Speakers will include The speakers will include successful film producers, distributors, sales agents and marketing consultants all giving their unique perspective on how to navigate the world of film distribution.
This full day event will include 6 hours packed with talks, seminars, discussions and opportunities for networking.
Sessions will include full seminars and special guest talks. Look through the confirmed list of speakers and talks below!
With a dedicated networking slot this will be a great opportunity to gain new contacts, discuss future collaborations and explore new partnerships.
Are you looking to learn how to distribute your next film?
Then the London Film Distribution Summit is the event for you! This full-day event will be packed with seminars, talks, panel discussions and networking. The speakers will include successful film producers, distributors, sales agents and marketing consultants all giving their unique perspective on how to navigate the world of film distribution. You can expect to leave the event with a huge amount of insight into how the industry works, what different paths you can take and which strategy might be best suited for your particular project.
LIST OF TOPICS & TALKS
INTRODUCTION TO FILM DISTRIBUTION
We'll provide an overview of what film distribution is, the different stages involved in the distribution process, and how it works. We'll discuss the many different routes to releasing your film in a profitable way. We'll also discuss the various types of film distribution models, such as theatrical release, home video, streaming, and video-on-demand (VOD).
FILM FESTIVAL STRATEGY
Firstly we'll firstly discuss how to create a film festival strategy that will actually help you get nominations and awards without wasting a huge amount of money. Secondly we'll discuss how to utilise film festivals to acquire sales agents or distribution deals.
FINDING AND APPROACHING SALES AGENTS
We'll outline the different steps you need to take to find the right sales agent for your film which can make or break your entire distribution strategy. We'll discuss when and how to approach sales agents, how to find the right ones and how to get them on board your project.
PR, MARKETING & REACHING YOUR AUDIENCES
In this talk we’ll outline the many different methods you can use to reach a wider audience when releasing your film. We'll discuss both paid and organic marketing methods and how to utilise PR to get as many eyeballs on your film.
SELF-DISTRIBUTION & ALTERNATIVE METHODS
Finally we'll discuss how to self-distribute your film if you cannot find a sales agents or distributor. We'll discuss online self-distribution as well as alternative methods of distributing your film on a very limited budget.
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