Juror Workshop: Crowdfunding to Build Independence

This event took place on Sep 30, 2017

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.

Duration: 1h

About

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!


Julie Keck

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.



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