Rest Stop Wins Best Comedy at Oscar-Qualifying Rhode Island Film Festival


Holy smokes! At our first festival and World Premiere I just found out Rest Stop took home the Grand Prize of Best Comedy Short! Thank you so much to our brilliant cast and crew! 

Rest Stop played the Opening Night slot at the festival, "Flickers' Road to the Oscars®",” a signature theme for the Festival. Some of the best short films that the 2015 festival has to offer are showcased. 

Now in its 19th year Rhode Island Film Festival has gone onto to become New England's largest film festival. Ranked as one of the Top 10 Film Festivals and featured by Moviemaker magazine as "Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the entry fee"

RIIFF, as noted, is also a qualifying festival for the Short Film Academy Award and the Short Documentary Academy Award through its affiliation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. There are 19 film festivals worldwide which share this distinction and RIIFF is the only festival in New England. 

Rest Stop was selected from over 5,700 entries from over 73 countries. to screen at the festival