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#FilmCurious 12/6/16 Recap: Life After Your Festival Run with Smarthouse Creative

December 6, 2016

• Jessica Martin

We chatted with SmartHouse Creative about life after your film festival circuit is over. What are the next steps? What should you look into? Where should you focus your resources?


Here is the full Storify archive, and here are some highlights from the chat: 



Regarding smart places to spend some money:


And some other pro-tips:


If you have any other questions about what to do after you wrap up your festival run, tweet @teamsmarthouseor contact them here. 


You can read these two blog posts from Smarthouse on PR:

1. Every Truly Bad Review Has a Silver Lining

2. How to Get PR for Your Independent Film (By Acting Like a Human)


Jessica Martin

Jessica Martin is the Seed&Spark Chevalier. She is also a filmmaker and award winning actor. You can learn more about her artistic work at



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