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Film Festival Mastery

Jul 17, 2021

We head back to Cannes to recap the event and talk about indie filmmakers who rise above the noise to generate attention there.

We profile Sean Baker, who was one of the first to make an entire feature on an iPhone (Tangerine).  He's back this year with another indie (Red Rocket), which was just acquired by A24.  We...

Jul 11, 2021

Our hosts are joined by indie filmmaker Nathan Buck, who is in Cannes to promote his latest feature film, Before el Fina.

We hear his take on the current state of the world's top Festival, while learning more about how to maximize the opportunity to be in Cannes. 

Network.  Research.  Pitch.  It's all part of...

Jul 9, 2021

Join us for a lively discussion on the current festival landscape, as we talk with Festival veteran Craig Prater.  

Craig is currently the President of Heartland Film, overseeing both the Heartland International Film Festival, and their more recent offspring, Indy Shorts.

This festival has grown from a four day event...

May 20, 2021

As film festivals continue to compete for audiences and filmmakers, many have turned to virtual experiences to differentiate.

Filmocracy CEO Paul Jun shares some new insights on this expanding digital universe.  


May 4, 2021

With the pandemic affecting film festivals and markets in 2020, the evolution continues in 2021.  Berlin was a digital enterprise, and Cannes Marche will be divided into two parts.

How will other "market" festivals fare in 2021, and how will the overall buying and selling find stable ground.

Our hosts cover this and...