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We Didn't Post About Your Film On Social Media, Because You Didn't Provide Links With Your Submission.

We get emails like this from Filmmakers and Screenwriters almost every day. They see our social media marketing campaign and wonder why they got "left out." It's pretty simple really. You didn't add the links to your FilmFreeway submission form. I recently wrote a short book with tips and advice for filmmakers that are submitting their creative work to the Film Festival Circuit. A small investment, goes a long way. Do yourself a favor. Download this book and avoid common mistakes that filmmakers make every day when submitting to Film Festivals. Strengthen your submission and get ahead of  thousands of filmmakers that are submitting their work on FilmFreeway. Below, is the first paragraph of Chapter 9.



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Chapter 9: Why Do Film Festivals Love Submissions With A Social Media Presence?

"Social media is a free marketing tool for your Film Festival Submission. Here is how you use it. I strongly advise that you list a Facebook Page and Instagram profile on your submission form. It can be something simple like “Last Train To Everwood Documentary Film” or @LastTrainToEverWood. Some of you might be asking, “why do this? I don’t like social media, I don’t need social media, there aren’t any distributors looking for films on social media.” I’ve heard it all. There are public perceptions, misinformation, and quite frankly, old school thinking, when it comes to social media. For years, I thought that Twitter was just a place to post a picture of my lunch. And for some people, that is what it is. For a filmmaker, it’s a place to post updates about the progress of your film. And also, a forum for people to “like” and comment on your film. The cast and crew of your film usually split-up, and head in different directions after a project. Having a simple Facebook Page for your work, is a great way to keep them all connected and get updates, no matter where the film industry takes them. In many ways, people these days, rely more on social media, then they do on email. It simply cannot be ignored by filmmakers anymore, in my opinion." - Would you like to read more? Download the Film Festival Submitter's Handbook now!

Film Festival Submitter's Handbook pdf

This eBook Is Out Now!

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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! ( LINK )

  • 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


Film Festival Submitter's Handbook