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Film Festival Secrets: A Handbook for Independent Filmmakers

This guidebook is the cornerstone of knowledge for those new to the film festival circuit. 

Film Festival Secrets will help you:

  • Select the right festival for your film
  • Prepare your festival screener 
  • Save money on festival fees 
  • Create marketing materials 
  • Craft a screening sell-out plan

"As a film festival programmer who has also been a filmmaker, I can honestly say that this book succeeds where so many others have failed in terms of describing the realities of the festival circuit." - John Merriman, Austin Film Festival Programmer

"Phenomenal! Film Festival Secrets asks and answers all the right questions. The most comprehensive, knowledgeable, and informative guide to the festival circuit to date." - Adam Roffman, Program Director, Independent Film Festival of Boston