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Episode 79: Hunter

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Episode 78: Nicole Bernardi-Reis

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Episode 77: A Film’s Posterity

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Episode 76: First-time Filmmaker Elise Jaffe

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Episode 75: Winning Awards!

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Episode 74: Hello from France

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Episode 73: Don’t be a Sucker

Today we get some updates about Film Festivals, talk distribution again, and a very specific film festival acceptance. COVID-19 feels like a huge opportunity to scam filmmakers out of money, time, and dreams. Christian brings up the reputability of film ...
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Episode 72: Distribution

Today we’re talking about distribution, what is it, how does it happen, and how should you approach a distribution deal. We talk about what to look out for, why ‘Hollywood math’ doesn’t mean what you think it means, and why ...
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Episode 71: Why Back Out of a Festival?

David Paterson is back with us again. We’re stuck in a weird gray area with film festivals, some canceling, some extending, some going online, so what do we do? When and why do you pull out of film festivals? How ...
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Episode 70: What do Publicists do?

In this episode, we meet The Girl Who Wore Freedom's Publicist, Morgan Harris. Listen in as he shares the importance of focusing on messaging and building relationships with reporters. What are some elements of a successful campaign and how does ...
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