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A bit of advice for your Film Festival submission

Submitting your film to film festivals? Already accepted and looking to improve your fest experience? Here’s some advice from Film Festival Directors! And, check out the Winter Film Awards 2018 Indie Film Fest – open NOW for submisssions!

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A bit of advice for your Film Festival submission

As we prepare to announce our lineup for the 2015 Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival, it seems like a good time to update and repost this, originally posted last year …. A while back, we posted What Festival Directors Really Think from Stephen Follows (Blog) and Your Movie’s Been…

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10 Tips for Submitting to Film Festivals

Get your project accepted to fests by following these must-know tips for film festival success! Film festivals provide a great way to get your film (and you!) exposure in the industry…but with escalating competition how can you increase your chances of acceptance? Cream rises to the top, so much of…

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Your Movie's Been Accepted to a Festival – Now What?

By Mara Lesemann: I’ve spent the past year taking my first feature (Surviving Family – www.survivingfamily.us) to 18 film festivals in the US and Canada; we also had 2 invitation-only screenings for family and friends. While we didn’t hit the festival home run that everyone dreams of (Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes,…

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A Bit of Advice for Your Film Festival Submission

As we open our submissions for the 2015 Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival, it seems like a good time to repost this, originally posted last year …. A while back, we posted What Festival Directors Really Think from Stephen Follows (Blog). Here is some more advice for filmmakers looking…

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A Bit of Advice for Your Film Festival Submission

A while back, we posted What Festival Directors Really Think  from Stephen Follows (Blog).  Here is some more advice for filmmakers looking to submit films to smaller Film Festivals or who have already been accepted to a Festival. In General Be findable!  We frequently hear about films that sound interesting and we…

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Winter Film Awards Announces Indieflix Partnership

Winter Film Awards is proud to announce its new partnership with Indieflix, the world’s favorite independent movie streaming platform. Called the “Netflix for independent films” by Variety, IndieFlix offers unlimited instant streaming of the world’s favorite independent films, and is available globally, anywhere, from PC’s, Tablets and Smartphones to Xbox…

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A Bit of Advice for Designing Your Film’s Poster

When dreaming of independent film, filmmakers imagine their poster displayed giant on the side of a building in Times Square. That’s great, but you must also keep in mind all of the places your poster design will display.  More often than not, this will be a thumbnail — on imdb,…

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What to expect when you’re expecting to get into a film festival

By Kat Candler, Independent FIlmmaker Project In the spirit of SXSW starting this weekend, I’ve put together a list of things you can expect when taking your short film out into the world. But let’s start with … Making movies is hard. And you’re gonna get rejected. A lot. And…

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Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Feb 28-Mar 2 NYC

58 Narrative, Documentary, Animated, Music Videos and Shorts Selected New York, NY (2/10/2013)   The Second Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival kicks off Thursday, February 28 2013 with three full days of screenings and after-parties. This year’s event offers something for everyone, highlighting the dynamic range of talent…

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2013 Winter Film Awards Call For Entries

New York, NY (September 27, 2012)-  The Winter Film Awards submissions committee has announced a Call for Entries for the 2013 Festival. Call for entries begins today and submissions deadlines are as follows:  Early Bird – December 1 2012, Regular Deadline – January 1 2013, Late Deadline – January 20…

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