Things to keep in mind when you are preparing to submit to festivals and stumbling blocks to avoid; premiere strategy.
Festivals for the Indie Filmmaker
What the film festival means to the independent filmmaker in the age of Internet video and how the festival fits into the overall strategy of the producer.
Festival Submission Strategy
How to shape your festival strategy, considerations to take into account and prioritizing how you will spend your time and limited resources when it comes to bringing more exposure to your independent film.
Film Festivals and Screenings
The importance of film festivals and how to leverage value from the experience.
Networking at Film Festivals
Like every industry, the film industry has its own organizations and associations. These organizations and associations sponsor film festivals, which can be an extremely effective way of meeting people who may ultimately want to hire you or work with you
The Truth About Slamdance
Although rumors may abound about other top ten festivals being influenced by agents, reps, studios and inside connections, it simply has nothing to do with Slamdance’s selection process. Check out this article for the truth about the selection process.
Guerilla Festival Marketing
Guerilla marketing techniques that you can actually put into practice. No matter how small the budget, you can make a splash whilst vying for your slice of the attention pie at the next big (or small) festival you attend.
The most important thing to remember when preparing your piece for the festival is that it will be seen by festival workers on VHS. That is correct! You do not need ten release prints by festival deadline. As a matter of fact, I would not recommend str
Film Festival Format Planning
For many independent producers, festival strategy is the cornerstone of any plan to distribute their completed film. Unfortunately, many novice producers go to production without thinking about more than the deadlines of the festivals they wish to enter.