BUFF Filmmakers – 2016 FAQ’s
To save you time emailing us your questions, we will regularly update this FAQ page along with the Filmmakers Screening Pack so you have all the information you need!
DATES FOR DIARY
Media Day: July 21st 12pm doors open.
What is BUFF Media Day? BUFF and JoClarePR invite press, bloggers, journalists and sponsors to meet this years filmmakers, conduct interviews, network and watch trailers of the September schedule. Capacity is 85. The guest list fills up very quickly, so to avoid disappoint please RSVP by Friday 15th July.
ONLY 1 Representative from each film is permitted. So choose 1 person from your cast or crew and send the full name to Addie to rsvp.
This is a perfect time for: filmmakers to invite agents, press, potential distributors to impress/ discuss and pitch your film.
To RSVP and invite anyone press related, please RSVP email@example.com
- You do not need your EPK or DVD/ Blue Ray for media day
- If you have your poster landscape printed, bring it for display.
- Arrive at Ch4, Horseferry Road SW1P at 12pm for registration.
If you have already emailed us with the BUFF-branded version of your film and film trailer with BUFF laurel, then please ignore. If you haven’t, can you please make sure that the file is ready by 11.00pm, Friday 15th July. If we do not receive the film and trailer by this time, we will not screen the trailer on Thursday 21st Media Day at Channel 4. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- EPK’s are needed by August 20th
- Blue Ray and DVD’s are acceptable for short films under 30mins. Films over 30 mins require EPK.
Each filmmaker should order 2 copies of their film poster in a quad size 30cmx40cm LANDSCAPE. 1 will be used at Channel 4 and the other at your Odeon screening. Bring to both days.
Send your film synopsis including actors and actress full names and any important or newsworthy details to: Jo at email@example.com
OFFICIAL LINKS, HASHTAGS & AVATARS
Please use this links when promoting your film online. We would advise you to be promoting your film at least once a day via the main social media networks of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The official hashtags are #BUFF2016 #BritishUrbanFilmFestival & #BuffnessAwaits. We would also advise you to change your avatar to profile the official poster of your film with the BUFF laurel during this publicity period.