10 Filmmaker Website Essentials

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The most important thing is that you have a website for your film or music video.  WordPress allows you to easily build a simple site for free, so there’s no excuse!  Film Festivals often hear about interesting films they might want to consider, but are unable to find any way to contact the filmmakers.

Then, once you have your website, the absolute next most important thing is that your site includes a means to contact you!  Create a free gmail account for your film, and either monitor that account or have it forward to an account you do read regularly.

If your film title is not in English, it is a good idea to set your meta tags to include your film’s name in both the native language and English.  Also include the director’s name in the meta tags so you can be sure that something will come up from a Google search.

Now that you have your film’s website, here are 10 useful tips from for what you should be sure to include there!

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About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Posted on June 9, 2015, in Film Festival Tips & Advice and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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