Film London - Build Your Audience Open For Applications

Posted: 25th April 2016

Filmmakers from across the UK are invited to apply for bespoke training in film distribution and marketing with Film London's innovative Build Your Audience course. Previous graduates include Appropriate Behaviour, Nina Forever and A Syrian Love Story (pictured). 

Build Your Audience offers practical solutions for filmmakers challenged by the complexities of finding audiences for their films.

The training sessions are led by industry experts, and are aimed at entrepreneurial UK filmmakers keen to explore and interrogate the best way to distribute, sell and promote their feature films and documentaries.

The course provides participants with the skills, knowledge and networks to:

  • Sell their film in the marketplace
  • Source and maximise audiences 
  • Negotiate the impact of digital technologies on distribution and marketing

Deadline: 5pm, 4 May 2016

Fees: A subsidised fee of £300 (excl. VAT) per team will be charged to cover teaching, venue hire and catering costs. Means tested hardship support to cover course fees is available on request.

Interested applicants may apply for the NFM NETS fund to cover the costs of this training.

The NETS fund is open to applicants with at least two years of professional experience in any behind-the-camera role, across production, post-production and exhibition. It will offer awards of between £150 to £1,500 per person, to help meet travel, accommodation and other subsistence costs incurred by North East professionals who have to travel to other regions of the UK to build their client base, meet with commissioners or purchasers, or access training and professional networks to help develop their careers.


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