scheduled workshop

Distribution Strategies for Indie Filmmakers

Wed 28 February 2018
6:00pm - 9:00pm

A brief overview of of film distribution and a close look at current, viable options for independent film distribution. Participants will walk through the different modes of distribution available for independent films and how they can strategize in the early stages of production to ensure their work gets seen by clearly defined, targeted audiences.
  • maximum capacity: 8
  • 3 hours of instruction

Instructor: Mariam Zaidi

Mariam Zaidi is a South Asian documentary filmmaker based in Toronto who's work focuses on stories of migration, belonging, settlement, and transnational relationships. Zaidi's work has been funded and supported by the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, Ontario Arts Council, Canada Arts Council, and BravoFACT! Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent. Zaidi's most recent film, Over Time, was selected for the DGC & WIFT Best Film Award at the 21st Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival. Alongside her independent film work, Mariam holds the position of Associate Programmer for Canadian films at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
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$65 nonmember

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