How to Build a Successful International Film Festival Strategy

A unique online course tailored to the needs of international filmmakers who wish learn how to build a successful international festival strategy and submit films to leading international film festivals.

  • Category: Cat One




The course includes 3 sessions, each one is 2 hours.

Main Topics

Building custom-made international film festival strategy according to your:

  •  Genre
  • Film Length
  • Target Audience
  • Preferred Countries

Set specific goals:

  • Launching an international career
  • Reaching audiences in film festival open to the public
  • Reaching such as buyers such as sales agents or TV stations
  • Getting paid for screening your film

How to evaluate film festivals according to their:

  • Prestige
  • Specials events which are held during the festival  
  • Attendee list
  • Buyers list
  • Sponsors
  • Press coverage

The differences between the varied premieres: 

  • World Premiere
  • International Premiere
  • Continent Premiere
  • Domestic Premiere

Lists of A, B, and C Film Festivals   

Leading film festivals for:

  • Fiction: shorts and features
  • Documentaries: shorts and features
  • Children & Youth
  • Animation
  • Horror
  • LGBT

Important activities before and while your film is being screened in a film festival in order to maximize your film’s exposure.