Christopher Raines http://redriverradio.org en Filmmaker emotions run high on eve of LA Film Prize http://redriverradio.org/post/filmmaker-emotions-run-high-eve-la-film-prize <p>Filmmakers in the running for the <a href="http://lafilmprize.com/">Louisiana Film Prize </a>are beginning to assemble in Shreveport to promote their films during the weekend festival. Twenty short films are vying for the $50,000 cash prize. Memphis filmmakers Christopher Raines and Candace McGowen caravanned to Shreveport with a crew in June to shoot their film &ldquo;<a href="http://lafilmprize.com/films/5ive-courses/">5ive</a><a href="http://lafilmprize.com/films/5ive-courses/"> Courses</a>.&rdquo; &nbsp;Now in the finals, McGowen said, she&rsquo;s feeling a gamut of emotions.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:00:54 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 34353 at http://redriverradio.org Filmmaker emotions run high on eve of LA Film Prize Film crews descend on Shreveport preparing Louisiana Film Prize entries http://redriverradio.org/post/film-crews-descend-shreveport-preparing-louisiana-film-prize-entries <p>Over the past few weeks, a number of small film crews have taken to the streets of Shreveport. They’ve been shooting all around northwest Louisiana, like in a vacant former restaurant in the Highland neighborhood. They’re making short films – that must be shot locally&nbsp;– to enter into this year’s Louisiana Film Prize contest.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:17:56 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 29011 at http://redriverradio.org Film crews descend on Shreveport preparing Louisiana Film Prize entries