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February 25, 2009

Louisiana Film Resources meets with students


By Angela Cutrer

Bill Marinella, a casting director, and Shanna Forrestall, Louisiana Film Resources partner and resource liaison, listen as River Parishes Community College instructor Savitha Pinnepalli speaks to hopeful actor – and current RPCC student – Ralfiel G. Stell on Feb. 10 on the Sorrento campus.
Bill Marinella, a casting director, and Shanna Forrestall, Louisiana Film Resources partner and resource liaison, listen as River Parishes Community College instructor Savitha Pinnepalli speaks to hopeful actor – and current RPCC student – Ralfiel G. Stell on Feb. 10 on the Sorrento campus.
Angela Cutrer

Bill Marinella, a casting director, and Shanna Forrestall, Louisiana Film Resources partner and resource liaison, visited Savitha Pinnepalli’s computer science class to discuss careers in the film industry, as well as present to the students advertising commercials, acting clips, and Web pages.

The class also learned about Louisiana Film Resources’ free educational event that occured Feb 16 at the Louisiana Film Resources and Celtic Media Centre in Baton Rouge. The event, which included two tours showcased several local professionals involved in film with a tour and live demonstrations. Attendees learned about the different career opportunities available in the film industry.

Visit http://www.lafilmresources.com/news.cfm for more information about Louisiana Film Resources.

 







River Parishes Community College in Sorrento, La., is an open-admission, two-year, postsecondary public institution dedicated to developing and assisting students in achieving personal, professional and academic success. A component of the Louisiana Community and Technical College system and its board of supervisors, RPCC serves the Louisiana river parishes by providing transferable courses and curricula through certificates and associate's degrees. Please visit www.rpcc.edu or call (225) 675-8270 for more information.