Your film is like your baby. With great care and nurture, you prepare them. Now, what should you do after that? The answer lies in the first line itself. What are you supposed to do after you prepare your baby? Of course, you will find the best school for him/ her and look into their success in the future. The same goes for your film. And here the film festival act as a school for your film. It can definitely take your film to a new level that you have never imagined. You must be thinking, how?
This blog is an answer to your “how?”. So, let us get into the answer to this “how?”.
Your film needs to reach out
Making a film is really a tough thing but the toughest seems to be to find audiences for your film. How would you know if your films would be loved by people or not? Film festivals are the platforms that provide much-needed legitimacy to your films. What you need to do is small research on the festivals; what kind of movie they want and what kind of movie you have made. Just find out the right festival and submit your movie to it. It may not be easy but your hard work will definitely pay off. Once your film is enlisted to their platform you can reach a broader audience. You can also try platforms like WFCN (World Film Communities Network), Filmfreeway, Festhome, etc. to get connected to festivals more easily.
Big screen break
Who would not love to watch their own films on the big screen? Of course, in this digitalized world, we all are into mobiles and laptops mostly. But somehow, we love enjoying films on the big screen. Film festivals provide that opportunity for your films.
Recognition is something that adds a new feather to your crown. A film festival awards your film in its best category and honors you with laurels. An award-winning film seeks the attention of audiences and increases your film’s view.
A festival is a place that helps you to grab the attention of a lot of important people. It increases your contact and which is very much important in any media marketing field. Moreover, some film festivals are arranged out of the station which allows you to have a good vacation as well, along with a perfect purpose.
So, these are some of the reasons why you should definitely submit your films to film festivals.