There’s a big month of deadlines ahead! Buckle up filmmakers and welcome to September. ‘We’re interested in ‘crossover’ films – films that aren’t too commercial and not too art-house.’ That’s a submission tip from Alexander Mouret, the Artistic Director of the Leiden International Film Festival, from when we caught up with him in Cannes. Check […]
‘We’re a horror film festival, with great taste.’ When it comes to the theme horror, Ted Wilson knows what his audience wants. Over the last five years, Telluride Horror Show‘s Director and Founder build a festival that doesn’t have to hide behind the big Telluride Film Festival or the well-known Mountainfilm in Telluride. Named as […]
Grab your handkerchiefs, summer is coming to a close here at FFL HQ in Berlin. The upside? More deadlines. Autumn’s a busy time for film submissions and September is no exception! One to watch is undeniably Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, another one with an Academy-Award qualifying award. Festival Director Bronwyn Kidd says she wants films […]
To launch an event like a film festival is a huge venture. There is more to it than just the idea. In the age of Facebook giving your brand exposure to the public is at least easier, but also brings a lot more work than one would expect in the first place. The young film festival Telluride Horror Show has been using the social network very effectively since its start last year. The result: around 24.000 fans on Facebook. This made us very curious to know how they got to this level so quickly!
Festival director Ted Wilson shares his insight information on how a beginner film festival can […]