About the Event
For the first time ever, Riverside City College brings a horror film festival to town. “A Monstrous Film Festival of Horror” splatters the screen with buckets of cinematic gore on October 12th, 2013. The festival promises to deliver a gruesome bevy of terrifying, and sometimeshilarious delights. A body of original short films produced by student filmmakers will be showcased and their tales will be immortalized on the silver screen. So prepare yourself for a night of spinechilling experiences.
The festival will feature special guest Ron Chaney and his traveling exhibition of classic horror memorabilia. Come and enjoy a showcase of art, costumes and regalia from the private collection of both Lon Chaney Sr. and Lon Chaney Jr., legendary horror film actors. Their careers have collectively spanned over 100 years, with notable roles like the Phantom, Quasimodo, the Wolf Man, Frankenstein, and the Mummy.
About the RCC Film and Television Program
The RCC Film and Television program trains students for careers in the film and television industry. According to director Bud Tedesco, “The most important thing is that we want to turn out students who can be employed”. One alumnus of the program is Clayton Sandell, who now works as a reporter for ABC News, Los Angeles. There are many other students who are now working in television production for networks such as MTV and KCET. Many graduates of the program have gone on to film schools such as USC, Chapman, UCLA, Northridge and Fullerton. The RCC Film and Television program has provided the most comprehensive training for it’s students, allowing them the ability to advance rapidly in the industry.