In our March webinar, Anne Chaisson (Executive Director, Hamptons International Film Festival) walked us through the year-round process of finding the right partners who can help our festivals reach their full potential.
Sponsorship: Finding the Right Partners
This roundtable discussion centered around creating tailored and lasting sponsorship partners for your film festival. Hear how other film festivals of all shapes and sizes have found local, regional and national partners and parlayed those relationships into multi-year sponsorships.
In case you missed it, check out the full webinar, archived on YouTube (scroll to :35 for the actual start!):
In our February webinar, Tom Hall (currently at Montclair Film Festival, formerly at Sarasota, among others) walked us through the delicate balance of line wrangling, including rush ticket policies, volunteer training, etc.
Tickets, passes, packages, VIPs and sold out screenings—making sure you maximize your audience and keep them happy is the key to a successful festival. This discussion will focus on decisions and strategies for helping you manage your lines and patrons, making sure you have smiling customers and full theaters!
In case you missed it, check out the full webinar, archived on YouTube (scroll to 3:17 for the actual start!):
If you missed the November 5 webinar on Ticketing & Data Mapping, you’re in luck! We’ve archived it for posterity for all to enjoy.
In this webinar from IFP Festival Forum, Jon Gann, impresario for Cine and DC Shorts, provides tips and tools to to mine the data you (don’t know you) already have for insights into how to better reach and serve your audience. Take a deep (and we mean deep!) look into data gathering from your ticketing software and audience surveys to create interactive maps, which can be used to plan for effective marketing and secure sponsors.
Topline? In this session, Jon walks us through:
• Online tools that will give you insights into customer management
• How to use the data you know to better target people more likely to attend your event
Enjoy! And please leave a comment below to let us know what you think. Thanks!
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