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How to use social media effectively: Film Festival Strategy

3rd September 2020 18:00

Thursday 3 September | 18:00 – 19:00

Over the last few months, digital platforms have helped us stay connected on both a personal and professional level more than ever. Throughout the How to use social media efficiently events strand we will be exploring how you can best use these platforms to share and promote your work and grow your audience.

Speaking to experts, we will looking at tips and tricks around maximising your professional online brand. Looking at how to navigate each platform to showcase your work with online platforms to be able to get it seen, develop your career, find job prospects and grow connections with collaborators.

Festival Formula is the culmination of more than 15 years experience strategising film festival submissions including content creation for social media.


Frankie Stewart | Festival FormulaFrankie Stewart, Submissions Coordinator at Festival Formula

Since 2016 Frankie has worked for Festival Formula in different guises, but since 2019 he has amalgamated all of his experience to step into a fuller and senior role as Submissions Coordinator.

He is a creative and driven team player who is constantly bringing fresh ideas to the table regarding social media reach as well as design content.

Kate Stocker-Wright, Admin Assistant & Education Outreach Officer at Festival Formula

Kate’s academic background and experience in film production shows a strong focus on all areas of the industry. Starting with a Diploma from Met Film School in Script to Screen, a BA in Film & Art from University of Kent, Script Reading & Editing course as part of Indie Fund Training as well as working on short films as a production coordinator and script supervisor. With Kate’s background in film academia, and being a part of Festival Formula since 2017, her thirst for the more intricate knowledge of festival circuit distribution has expanded. She is extremely vigilant on industry news and happenings, as well as being a screener judge for Oxford Film Festival USA, Norwich Film Festival UK, and a judge for Little Wing Film Festival UK.

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