How to Master Your Crowdfunding Campaign with Indiegogo’s Head of Film UK Miranda Fleming

Crowfunding platforms have changed the game of film funding. The possibility to go online and ask your friends and followers for money has revolutionized the process of film financing. So far, in America, it’s been arguably more forward thinking than in Europe. Even well-known American directors such as Zach Baff and Spike Lee raised considerable money with a crowdfunding campaign […]

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6 Tips for Independent Filmmakers from LEIDEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

To act as a gateway for American independent films into Europe is one of the main goals of the Leiden International Film Festival. Evert de Vries, LIFF‘s Managing Director and Programmer, gave us some hot tips for independent filmmakers you shouldn’t miss… As the fastest growing festival in the Netherlands, it‘s a great way for American filmmakers to […]

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5 Tips for Emerging Filmmakers from FEST – New Directors|New Films Festival

‘Filmmakers, don‘t submit only to the festivals: go to the festivals!‘ Filipe Pereira, Festival Director of the 10th FEST – New Directors|New Films Festival, knows what is important for upcoming filmmakers. They need to build a network, therefore filmmakers need to attend festivals. With the panels and workshops that make up FEST’s Training Ground, networking […]

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FilmFestivalLife’s Submitter: What it means for filmmakers right now

  Without-a-clue about the needs of the industry, the online monopolists have sat back and reclined on average technology, building an empire with so much potential but never really fulfilling it.   Remember when online submissions became possible? We do. It was celebrated with flexible-keyboard-ready hands, praising a new online way: one upload, unlimited submissions, […]

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