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Workshop: Film Festival Strategy with The Film Festival Doctor

June 17, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

After choosing not to pursue a career in Academia, Dr Rebekah Louisa Smith began her film industry career in 2008, working as one of the producers of Wales’ most successful national horror film festival, the Abertoir Horror Festival, which is part of the prestigious European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation. This is one of the world’s most wonderful and unique film festivals.

It was during this time when Rebekah company The Film Festival Doctor, was created. Rebekah and her team are creators of success and are committed to transforming the lives of independent film and giving these films & the filmmakers visibility, awards, opportunities and recognition within the film industry.

Currently they have won over 250 awards for their clients and they have supported over 485 creatives across the world enlightening and inspiring their journey towards achieving their goals and following their dreams.

During the workshop, Rebekah will focus upon how filmmakers can form solid long term partnerships with international film festivals and how you can work together to celebrate independent films.

The workshop will include –
• Introduction to film festivals
• How festivals can help you
• How you and your film can help film festivals
• How to identify if you have a festival viable film
• How to create a successful festival strategy
• How to enjoy the festival circuit

Ticket info coming soon.


June 17, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


New Mills Art Theatre
SK22 3HJ