|Local production company plans spring film festival|
R-Squared Productions is teaming up with several northeast Louisiana entities for the first-ever R-Squared Film Festival, which is slated for Saturday, April 30, at the Monroe Civic Center's Jack Howard Theater.
Rodney Ray, owner of R-Squared, said the purpose of the festival is to "cultivate and encourage the arts in northeast Louisiana, to develop and shape talent in filmmaking for all ages, to showcase opportunities in film production that are available in northeast Louisiana and to invest in our community."
The festival is limited to schools and/or residents of the following parishes: Ouachita, Lincoln, Morehouse, Richland, Caldwell, Jackson, Winn, Franklin, Tensas, Madison, East Carroll and West Carroll.
Filmmakers will compete as groups (five people or less) in the following categories: Middle School (6-8 grade), High School (9-12 grade), Higher Education, and citizens.
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