Learn the secrets of successfully marketing and selling your film at over 1000 film festivals worldwide. Chris Gore reveals how to get a film accepted and what to do after acceptance, from putting together a press kit to putting on a great party. Gore’s updated and revised edition includes new filmmaker interviews as well as new chapters on distribution and selling your film. The directory of film festivals to enter has been greatly expanded. Easy to flip through, yet densely packed with information, this book will provide an insider perspective valuable to those who attend or enter festivals.
- Comprehensive listings of over 1000 Film Festivals to enter with travel tips and contact information
- Who to Invite to your screening
- What to do after your film gets accepted
- War stories from top festival filmmakers
- How to make festival politics work for you
“I think probably the nicest thing a film festival can do for young filmmakers is to get them out of debt and get their films sold.”
Geoff Gilmore, Director of the Sundance Film Festival
Chris Gore is a writer, filmmaker, television host and speaker who has built a solid reputation as an outspoken voice in the independent film world. As the hilarious, honest, down-to-earth creator of FilmThreat.com, he has traveled the world to over 100 different film festivals. In his spare time, he hosts television shows such as Festival Pass with Chris Gore for Starz Cinema and the Independent Film Channel original series Ultimate Film Fanatic. Gore lives in Los Angeles.