How To Festival

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311MHF credit 1 3 hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 23 to 28 hours of self-study English winter

Subject guarantor

Alexandra HRONCOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Alexandra HRONCOVÁ


Everything you need to know about the festival strategy for your film. Which festival shall I choose? How I will find a suitable festival? Cannes or Berlin? Kyiv or Karlovy Vary? What do I need to prepare regarding promotion? How long is the festival lifecycle of my short film? During this seminar we will guide you through the basic festival rules, introduce you tips & tricks, and provide you helpful recommendations and info.

Learning outcomes

Students should get the basic introduction what they need to prepare to be able to participate festivals. Thinking about the festival strategy and about the film promotion.

Prerequisites and other requirements




Evaluation methods and criteria

To complete the module, the course participant prepares a complete package of materials (ie press kit, poster, stills,

trailer, etc.) for his film from the FAMU production + a proposal for a festival strategy in text form, which is sent to the

teacher. The strategy should be based on the information that the visitor obtains during the module and should take into

account the genre and form of the film. The participant will receive feedback from the teacher on the materials and

strategy, and they will be practically used for the festival distribution of the given film.



Schedule for winter semester 2023/2024:

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Schedule for summer semester 2023/2024:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans