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    Film Distribution 101 - Story Mill Masterclass

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    Welcome to Distribution-Land!
    This is the masterclass they never taught you in film school.

    So, you've poured your heart and soul into your indie film, and now it's time to share it with the world! Get ready to take control of how and where your film gets seen and reaches audiences far and wide!

    Join the dynamic duo of award-winning indie filmmakers, Rowan Devereux and Sophie Saville, for a two-part journey into the secrets of film distribution. Drawing from their own experiences, including the distribution of their acclaimed feature film, 'Evicted! A Modern Romance' (which stole hearts as the Audience Choice Winner at the Sydney Film Festival 2022), they're here to spill the beans on how it's done.

    This is the perfect opportunity to learn incredible tips from two indie filmmakers and take control of your film distribution journey. 

    Session 1: DIY Theatrical Distribution 
    Date: May 8th
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Dive into the wild world of indie distribution! Rowan & Sophie will share how they successfully self-distributed 'Evicted!' and other films. Your roadmap to self - distribution, learn the ropes of film festivals, theatrical releases, and touring, and get equipped with everything you need to prepare for your film's big debut.

    Session 2: Online Distribution & Beyond
    Date: May 15th
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Take your film online and beyond! Discover the ins and outs of distributing your movie on various platforms, from VOD's to streaming services. Get the lowdown on working with aggregators, sales agents, and distribution deals, and uncover the secrets of the popular hybrid distribution approach that's shaking up the industry. This is must-have knowledge for indie filmmakers ready to make their mark!

    The Story Mill Sophie & Rowan are the founders and creative directors of The Story Mill, a boutique production company that is making waves. Since 2019 they've created award-winning short films, "Peach" and "Pineapple" and short documentaries "Inspire me!" and "Making It" and are best known for their feature film "Evicted! A Modern Romance" (Audience Choice Award Winner at Sydney Film Festival 2022). They also create branded content for a variety of well-known brands and businesses, showcasing TVCs and podcasts. The Story Mill is consistently push boundaries, quickly proving there is no limit to what they can achieve.

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