NOV 28TH – DEC 1ST 2019

Friday 29th November | Zaal 4 | 13:45 - 15:45

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Note: What's Next? By Festival Formula and False Mirror VR lecture are at the same time.

You've made your film, now what? Festival Formula have over 15 year's worth of experience strategising their client's films for the worldwide circuit. Founder Katie McCullough and Submissions & Strategy Manager Ian Bignell are here to discuss the different types of festivals, how best to approach them, and how to prep your materials.

Festival Formula
Festival Formula is a consultancy company helping filmmakers navigate the worldwide festival circuit. The team travels around film festivals and are the conduit between filmmaker and film festival. For more information see:

Katie McCullough:
Role: Founder & Festival Strategist
Katie is the founder of Festival Formula, a consultancy company focusing on filmmakers covering festival strategy. She is a graduate of Bournemouth Media School and Royal Court Theatre (London). With over 15 years+ experience she’s given lectures for a broad range of audiences at educational programmes as well as festivals worldwide.

Ian Bignell:
Role: Submissions & Strategy Manager
After an extensive career in retail Ian made the transition to the film industry in 2017 by joining Festival Formula; a consultancy company that helps filmmakers on the festival circuit. Ian’s role as Submissions & Strategy Manager sees him handle the deliverables to the circuit worldwide as well as delivering talks and masterclasses.