Making a short film is a common first step to starting a creative career in film. However, too many filmmakers put all of their attention into the short itself without considering how they plan to get their work seen, or catch the attention of a key influencer, online platform, movie journalist or agent who can help them take the next step.
There’s no easy way to exhibit a short film in an expanding world of festivals and online outlets. The answer is often dependent on every filmmaker’s goals. It’s a daunting and sometimes costly process, which is why it’s easy to