We're Hosting 3 Film Distribution Panels 1/24 in Park City!
If you're at Sundance, stop by for any or all of our 3 exciting panels at the Silver King Hotel in Park City.
Panel 1: Documentary Distribution:
What Are the Best Opportunities Available for Your Film?
10:00am – 11:30am
Film distribution strategies have changed dramatically in today's fast paced market. Join a panel of industry experts and learn about the best options available for marketing and distributing your film. Panelist include: Peter Broderick, Christina Rogers, Mat Levy, Andrew Mer, Sarafina DiFelice, & Anna Darrah. Read bios below. Topics include:
How can niche films find profitable audiences?
The pros & cons of new digital outlets.
Why are DVD sales still the largest source of revenue for most films?
How do I find an educational distributor that's right for my film?
How to set up a paid speaking tour.
How & where can I set up community screenings or "theatrical events"?
Panel 2: Using Social Media to Supercharge Your Film's Distribution Plan!
1:00pm – 2:30pm
It's no surprise that many distributors and filmmakers depend on social media channels to promote their film. But is anyone listening? Are clicks resulting in sales? If you're new to social media marketing or looking for new ideas to improve your existing campaigns, come attend this savvy interactive social media marketing workshop and learn the following from industry experts Allen Chou and Diana Iles Parker:
Revenue opportunities for your film.
Building audiences & buzz!
Developing your NEW influential & authoritative status.
How to develop endless content ideas for your Twitter and Facebook campaigns.
Finding your target audience.
How to use lesser-known but still effective platforms to broaden the reach of your social media strategies.
Panel 3: Didn't Get Into Sundance? No Worries.
Learn How to Go Beyond Big Name Festivals to Secure Distribution
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Every year, thousands of films are not accepted into Sundance, yet many still become BIG hits. Learn from industry experts on how the former "Plan B" of distribution could surprise you as being your NEW "Plan A"! Panelist include: Brian Newman, Mat Levy, Josh Levin, Mike Grice, & Michael Tuckman.
Why films can still be highly successful without any major festival exposure.
What other factors do distributors consider beyond being an "official selection".
Securing theatrical distribution – Is it worth the expense?
How can a publicist or social meida campaign help?
Building a fan base with every festival appearance.
The pro's & con's of DIY self-distribution. Decision time?
For more details and to order your tickets in advance, visit: http://filmdistributionpanel.eventbrite.com/
*Enter promo code "DWORD" and receive a discount at check out!
Edited Thu 19 Jan 2012
by Kate Juanengo