• The International Film Festival Summit

    IFFS 2014 // December 7-9 // Austin, TX
    Founded in 2002, IFFS provides the only annual conference & symposium for film festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand the latest trends in festival operations.

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IFFS 2014 // December 7-9 // Austin, Texas

The 11th Annual Film Festival Summit will be the most informative and fun filled conference to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annual conference, insuring that attendees at all levels – first-timers and repeat attendees, new to the industry or seasoned professional – can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking for. With scores of keynote presentations, informative panel discussions, breakout sessions, social activities, and much more you won't want to miss the IFFS this year!

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Why Attend IFFS 2014?

Discover the latest event technology in social, streaming, analytics & branded experiences.

Learn how each department at a film festival can effectively work together to provide the best experience for audiences.

Explore how to create a win-win situation between film festivals and filmmakers and distributors.

Hear examples of proven marketing, branding and sponsorship strategies to target, pitch, contact, and retain sponsors year after year.

Walk away with a number of proven solutions to program, staff, budget for and keep your festival strong.

2014 Austin Agenda Overview
  • Sponsorship 101: Create a winning Deck
  • The Greatest Show on Earth Programming the Film Festival
  • Special Challenges of Large Film Festivals ($500k + budget)
  • Niche, Small and New Festival Track


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