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Sep 12, 2012 · what makes a good film festival: Size and focus : Some small town festivals shouldn’t be overlooked, especially ones near large cities. While many executives flock to Sundance, Toronto, and Austin, some like the thrill of finding a diamond in the rough in unexpected, more tranquil places.
Sometimes you admire the big guns (Cannes, etc) and sometimes you find a perfect little gem – so that’s why I’d like to pay tribute The Sands International Film Festival of St Andrews. This is a tiny festival with a big appeal. Here’s what worked, and some things other (bigge
Oct 20, 2014 · What makes a good film festival is a question that keeps artistic directors around the world awake at night, or at least it should. The Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) is eight years old this year, and the event as it is today is very different from the first edition.
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Did you know that there are over 9,000 film festivals that have happened in the past 15 years? Some festivals just want to take your film festival submission fees. But there are awesome festivals like Raindance that take your fees and are considered excellent value for money. As a filmmaker starting out it’s important to understand the different ca...
Film festivals are ranked according to their importance. By importance I mean by the number of acquisition executives who attend. At the top of the pile are the Major film festivals like Cannes, Toronto, Berlin, Rotterdam and Toronto. There are about 20 major film festivals in total. Then come the mini-major film festivals – still brilliant, but no...
With such a diverse range of film festivals it’s easy to see why choosing the right festival for your film is difficult. You wouldn’t send your teenage romance film to London Sci-Fi or Frightfest would you? Your task is to research the festival world and try to narrow down the types of festivals that would suit your film. Be it a documentary, a sho...
No matter what kind of film you have made, or want to make, it’s a good idea to look at what the festival programmers at festivals like Raindance look for.
If your film makes people laugh, submit it to comedy festivals. If it’s action-packed, submit it to action festivals. What do you have? A Supernatural? Is it Fantasy? Or Biographical? Is it a Documentary? You get the picture. There’s a festival out there for every film with a good story, Make sure it is well presented with cleared music rights and ...Raindance members save 20% on filmmaking courses? You can join online >HEREOur courses are FREE for our HND, top-up BA and postgraduate/MA/studentsYou can book a free 1-1 consultation about our full-time degree courses HEREWe don’t teach ‘filmmaking’ at Raindance. At Raindance we make filmmakers.
Feb 17, 2015 · What makes a film festival famous? How can a festival reach more people and gain credibility when there are thousands of other players in competition? Below is a list of some of the things festivals can do to build reputation, influence and social reach to increase submissions and attendance: 1. Bring huge value
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