Distribution : Film Festivals Questions I have..!! by David Doyle

David Doyle

Film Festivals Questions I have..!!

Film Festivals are on my mind, I have just finished film school in Dublin City Ireland and believe we may have one or two good enough shots to enter into a Film Festival belive it or believe it not. So this brings me here to you guys the experts, which Film Festival is best to target being Irish and all that jazz and not to capitalise on my green look its just a general question of some importance to myself. Yes this is my first post here so go easy on me guys :) Regards

Regina Lee

I'm not familiar with the smaller European festivals. The best platform for worldwide indie cinema remains the Sundance Film Festival. If the submission dates work for you, let that be your Plan A. Then let others be your Plan B. If possible, you want to start with Sundance, because they prefer to be the site of world premieres, and they often won't program films that have been played at other festivals.

Regina Lee

Let's assume your material is great, then you should chase the dream, right? What can it hurt to start at the top? But definitely have a Plan B because the major fests are super selective.

Amanda Toney

Hey David, have you checked out Cineuropa.org? They are the masters on all things European film and usually have good advice on European film festivals.

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