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Maneuvering Film Festivals - The Top Five Mistakes Filmmakers Make

At a Glance

  • Free event for learning how Film Festivals work
  • Learn the top mistakes filmmakers make and how to overcome them
  • Meet the Authors and have your book signed

This is it! Your All Access Pass to Launching Your Film on the Festival Circuit. Meet Authors, Rona Edwards & Monika Skerbelis on Saturday, April 15 at 3pm for a special event presentation at The Writers Store.

Hear about the top five mistakes filmmakers make when submitting to film festivals. With festivals such as Palm Springs Shortfest, Cannes, Telluride, Toronto, and the LA Film Festival just around the corner, now is the time to learn how to make the film festival circuit work for you.

Topics Include:

  • Filmmaker's Goals
  • Budgeting Film Festivals
  • Promoting your film before, during, and after
  • Targeting the right film festivals, including niche film festivals

About the Book

Your fast-pass to success on the film festival circuit! Loaded with examples and inspiring yet pragmatic information, this step-by-step guide to film festivals offers filmmakers a bird’s eye view of what it takes to have a successful festival experience.

Purchase your personally autographed copy of The Complete Filmmaker's Guide to Film Festivals: Your All Access Pass to Launching Your Film on the Festival Circuit. 

Producers, Directors and Screenwriters, learn how film festivals can be a great networking resource, which ones to target and what you need to know to have a successful festival experience. The perfect gift for the filmmaker(s) in your family.

Purchase your personally autographed copy of The Complete Filmmaker's Guide to Film Festivals: Your All Access Pass to Launching Your Film on the Festival Circuit.

Endorsements 

“Finally! A straight-shooting guide to the film festival circuit. Skerbelis’ and Edwards’ research pays off in this comprehensive guide to navigating your film through markets and festivals. Whether you’re heading for Sundance or SilverDocs, this is a must-have for the indie filmmaker.”
— Tony Safford, Executive VP, World-Wide Acquisitions, 20th Century Fox

“A thorough and accessible guide to how to make the most of your film festival experience, especially for first-timers trying to crack the code.”
— Pamela Koffler, Killer Films; Executive Producer, Mildred Pierce, Boys Don’t Cry

“Rona and Monika have done an excellent job encapsulating their careers as both festival organizers and filmmakers to present a pathway for new artists to participate in the film festival world… an important resource for any festival goer looking to better understand the history and opportunity of festivals around the world.”
— David Straus, Co-Founder, Withoutabox

Join Monika Skerbelis and Rona Edwards for this FREE event!

Saturday April 15th 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Get Rona and Monika as your personal mentors when you take the Maneuvering Film Festivals Online Course - in four weeks, you'll be ready to tackle the festival circuit!

LOCATION

The Writers Store
3510 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505

Saturday April 15, 2017
3:00PM - 4:00PM

Product Details

  • Date available: 04/04/2017
  • Publication date: 04/04/2017
  • Return policy: 30 days

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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.

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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...