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Crowd-funding - a Case Study "Postcards from Paris"

Andrew Shermin shares his experience of making a film and using crowdfunding. This summer I shot a documentary about Paris that I produced myself, and am now trying to use crowd-funding to finish it. The concept was simple: a vision of Paris that was taken straight from reality, just a camera and a tripod on the street, offering a vision of the city that both confirms and subverts the fantasy of Paris that different media create. The images are like “moving postcards.” I was able to...

A few tips to make on online presence as effective as possible

Create your official blog on The first online social network for festivals and filmmakers worldwide (4000 festivals, and thousands of filmmakers attracted by the festival circuit). Your blog's url is worth mentioning along your other profiles in social networks since it is the only one in an environment strictly dedicated to film. Ask for our logo to link to our site and improve your google ranking by doing so. The monthly traffic show over 350 000 unique visitor...

Blogging tips on

Dear friends from the  community  My name is Bruno Chatelin and I am the editor of the sites and (I can be reached if you need assistance at I wanted to give you some information about the progress we are making here AND give you some publishing tips. The site growth is impressive and very promising. We have passed the 500 000 pages/month mark a year ago (viewed fom a qualified audience...

Update your film blog

To update your film blog,   Step 1: Log in. You can ask for a new password here. Step 2: Personalize your blog To personalize your blog, click on My Fest21 on the left column           You can fill the fields of the two tabs Account Settings and User Info to by example add logo, banner, film description, contact info, etc. If you have problem to personalize your blog, you can consult the help pages. S...

Update your festival directory listing

To Update your festival directory listing,   Step 1: Log in. You can ask for a new password here. Step 2:Click on "My Blog" on the left column             Step 3: Select your festival record             Step 4: Edit           Step 5: Update the festival record ...

Promote and Submit your Film to the Festivals

Our submission system is currently in development. Sorry for the inconvenience. In the meantime we suggest our filmmakers to self promote on their film profile and enjoy the generated interest from our festivals (5000 festivals listed, 22 000 festival staffers registered, 12 000 media 4500 film buyers. First make sure your Film is listed in the database log in and click:  Listing comes with a strong promotion and lets  festivals spot...

Share your content on other social networks : Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Netvibes, Blogs…

With your Videoblog on Fest21 it's really easy to share content on your favorite social networks. No need to publish on each of them, just use your as mother of blogs...  But First you need to copy and paste RSS Feed in the right place. To copy Fest21's RSS Feed, go to your account and click on My Blog  copy the link from the XML icon at the top of your page. View my profileImagesVideos Share on Facebook: To share your content with all your friends...

Publish a video available on the web inside a blog entry on

You may want to import in your blog the video from another blog account on youtube, myspace... For instance if your video is very heavy if you do not have the video file available on your computer Select the video from youtube that you want to import: click on the video to launch it                 Get the embed code for THE VIDEO copy the code <object width="480" height=&qu...

Publish a photo (from your computer files) inside your text

Select with your mouse the position where you want to insert the image; inside the text of your blog entry. •1.       Click on the camera symbol  just above the Body field •2.        Click on Upload image                   Give it a title and click on browse to select the image from y...

Add a picture from the web to your blog entry

  Post a photo that is available on the web inside your blog entry   Select the image you need from the web, make sure you got rights for that •1.       Right click on image and select properties                                 •2.       Copy the url   &...