Want to know the inside scoop about how to succeed on the film festival circuit? You’re in the right place when Sharon Badal (Vice President of Filmmaker Relations and Shorts Programming for the Tribeca Film Festival) gives a fun behind-the-scenes workshop especially designed for HIFF 2021 filmmakers.
The Road Map – Understanding Festivals
Buried Treasure – Submissions Secrets
Alphabet City – Writing a Great Logline
Superpowers – Improving Your Odds
At the end of the workshop filmmakers will feel energized, empowered and ready to take on the festival circuit with confidence!
SHARON BADAL is vice president of filmmaker relations and shorts programming for the Tribeca Film Festival and has been with the festival since its inception. She spent ten years in distribution and marketing for three major studios followed by extensive live-event producing experience. Sharon is on the faculty at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, recognized as a Distinguished Teacher. She created and teaches the “Producing in London” summer study abroad program along with New York courses in producing, screenwriting, and a colloquium for graduating film & television seniors. Sharon is the author of “Swimming Upstream – A Lifesaving Guide to Short Film Distribution,” published by Focal Press. She has been a panelist/juror at numerous festivals and for industry organizations globally. She received her B.F.A. in film and television production and her M.A. in cinema studies and business, both from NYU.