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January 9 at 8:30am

How To Get Ready For That Film Festival

By Ted Hope

You are in, and now you have all sorts of wonderful problems — the kind most filmmakers wish they could enjoy.  You know, you have to do all the things you have to do for a film festival.  I have tried to collect the various blog posts I have written or have found written by others that will really prepare you.  There’s a lot more to be written.  But this is a good start:

If you got in, perhaps you read this MUST READ post:

How To Make The Perfect Sundance Film” by Ted Hope (excerpt from “Hope For Film” book); NoFilmSchool.com, October 7, 2014

And once you the details of how to make a prize-winning film, there are quite a few other things worth recognizing:

Attitude:

Distribution:

Making Money:

Preparation:

Producers’ Rep (aka Sales Rep):

Publicists:

Q&A:

Rejection:

Sales:

Social Media:

Strategy:

IF YOU KNOW OF OTHER REALLY GOOD POSTS TO HELP PEOPLE PREP FOR FESTIVALS, Please share them here!!!

And if you have friends attending ANY film festival with their movie for the first time, please share this post via this link:

http://bit.ly/1kKxxHl


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