Film Festival Advice

For an independent filmmaker, entering a short film or a feature film into a film festival is the best way for the screenwriter, director, cast and crew to get noticed. But film festival submissions are complicated. Film producers need a strategy to enter them, as some only want to show a film if it’s the film’s premiere. Do the research on a list of festivals that are in your budget to enter, based both on submission fees and location. Traveling to festivals can get expensive, so choose what is realistic for your budget and enjoy!

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