This week I submitted three different films into two festivals. For two of them, I spent the last several weeks editing and polishing to get them festival-ready.
There are two types of short films - the ones you made and learned from, but aren't really your best work. Then there are your babies. Your calling card films. The ones you put blood, sweat, and tears into, and see potential in putting them out before a public audience.
Once your film is finished, you can let it can do the work for you. You can fire it off to film festivals across the globe. Use Withoutabox.com to find out about and submit to festivals big and small, mainstream and esoteric.
Getting your calling card film into the festival circuit will help get your name out there, generate some buzz for your upcoming projects, show potential investors your abilities, and give you networking opportunities if you're able to attend the festivals.
But what if your film gets stalled in post-production? You want to submit it to film festivals, but don't have time to finish editing. Or maybe you had an editor, but they left you with a draft you're not 100% happy with.
As an editor, I would love to hear about your project and help channel your passion for it into a finished piece.
Last year my film Purpose was accepted to the Mid-Atlantic Film Festival. It felt really great to have something accepted and shown to an audience. I want to help my fellow filmmakers get their projects finished so they can share them with the world and start taking advantage of all those opportunities. I also know how frustrating it is to have a project that you believe in, but you lack the time to see it through to completion.
If you don't have time to edit, hate editing, or don't know how to edit, I can help.
You can see some of my narrative editing work here and my non-narrative editing here.
Whether you have an almost-final cut that just needs a quick polish, or 16 folders of raw media files you haven't touched, I can pick up the project and drive it to completion.Haven't shot the film yet, but you're planning ahead? Be proactive and lock down an editor in advance!
Contact me to discuss rates, and student rates are available!