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Film Festival Submission Tips #9: A Website Is A Central Hub For Your Submission

Does Anyone Care About Film Websites Any More?

I was having a conversation with a friend and filmmaker in the Middle East recently. He has been a writer, director and producer in the film industry for at least 10 years. He has been associated[...]

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Film Festival Submission Tips #7: Does Your Film Have A Trailer?

 

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Five Reasons Why Your Film Should Have A Trailer

In my experience a Film Festival Director for 10+ years, I strongly recommend that you create a trailer for any film, music video[...]

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Film Festival Submission Tips #10: The Final Cut vs. The Festival Cut. Do You Know The Difference?

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For Festival Programmers, Every Second Counts

Most of our Film Festival Events feature 2-3 hour blocks of short films that are 1-30 minutes in length. Sometimes we screen anywhere from 20-40 films[...]

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Film Festival Submission Tips #6: Have You Created A Poster For Your Submission?

 

Film Posters Are Still Relevant

Traditionally, every film released in theaters is represented by printed materials which may include an 11×17 or 18×24 poster. They are standard marketing tools that sometimes become collectable items. Have[...]

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Film Festival Submission Tips #8: Quickly Add Social Media Links To FilmFreeway

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Social Media Is A Free Marketing Tool For Your Film Or Screenplay. Use It!

When the judges make the official selections for any of our film festivals, a Facebook Post soon follows.[...]

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Film Festival Submission Tips #5: Create A Director's Or Writer's Statement

Make Your Statement And Connect With The Film Festival Audience and Judges

This is probably the most overlooked and forgotten item that filmmakers and screenwriters leave out of their submission details. Don't miss this opportunity to explain[...]

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Film Festival Submission Tips #4: Create A Director's Or Writer's Biography

Why Do Film Festivals Care About My Biography?

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Film Festival Submission Tips #3: Create a Tagline And Synopsis That Generate Interest

Why Create A Tagline Or Synopsis For A Film Festival Submission?

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Film Festival Submission Tips #2: Choose A Memorable Film or Screenplay Title

The Title Of Your Film Festival Submission Should Be Memorable

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Film Festival Submission Tips #1: Are Your Contact Details Accurate?

Contact Information For Your Film Festival Submission Must Be Accurate

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