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Mikel Fair

Mikel Fair

Mikel Fair My name is Mikel Fair. I am the Director of Film Festival Circuit Inc. First of all, we are a company that manages film festival events in Texas and Oregon. Furthermore, we like to have fun and celebrate independent film. I worked for 15 years in the television and film production as a location sound mixer and production manager. I have also worked in post production as an editor, post sound mixer and composer. Above all, watching independent films and reading creative screenplays is my passion.

Oregon Short Film Festival 2018 Event Recap

The Oregon Short Film Festival Is Growing!

The energy of independent film was on full display at the Oregon Short Film Festival 2018. On February 3rd, 2018 in Portland, Oregon, over 400 people attended 10 Hours of International Short Film[...]

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Screenwriter Amanda Martinez

A Fun Comedy Screenplay By Amanda R. Martinez

The Most Interesting Man in Dave's Mind, is an award winning comedy short screenplay written by Amanda R. Martinez. Amanda's screenplay is an official selection of the following film festivals.

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Portland Comedy Film Festival Spring 2018 Event Recap

Portland Comedy Film Festival Spring 2018

Award Winners

What an awesome week! March 21-24, 2018 was the most successful film festival event that we have ever had in our history. With over 450 attendees at the Avalon Theatre and The Northwest[...]

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Houston Comedy Film Festival 2018 Event Recap

Our 9th Comedy Film Festival Event In Houston, Texas.

First of all, the 9th Houston Comedy Film Festival took place on  April 14, 2018 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Mason Park. Furthermore, a special thanks goes out to the wonderful, near[...]

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Mirror Like, Science Fiction Film From Peru

An Amazing Science Fiction Film From Peru

Mirror Like, Directed By Wataska (Peru) is an Oregon Short Film Festival 2018 official selection and winner of the  Best Science Fiction Film Award. Omar Garcia was also been nominated for Best Actor.

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Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Spring 2018 Event Recap

 

A Sold Out, LOL, Success in Austin!

Sunday April 15th, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lakeline. What an amazing night! Filmmakers, screenwriters and attendees of the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Spring 2018[...]

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Austin Comedy Screenwriter Phillip E Hardy

A Comedy By Phillip E Hardy With A Transgender Twist

The feature length comedy screenplay, Selling Veronica Cupcake, written by Phillip E Hardy is an Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Fall 2018 Official Selection.  Congrats to to Phillip E[...]

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Oregon Documentary Film Festival 2018 Event Recap

Oregon Documentary Film Festival 2018  Event Recap

First of all, we are proud to announce the 2018 Oregon Documentary Film Festival Official Selections. Most noteworthy, the screening date at 5th Avenue Cinema was May 25-26, 2018. Furthermore,[...]

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Sex Bomb, Directed By Michael Gene Conti

One Brave Man Must Step Forward

Sex Bomb, Directed by Michael Gene Conti (California) is a comedy film that has been selected by the  Austin Micro Short Film Festival 2018Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Fall 2018 and Portland Comedy Film[...]

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Austin Micro Short Film Festival 2018 Event Recap

Austin Micro Short Film Festival 2018 Award Winners

  1. Best Actor Award Winner - Bradley Bazile in "Loose Authority”
  2. Best Actress Award Winner - Delphine Menu in "Der Jude"
  3. Best Animated Film Award Winner - "Armor Del Amor" Directed by Kirk Kelley
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    The Film Festival Submitter's Handbook
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    My name is Mikel Fair and I have written this 30 page ebook to help filmmakers strengthen their submission when submitting to Film Festivals. This guide is based on my experience, starting in 2008 as a Film Festival Director that has watched, rated and reviewed more than 5000+ submissions of all genres from over 100 countries. There are several mistakes that filmmakers are making on a daily basis that I can help you avoid. I explain in detail, about how the packaging and editing of your submission can have a direct effect on how many festivals that your film is accepted to. Priced under $10 US, I have made this book affordable for everyone and will email you any new versions that we release until January 2021. Please read the first chapter for free!

    • Chapter 1: Does Packaging Really Matter? - Free Chapter!
    • Chapter 2: Are Your Contact Details Accurate? A Daily Common Mistake
    • Chapter 3: Does The Name Of Your Film Stand Out? Or Will It Be Lost In The Shuffle?
    • Chapter 4: Tips For Creating The Right Tagline And Synopsis
    • Chapter 5: Do You Know That A Director’s Bio And Resume Are Two Different Things?
    • Chapter 6: How To Write A Compelling Director’s Statement That Tells A Story.
    • Chapter 7: The First Impression Of Your Film Is It’s Official Poster.
    • Chapter 8: Without A Trailer, Your Film Might Become An Afterthought.
    • Chapter 9: Why Do Film Festivals Love Submissions With A Social Media Presence?
    • Chapter 10: Your Film’s Website, Is Its History And Point Of Contact
    • Chapter 11: Final Cut Or Festival Cut? Don’t Submit The Wrong One.
    • Chapter 12: Stretch Your Submissions Budget. Use Promo Codes. Get Discounts.
    • Conclusion

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