The Film Festival Doctor Podcast
The Film Festival Doctor Podcast
The Film Festival Doctor
Hi! I'm Rebekah Louisa Smith, The Film Festival Doctor and my podcast is designed to help you achieve film festival success and beyond. Not only to do we cover with our guests the key things to include in your festival strategy, including creating your goals, planning your budgets and which festivals to target, we also go beyond this and talk about the importance of attaching a sales agent to your film, theatrical distribution planning and the all-important personal and self-development skills to name just a few of the topics we cover with our fascinating and celebrated guests. There will also be spotlight interviews with our clients who share their festival journey with you and how important the festival circuit is for your film.
Planning & Adjusting Your Film Festival Strategy Around COVID-19 - Further Updates
In this special episode, Rebekah offers further updates regarding how to adjust your film festival strategy around the impact of COVID-19.
Aug 20, 2020
20 min
Spotlight On - Q&A with Actress & Writer Vivien Reid
Writer and Actress Vivien Reid discusses her extraordinary filmmaking journey and the making of her award winning short film ‘The Box’.
May 31, 2020
24 min
Helping Students Achieve Successful Festival Exposure: Q&A with USC School of Cinematic Arts
Clementine Ledger, USC School of Cinematic Arts Festival Coordinator, talks to Rebekah about helping their students create successful festival strategies.
May 17, 2020
23 min
The World of Webseries - Welcome to the World of 'Rebecca Gold'
Director Ian David Diaz talks to Rebekah about his multi-award-winning web series Rebecca Gold and how it came together.
May 3, 2020
26 min
Inside the Mind of a Film Festival Director: Q&A with The North Hollywood Cinefest
The man behind one of LA's top reviewed Film Festivals - The North Hollywood Cinefest - Gustavo Sampaio talks to Rebekah about the festival's origins.
Apr 19, 2020
24 min
Spotlight On: Q&A with Actor and Director Johnny Rey Diaz
Rebekah talks to established L.A. based actor and director Johnny Rey Diaz about juggling acting and directing and how film festivals helped him on his journey.
Apr 5, 2020
27 min
Planning & Adjusting Your Film Festival Strategy Around COVID-19
In this special episode, Rebekah talks you through how to adjust your film festival strategy around the impact of the Coronavirus.
Mar 29, 2020
18 min
An Introduction to The People's Republic of Movies: Q&A with Filmmaker Eric Blakeney
Filmmaker Eric Blakeney chats to Rebekah about his recently launched collaborative film finance business, PROM - The People's Republic of Movies
Mar 22, 2020
24 min
Spotlight On: Q&A with Director Tom Lawes
Director and Composer Tom Lawes discusses his extraordinary filmmaking journey and the making of his silent award winning feature film, Amaryllis.
Mar 8, 2020
37 min
Law & Order: The Importance Of Having A Lawyer On Your Team
Rebekah chats to legal consultants, Leighton Lloyd and Simon Long about why a legal team are an essential component of a film production
Feb 23, 2020
29 min
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