Film Festival 101: How to Design a Successful Film Festival Strategy

Dandan Liu, Documentary Filmmaker & Cinematographer

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7 Lessons (15m)
    • 1. Course Intro

    • 2. Film Festival Platforms

    • 3. Research

    • 4. Narrowing It Down

    • 5. Submitting

    • 6. 7 Essential Tips for Success

    • 7. Thank you!


About This Class

Just finished your film and now want to release it to the world?

Film festivals can be a powerful outlet for you to showcase your film and establish yourself in the industry. However, since there are thousands of film festivals out there, it can be difficult to know where to start and how to navigate through this world. 

This course shows you how, presenting a clear overview of the film festival process, starting from the film festival search to the final submission. It also shares some essential industry insights into how you can design a strategy tailored to your film and maximize your chance for success.