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Festival Formula Ltd

Founded by Katie McCullough, Festival Formula is the culmination of more that 12 years of experience strategising films for the competitive festival circuit. As a leading light for filmmakers taking their first steps onto the global festival stage, Katie both advises clients and creates bespoke festival strategies tailored to the unique assets of their film. By bringing together all of her different roles - consultant, advisor, strategist, submissions manager, film analyst - she is the go-to thought leader for filmmakers who want to build their presence on the festival circuit. Festival Formula is all about helping filmmakers realise their potential through their work. We alleviate the pressure of submitting to the festival circuit so they can focus on making their next award-winning project. Festival screenings for previous clients include: Newport Beach Film Festival // Omaha Film Festival // Flickerfest International Film Festival // Aspen Shortsfest // 1 Reel Bumbershoot // Phoenix Film Festival // Rooftop Films // Underwire Festival // Rushes Soho // Iron Mule Festival // Big Sur // British Independent Film Festival (shortlised) // London Short Film Festival // Oldenburg International Film Festival // Bornshorts // Festival Europeen du Film Court de Brest // Radar Hamburg International Film Festival // Austin Film Festival // Branchage // St. Louis International Film Festival // Renderyard Short Film Festival // Internationales Filmfest Oldenburg // Cleveland International Film Festival // Cork Film Festival // Edinburgh International Film Festival // Melbourne International Film Festival // Victoria Film Festival // Foyle Film Festival // Anchorage International Film Festival // BAFTA // Leeds International Film Festival // Raindance Film Festival // Shnit Film Festival // London International Animation Film Festival // Lago Festival // Byron Bay International Film Festival // Videofestival Bochum // KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival // Tallgrass International Film Festival // Tribeca // Gimli Film Festival // Hors Pistes (Centre Pompidou) // Go Short // Palm Springs International Film Festival // onedotzero // DOK Leipzig // Tribeca // Toronto International Film Festival and many more.
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Festival Formula Ltd shared Exit 6 Film Festival's video.3 days ago
We FULLY endorse Exit 6 Film Festival! You'll see Katie and Ian in the trailer as well as a glimpse of Ted too alongside our clients Leander James Branson Thom and Mondo Ghulam behind Ouija Sex Film. This festival is such a joy to be involved with, and we salute Mark Brennan and the rest of the team. Put it in your 2018 diaries NOW! ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽฌ๐Ÿ“š
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Exit 6 Film Festival
EXIT 6 FILM FESTIVAL 2018! We are excited to announce that the Exit 6 Film Festival will return on SATURDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER next year - so get that date in your diary right now! It will be our great pleasure to once again host a new group of filmmakers, plus as many familiar and friendly faces as we can coax down to us, for another cracking day and night. Submissions for our 3rd year will open on WEDNESDAY 17TH JANUARY. Films should be submitted exclusively via FilmFreeway, so be sure to add us to your Watch List. In the meantime, here's a snapshot of this year's festival, which gets us all teary because we miss you all very much already. Hope to see you soon! ---------
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Festival Formula Ltd3 days ago
Did you miss Katie talking at Kerry Film Festival earlier this year? Don't worry, Film Ireland were there and transcribed the whole thing! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŽฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช๏ธ
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Festival Formula Ltd3 days ago
The superb PENDULUM will screen at STUFF INTERNATIONAL this weekend!
Congratulations Lauren Cooney and Lisa Jacobi ๐Ÿ‘ฝ๐Ÿ‘พ๐Ÿค–
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Festival Formula Ltd shared AJ+'s video.4 days ago
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Saudi Arabia had banned movie theaters for over three decades. But that's about to change.
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Festival Formula Ltd added 77 new photos โ€” with Aaron Wood and 2 others.4 days ago
We decided to host our yearly party near Christmas time! On Monday 11th December we put together a room full of past and current clients, industry folks, festival directors and programmers, and friends.

This year we had a charity raffle with funds being raised for CTBF, with prizes donated by London Short Film Festival, Zealous Co, UnderWire Festival, MovieSweep, Screen International, Greenwich Design, Directors Cut Films, The ChemistryWorks, Brown Jacobson, Bonn's Crackers and Rakusens.

Our delightfully tasty cake was created by Jane's Bakes.
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Festival Formula Ltd added 2 new photos โ€” with Samuel Clemens and 3 others.6 days ago

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