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.
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.