Thursday 15th of September 2016 – Screen Training Ireland and UK based WE ARE THE TONIC, announce details of the final session of FIND YOUR AUDIENCE a cutting edge Marketing and Distribution Mentorship Programme aimed at building audiences for Irish Films which will wrap up on Friday. Over the past four months mentors have guided the filmmakers through realising the distribution of their projects.
Key speakers for the final session include Christina de Rienzo, Head of Marketing, Curzon Artificial Eye (STILL ALICE, 45 YEARS, LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP, FORCE MAJEURE); Jeanie Finlay, British Artist and Filmmaker (ORION: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING, INDIETRACKS, THE GREAT HIP HOP HOAX, SOUND IT OUT, TEENLAND); Jeanie Igoe, Development, Production and Acquisitions, Spotlight on A24 (SPRING BREAKERS, THE BLING RING, OBVIOUS CHILD, ROOM, THE LOBSTER, EX MACHINA, AMY); Jezz Vernon, Founder and Managing Director, Port Royal, previously MD, Metrodome Group’s UK Film Distribution and International Sales arm.
Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their own projects in detail with the speakers.
The FIND YOUR AUDIENCE programme aims to provide as realistic and practical an environment as possible for participants to learn and practise the key principles and processes of film distribution and apply to their own projects. The programme aims to empower participants with knowledge of the distribution options available to them, the latest developments in the landscape, and key contacts within the industry.
The participating companies are:
- Underground Films
- Blue Ink Productions
- Fantastic Films
- SP Films
- Dot TV
For a full breakdown of the FIND YOUR AUDIENCE programme please click here