I Made A Short Film Now WTF Do I Do With It: A Guide to Film Festivals, Promotion, and Surviving the Ride

I Made A Short Film Now WTF Do I Do With It: A Guide to Film Festivals, Promotion, and Surviving the Ride

by Clarissa Jacobson


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Written by award-winning filmmaker Clarissa Jacobson, I Made A Short Film Now WTF Do I Do With It is jam-packed with hard-earned knowledge, tips, and secrets on how to enter film festivals, promote your movie… and SUCCEED!

I Made A Short Film Now WTF Do I Do With It covers everything from what festivals to submit to, how to maximize your money, secure an international presence, deal with rejection, gain publicity, harness the power of social media, what a sales rep does and much more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620063385
Publisher: Sunbury Press, Inc.
Publication date: 07/07/2019
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Clarissa Jacobson is a screenwriter, filmmaker, voice-over artist, and actress who is always looking for the next artistic adventure!

Her award-winning comedy/horror short film, Lunch Ladies, is now on Prime Video, Kanopy, Canal+ for French territories and more. Lunch Ladies, has been in over one-hundred festivals all over the world - including prestigious Clermont-Ferrand - has won thirty-eight awards and garnered over eighty positive reviews. Clarissa also developed an extensive social media platform for the film and a website with over two hundred blogs - so head over to her Lunch Ladies website for more info!

In addition, her screenplay - Stella By Starlight - has been optioned by Norman Stephens Films and Beverly Nero Productions. Her other piece, Land Of Milk And Honey, was optioned by Director, Gisberg Molero Bermúdez, and she wrote a book, "I Made A Short Film WTF Do I Do With It (a guide to film festivals, promotion, and surviving the ride)."

Clarissa has a BA in theatre from Indiana University and trained at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She is a long-standing member of Twin Bridges Writing Salon, loves a good thrift shop. She resides in Los Angeles with all the other wonderful weirdos.

Table of Contents

  1. Get a Goal or Be a Goner
  2. Be Prepared
  3. Spreadsheets for Success
  4. Which Festival Should I Enter?
  5. Entering Fests Around the World
  6. Rejections Rule
  7. Promotion
  8. Attending the Festival
  9. Engaging Your Fan Base
  10. The Final Mile
  11. The Ten Commandments
  12. About the Author

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