The Press Kit and Promoting Your Film – Part 1

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This series of articles is aimed at first time or micro budget filmmakers like myself, who are trying to maximise the exposure of their finished works, whilst not bankrupting themselves in the process. I will discuss what should be included in your electronic press kit, why you should make one, as well as a few ways you could use it to market your film and hopefully, get people talking. Firstly, for those of you who aren’t entirely sure what an electronic press kit (EPK) is, it is simply a digital version of a standard press kit, which is a document, folder, or booklet etc, containing … Read More

A Degree In Creative Writing

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The first of this month, February 2016, marked the start of my Open University degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. So, as I embark on this new chapter in my life, I figured now was as good a time as any to begin the blog that I have been wanting to write for a couple of years. Firstly to share some of the knowledge I have gained through my experiences as a so called entertainment industry ‘professional‘, secondly to express some of my thoughts and feelings on the current state of said industry, and thirdly as a means of practicing … Read More