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Image of Garrett Nelson standing in an empty room.

The Champagne Break

Garrett Nelson is famous throughout Europe as a performance artist, installation artist, and poet. His work has been lauded by art critics and showcased by some of the most prestigious...

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A family photo with a young Gavin Checchi and his father Bobby Checchi.

A First Home Run

24-year old Film Connection graduate Gavin Checchi recently sent his premiere short, The Last Home Run, out into the film festival circuit. The poignant and emotionally vulnerable short has already...

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Mariannjely Marval

A Vital Perspective

Since graduating the program in 2021, Mariannjely Marval has continued to work with her mentor, Richard Brandes. Their collaborative script, Devious Deeds, hit the market, was quickly optioned, and is...

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Andrew Cohn

Honesty Over Truth

Andrew Cohn is an Emmy-winning filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Before transitioning to narrative film, Andrew spent ten years directing documentary films—including Medora, Night School, and Warriors of Liberty City....

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A Career on the Rise

Corvell Newman is a recent graduate of RRFC’s Film Connection. Based in Shreveport, Louisiana, this 23-year-old aspiring director is already making moves—working on commercials and features. He recently participated in...

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Black and white picture of Ron Osborn and film crew on set.

The King’s God

Screenwriter Ron Osborn has been a mentor within the filmmaking department of the RRFC program for 10 years! With over 40 years of experience, he has amassed an impressive collection...

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The Pink Lady

Kalie Acheson is a Los Angeles based film maker and the founding owner of Art Mafia. Her career, at only 33, is exceptional—with a long list of accolades in the...

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