Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition: The Essential Companion for Filmmakers and Festival-Goers

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The guerrilla guide to marketing and selling an indie film.

Some people are just there for the loot bags. But most of the people at a film festival are trying to market and sell an independent film. Don’t be just one of the horde. Use Chris Gore’s Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide to help your indie film stand out! Entertainment Weekly loves Gore’s book, calling it a “treatise on schmoozing, bullying, and otherwise weaseling one's way into the cinematic madness known as film...

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Overview

The guerrilla guide to marketing and selling an indie film.

Some people are just there for the loot bags. But most of the people at a film festival are trying to market and sell an independent film. Don’t be just one of the horde. Use Chris Gore’s Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide to help your indie film stand out! Entertainment Weekly loves Gore’s book, calling it a “treatise on schmoozing, bullying, and otherwise weaseling one's way into the cinematic madness known as film festivals.” The newly revised and updated fourth edition includes full listings for more than 1,000 film festivals, with complete tips and contact information, plus in-depth analysis of the Big Ten festivals. With detailed, fresh how-tos for marketing, distributing, and selling a film and using websites to build buzz, plus interviews with top festival filmmakers, step-by-steps on what to do after your film gets accepted, and explanations of how to distribute a film, Chris Gore’s guide tells filmmakers exactly how to become a player in the indie world. Chris Gore’s Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide includes complete listings for more than 1,000 festivals—find the best for indie, documentary, short, student, digital, and animation, and a CD-ROM!

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  • ISBN-13: 9780823099719
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 471,549
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2010

    Review of Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide

    So to all you "indie film makers" out there, wanting to "arm yourself with film festival knowledge", this is the "mother" of all books to have. Chris Gore's, Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide (4th edition) should be required reading prior to film wannabe's spending thousands entering their film to film festivals. Easy to read, and step by step instructions and advice, Chris teaches you all about film festivals. Even if you're not an up and coming film maker, the book is full of good knowledge to know for festival-goers as well. Learn the dos and don'ts of going to Sundance, Tribeca, Toronto or any of the thousand of other film festivals that are held. Chris's years and years of attending film festivals are surely to pay off the single price of the book. I found the book to be very insightful and amusing. Has an added bonus, the 4th edition book provides you with a serial number and web site, where you may join for free the only official website affiliated with Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide's. You'll join a community of filmmakers and festivals dedicated to sharing information to help guide you along the festival circuit. Highly recommended, see you at the movies!

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