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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:



Making Money:


Producers’ Rep (aka Sales Rep):





Social Media:



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


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