Local Sightings 2017 – The New Acquisitions Landscape: From Packages to Festivals

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


Led by Juror Camille Bertrand

How does an independent film get acquired in this competitive and changing marketplace? Ten years ago, the obvious answer would have been a bidding war at Sundance or at Cannes. Now between new digital players, worldwide studios and new indie distributors are changing the game. How can independent producers navigate this new state of affairs? A conversation with Camille Bertrand, a seasoned acquisitions executive with experience on the US and international side of distribution, presently the Director of Acquisitions for Bleecker Street.

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