ATC's new short film, SPLIT TICKET, won the Director's Award Grand Prize at the 20th Rhode Island International Film Festival. The awards ceremony was held in the Metcalf Auditorium at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum on August 13, 2016. SPLIT TICKET had a sold out screening at the 500-seat Jean Pickens Theatre in Newport, RI, with another packed screening at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence the following night. ATC appeared on two screenwriting panels at RIIFF's annual ScriptBiz program -- the Art of Pitching, and Writing for Character and Performance. Thanks to everyone at RIIFF for their warm and generous hospitality. Below (l to r), RIIFF Executive Director George T. Marshall, Program Director Shawn Quirk, ATC and Ambassador Marlyn Mason; ATC on the screenwriting panel.