Handy Resources for Indie Filmmakers

Following the success of our blog post featuring PR and digital marketing resources for indie filmmakers, we’re back with even more general resources! These are things that are too good not to share. After all, it’s all about working smarter, not harder. Here’s some resources we stumbled across recently that we think you’ll like.

Beyond Screenings: The Other Advantages of Short Films

At Film Sprites PR over the years we have had the great pleasure of working with a lot of filmmakers who wanted publicity and digital marketing for their short films. As a result, it’s safe to say we’ve developed a huge affinity for short films. There’s something very special about the short film format, and the filmmakers who are able to weave their vision into a shorter time space than a regular film. While it’s tempting to file away a juicy script and wait for the opportunity to turn it into a feature, there are some definite advantages to short films when it comes to cementing your place as a filmmaker. And if you’ve made (or are thinking about making) a short film, it has advantages beyond screenings. Here’s some of the advantages of making short films.

Film Sprites PR: 2016 In Review

It’s been a whirlwind of a year here at Film Sprites PR and we’ve had the pleasure of assisting so many wonderful filmmakers with publicity and digital marketing of their films at various stages of production. That being said, we want to take a look back at what the year was like for us. Grab a cuppa, sit back and find out what we got up to in 2016.

Award-Winning Horror Short “The Halloween Girl” Free To View In October

Halloween is almost upon us, but Mad Shelley Films is bringing horror fans a treat for the whole of October: their award-winning film The Halloween Girl is free to view on Vimeo and YouTube from October 1.

The Halloween Girl won a Gold Remi at the 49th annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival, and an Award of Merit in the Best Shorts Competition 2015 . The film was also a semi-finalist at Shiver 2016 and an official selection at the LA Independent Film Festival Awards in January 2016.

Watch With the Lights Off: Oliver Park Brings you Horror Shorts VICIOUS and STILL

Film Sprites PR is thrilled to be working again with the multi-talented Oliver Park, actor writer and director. We have had the great privilege of working with Oliver since 2015 and since then he has written and directed the terrifying VICIOUS (which is now free to view on YouTube) and is now in post-production with the short horror follow up STILL.

Vicious has won eight awards internationally, including Gold Award for Best International Film at Toronto After Dark and Platinum Award at the LA Horror Competition. It was nominated for a further seven awards, including Melis d’Argent at Molins in Spain.

Emotions Are Secondary to Output in British Sci-Fi Short “E.M.U”

Film Sprites PR is proud to be providing publicity and digital marketing services for British short film E.M.U (Emotional Motor Unit). E.M.U is directed by Adam Nelson, writer/director of award-winning feature film Little Pieces and written by Xènia Puiggrós. E.M.U is the story of “Writer” (played by Graham Cawte), a lonely man in an alternateContinue reading “Emotions Are Secondary to Output in British Sci-Fi Short “E.M.U””