Networking & Crowdfunding Advice Session for Filmmakers
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About The Event
Come along to meet and network with like-minded filmmakers, actors, film financiers and indie-film marketing specialists. Whether you’re on the hunt for cast and crew, new projects, or are looking to explore your financing and marketing options, this is the perfect time and place to discuss all your current and future projects, with a drink in your hand and some great company! We welcome everyone to attend, whether you’re a filmmaker with heaps of experience, a film lover, or are completely new to the industry.
There will be several film crowdfunding experts attending the event to offer their advice on film crowdfunding and answer any specific questions you might have. They will also be able to take a look at any current live campaigns and offer their feedback on the crowdfunding page and give you tips on new marketing strategies.
Some of our experts will include:
PETER J. STOREY is a producer, creative entrepreneur & founder of Greenlit, the crowdfunding platform dedicated to film. Peter began his career on sets as a gaffer, working up from student films to Hollywood blockbusters. He then took an MBA from the Cass Business School before working in film finance, overseeing tens of millions of Euros’ worth of international co-productions. His passion for film and filmmakers has led him to build a local challenger to Kickstarter & Indiegogo, aimed at empowering producers in funding their projects & finding their audience. He also teaches crowdfunding & film finance at universities & film schools across the country.
ZBIGNIEW SIWEK is a film producer and the founder of Cine Circle and Thunderhawk Pictures. He has personally raised over £50,000 for his own crowdfunding campaign including "The Power of One Coin" which has won multiple festival awards and "The Verge". He currently works as a crowdfunding coach and digital marketing specialist. He also helped filmmakers raise thousands through fundraising events, and pitching competitions.
MAGDALENA HERFURTNER is a German producer/writer currently in development and production of several feature and short films. She co-produced the multi-award-winning short film “The Power of One Coin" after raising £30k on Kickstarter and is currently in development of two feature films, “Somewhere In-between” and “Erica”, the latter being adapted from her previous short drama “Sacrifice”.