My name is Kirk Cooper, I’m the founder of Film Market Access.
Film Market Access is a consulting and PR firm that assist indie filmmakers. We seek to empower, connect and build capacity for content makers, clients and creative entrepreneurs.
I have been a part of the international film community for over 12 years. I have a vast experience in the arts and entertainment industry of Canada, providing professional services in Communications, Marketing, Development and Project Management of special initiatives, industry events, film and television productions.
I began my career as advocate for indie filmmakers and then later as an independent film programmer. I programmed for festivals such as ReelWorld, Inside Out Gay and Lesbian, Pan African in L.A and Planet in Focus Film Festival.
As the lead publicist at Film Market Access; Ive had success on numerous films selected for Toronto International Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, Hot Docs, Festival Nouveau Cinema and CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival. His most recent publicity work was Unit Publicity on the production of the documentary feature film RASTA: A Soul’s Journey – tracing the journey of Bob Marley foot step through his first born granddaughter around the globe.<br /> <br /> In 2006 I folded my two passions into one and founded Film Market Access (FMA). As a festival programmer working with young professional filmmakers, I discovered that there is a lack of proper access and knowledge for most filmmakers attending Canadian and international festivals. I designed the FMA Program packages to incorporate knowledge of film commerce, encourage intuitive thinking and build confident networker, at an affordable price and attainable goals for the young professional artist’s to increase their visibility. <br /> <br /> Im very happy to be a member Stage32 - a great creative online community of people and projects.
I hope you will take a moment to visit my site and see what my company can offer you in assisting in building your career.