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Maneuvering Film Festivals

At a Glance

  • Online course on the ins and outs of film festivals
  • Teaches how to use festivals as a strategy to advance your career
  • Covers everything from on-site marketing to materials and networking

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Get your film recognized!

There are over 4,000 film festivals around the world. You will learn how to use festivals as a strategy to advance your career. This 4-week online intensive workshop provides tips and resources to help you break through the film festival selection process. Once you make it in, you'll need the right tools to successfully market yourself at festivals. 

  • 4-week online workshop on the ins and outs of film festivals
  • Each week a new lecture, handouts and assignments are revealed so you can work at your own pace 24/7
  • A complete soup-to-nuts comprehensive course based upon the critically acclaimed book, "The Complete Filmmaker's Guide to Film Festivals"
  • Teaches the Dos and Don'ts of getting your film into film festivals
  • Teaches how to use festivals as a strategy to advance your career

You will learn what you need to make sure your festival experience is beneficial to your film and your career - from on site marketing strategy to hand-out materials and networking. By the end of this course you will understand what you need to accomplish to have a successful festival circuit run.

"During our courses, you'll have one-on-one interface with both of us. We'll offer feedback on all your assignments and best of all you can ask us anything you want about the business and we'll do our best to answer. Our mission - to help you succeed!" - Rona Edwards & Monika Skerbelis on ESE Film Workshops Online

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Return Policy

Your satisfaction is our top priority. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please return the item(s) for an exchange or refund within 30 days from the purchase date, unless otherwise noted on the product page.

Ship the item(s) to The Writers Store via a traceable and insured method. You will be responsible for return shipping fees.

Please include a completed Return Form with your shipment. Refunds take up to one week to process once we have received the item(s).

Software returns must be deactivated and uninstalled from your computer before a refund may be issued. Please contact the software manufacturer if you need assistance uninstalling or deactivating your software.

The following items are not returnable: Hollywood Creative Directories, DVDs (opened), and Gift Certificates.

Meet the Author: Monika Skerbelis

Monika Skerbelis is a former studio executive and co-author of the critically acclaimed books, “I Liked It, Didn’t Love It: Screenplay Development from the Inside Out” and "The Complete Filmmaker's Guide to Film Festivals: Your All Access Pass to Launching Your Film on the Festival Circuit". She is the programming director for The American Pavilion's Emerging Filmmaker ...

Meet the Author: Rona Edwards

A graduate of California Institute of the Arts, RONA EDWARDS became Vice President of Creative Affairs for multiple Emmy-winner John Larroquette (Night Court), Academy-Award Winner Michael Phillips Productions (The Sting, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Taxi Driver) and Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated Producer Fern Field (Monk, Heartsounds) before she was dragged kicking and screaming into the world of independent producing.  As a Producer, she Co-Produced and/or Executive Produced One Special Victory (NBC) starring John Larroquette, The Companion (USA/SyFi CHANNEL) directed by Gary Fleder, I Know What You Did (ABC) starring Rosanna Arquette...