• 60 mins
Thursday, November 14 | 5pm – 6pm – arrive at 4:30pm
Nitehawk Williamsburg’s Lo-Res Bar | FREE

Seed&Spark  – the world’s only streaming and crowdfunding destination, supporting inclusive films and film-related projects with funding, audience building, and distribution –  is back at the Nitehawk Shorts Festival for a free class that helps filmmakers learn tools to help get their film out there. This year, it’s all about distribution.

Distribution is one of the most mysterious and misunderstood topics for independent creators. Join us as we break down the current landscape of distribution for independent film and TV, including the economics of different avenues to take, the right questions to ask potential partners, and what needs to be done from pre-production through post-production to set yourself up for success.
Taught by Seed&Spark’s Head of Education, Christina Raia.

Christina Raia is a New York City based Writer/Director and the Founder of CongestedCat Productions. Her work, consisting of over a dozen short films, a web series, and two feature films, has screened at film festivals around the world and gained a large online following through multiple crowdfunding campaigns and coverage on press outlets such as Indiewire and BuzzFeed. Through a desire to support other filmmakers, she works for Seed&Spark as the Head of Education, teaching and empowering creators to build their audience and crowdfund their work. She also runs IndieWorks, a monthly screening and community-building series showcasing short films by other New York filmmakers. Find Christina on social media: @craia9.

Dates & Times
Nitehawk Cinema Williamsburg

Thu, Nov 14
5:10 pm

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