Film Master Class

Grow your audience, refine your pitch and learn how to successfully crowdfund.
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July 27-29, 2018               

UW-Stout, Jarvis Hall

In three workshops you will learn how to successfully crowdfund, how to grow your audience on social media and how to land investors, collaborators and audience members. Workshop is lead by Julie Keck from Seed&Spark, the only streaming and crowdfunding platform created by filmmakers for filmmakers.


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Friday: 6:00 pm 
Social at the Barrel Room
Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Crowdfunding to Build Independence

The cornerstone class clearly lays out the steps toward a successful crowdfunding campaign, as well as a career-long action plan most likely to create a lasting, flourishing, direct relationship with your audience. You'll learn how to find your audience, structure your crowdfunding campaign, pick the right goal and incentives, and much more.

Social Media Charm School

Explore the nuts and bolts of building an audience and using social media as a creative entrepreneur. Skills discussed: how to get started on social; how to grow an authentic fan base organically; how to gain the support of influencers. 

Sunday: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Art of the Pitch

Knowing how to convey the specifics about your project in a dynamic, succinct way can land you not only investors, but collaborators, audience members, and more. Skills learned: how to prepare for a pitch meeting; how to adapt your pitch to different audiences; how to follow up for a bright future.

Sunday: 10:30 AM
Closing Brunch at the Silver Dollar
"Attending this seminar was a big turning point for my documentary film."
Sandra Alvarez Documentary Filmmaker