Congratulations! Your short is complete but what are your next steps? Marketing, publicity and strategy gurus Ryan Ann Davis and Amie Simon of Smarthouse will illustrate how filmmakers can harness the life cycle of a short to meet career and filmmaking goals. Topics will include how to build an online presence to position yourself for success, how to make the most of the festival circuit, and options to distribute your film to build your audience for future projects.

Tickets for this event are $19. If you are interested in purchasing a Spring 2022 Season Pass, which will include live and recorded access to all April and May 2022 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.

If you have questions about registration, please email For questions about accommodations and accessibility, including requests for live ASL interpretation, please email

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