We watch at and analyze the film from the point of view of the festival's potential and offer a promotion strategy: which festivals you need to pay attention to, which ones will be a priority for the premiere.
We will write recommendations for the film by festival niches, categories, level of competitions, etc.
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Before the consultation, we are watching the film.
At the meeting we will discuss:
- the premiere status and festival strategy for the film;
- discuss premiere status and festival strategy;
- analyze your previous submissions and selections;
- discuss next steps and online release;
- answer your questions regarding your film or the festival run.
Consultations are held via Zoom.
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1. Preview copy with English subtitles
The copy of the film in full HD 1920x1080 resolution (up to 2 GB for movies up to 30 minutes, up to 4.5 GB for the feature films) with English subtitles in the format * .mp4 or * .mov.
2. Preview copy without subtitles
A similar file, without subtitles in the original language.
3. Subtitles file in *.srt format
Even if your subtitles are embedded in the video, you will still need a separate file. It is required for translations at the festival. The file must be prepared in advance.
4. Logline and synopsis
Synopsis is used in all festival profiles. Read the article on writing logline and synopsis.
5. Director's biography and filmography
Required in all, without exception, festival profiles.
6. Director's statement
We recommend writing the director's statement so that we can use it for personal submission straight to the festival selection commeet.
7. 5 shots and director's photo
Photos in print quality (300 dpi) — can be used in the festival catalogue. The face on the photo should be clearly visible. The file is needed in print quality (300dpi) — for festival catalogue.
8. Film poster and trailer
These are additional files, but it is better to prepare them too. Poster is used in all online materials and can be printed and hung on the venues of the festival. The movie trailer can also be used as a promotion at the festival.
Read: How to make a movie poster.
9. DCP copy
You can prepare it right before the first festival screening. One version is enough, to which you can add an additional package (subtitles, audio tracks).