Be an Insider

Film Festival Insider Course

with Heather Brittain

Watch my free masterclass, It's time to Level Up, and find out steps you can take to have more success with your film festival run!

 

Let's conquer the film festival scene together!

As a seasoned festival programmer and award-winning filmmaker and actress, I am thrilled to share my knowledge and expertise with fellow filmmakers who are eager to navigate the film festival scene. With years of experience on both sides of the industry, I have gained valuable insights into what it takes to stand out, get noticed, and make a lasting impact in the world of film festivals.  

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There's another level with your name on it!

FFI Online course
Level up your film submission game! Take a self-guided journey with weekly interactive lessons.

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FFI Podcast
Get insider tips about the ins and outs of film festivals from veteran filmmakers and festival programmers.

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Free Masterclass 

Watch my free masterclass and find out how you can revamp your festival submission strategy and have success on the festival circuit!

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Not only is Heather a champion of independent film and an invaluable asset to the Garden State Film Festival, she brings her wealth of knowledge from her own experience as a filmmaker invited to festivals all over the globe, to help the GSFF continually grow and improve year after year.  Taker her course and learn what to do (and what NOT to do!) to have your own successful festival run!

Lauren Concar Sheehy

Executive Director,

Garden State Film Festival

Jessica Sherr

Producer, Actress of WICKED IMAGE and BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES

Before I sought out Heather's advice, I felt like I was totally lost and overwhelmed by the submission process. Since working with Heather on our festival strategy, we have greatly increased our acceptance rate and are winning so many more awards. Heather is wonderful to work with. 

Before I sought out Heather's advice, I felt like I was totally lost and overwhelmed by the submission process. Since working with Heather on our festival strategy, we have greatly increased our acceptance rate and are winning so many more awards. Heather is wonderful to work with. 

Jessica Sherr

Producer, Actress of WICKED IMAGE and BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES

Heather is a natural public relations beast! I've never seen a short film get more press or positive reviews than Heather managed to get for Victim No. 6. And we've gotten into some really impressive festivals! I'd team up with her in a heartbeat for future projects!

Russ Russo

director/actor/producer

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It's time to level up!

It's time to take your film festival submission game to new levels and showcase your talent to the world. Don't be complacent with what's comfortable, familiar and easy. Embrace the challenge, seize the opportunity, and let your cinematic brilliance shine on the grandest stages. Your story deserves to be seen, heard, and celebrated. Level up and let your filmmaking journey soar!

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This is the beginning of a beautiful connection! 

Networking is the secret ingredient that can elevate your filmmaking journey to new heights. Embrace the power of building relationships, collaborating with like-minded creatives, and opening doors to endless possibilities. Remember, every connection you make is a potential opportunity - and friendship - waiting to unfold. So, step out of your comfort zone, engage with fellow filmmakers, and let the magic of networking pave the way to your cinematic success.

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How to Spot Scam Festivals

Nothing makes my blood boil like when I hear about the unfortunate experiences some filmmakers have had with scam film festivals. 

But fear not! I am here to help you navigate this treacherous landscape and protect your hard work, creativity and money! 

In my course, I will be sharing insider knowledge and strategies to help you identify the warning signs of scam film festivals.  I will equip you with the tools you need to make informed decisions about where to submit your films and how to avoid falling victim to these deceptive practices. I will reveal the secrets to spotting these scam film festival signs, saving you money in the process, and guiding you towards legitimate opportunities that can propel your career forward. 

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