Local Sightings 2017 – Juror Workshop: Crowdfunding to Build Independence
Juror workshops are free for filmmakers in the festival, other festival pass holders, and NWFF members
$15 general / $5 students
Festival passes are available for $200, or $125 for NWFF Members! Purchase them at localsightings.org.
Led by Seed&Spark’s Julie Keck
Thinking about making an amazing movie or show? GREAT! We wanna watch it. But first: how are you going to fund it, and – when you’re finished – who’s going to watch it? Crowdfunding isn’t just a fundraising tool: it’s an opportunity to develop a direct connection with your audience, which is essential for building a sustainable film career.
In this workshop, you’ll learn:
How to find, talk to, and learn from your audience
How to pick the perfect crowdfunding goal and incentives
What goes into a successful crowdfunding communication strategy
How to grow your audience after you rock out your campaign
Fun fact: attendees of this workshop have a 100% success rate on Seed&Spark!
Since 2001, Julie Keck has been making movies and original series with her King is a Fink Productions partner Jessica King about porn stars, friendly fire, complicated family relationships, and, more often than not, women. She’s part of the team that successfully crowdfunded on Seed&Spark for Season 2 of F*CK YES!
Oh…and she’s also the director of Media and Communications for Seed&Spark.