Get your film out into the world! Film festivals are a great vehicle for an audience to discover your film. But there are so many options! How do you know which festivals best suit your film? How can you strategize to save money on submission fees while maximizing impact? Once you’re invited to a festival, how do you make the most of the experience? Jeanelle Augustin, Manager, Film Fellowships and Artist Development at NBCUniversal Media, and filmmaker Set Hernandez Rongkilyo will offer tips on how to create an intentional and well-honed festival strategy.

Tickets for this event are $19. If you are interested in purchasing a Spring 2023 Season Pass, which will include live and recorded access to all April & May 2023 PRO programs, click here.

All registrants may participate in the live session, and will also receive access to the recorded event, a written transcript, and a copy of the slide presentation after the livestream. Tickets are non-refundable.

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