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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 Brooklyn Women's Film Festival's photo.2 days ago
BOOM! Brooklyn Women's Film Festival's programme is now up and online for you to marvel at. It includes a recent favourite of ours, SPINOSAURUS, and plenty of other amazing shorts too. Go look, support, share, and shake a fist at the sky at how awesome these filmmakers are. YES! πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸŽ¬πŸŽžοΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈοΈ
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Festival Formula Ltd3 days ago
At Festival Formula HQ we are all about strong women as well as a healthy dose of realism when it comes to inclusivity. And we do love our comedy. So to send you off on your weekend in inspirational style listen to the superb Amy Trigg deliver a keynote speech on all of those things, and more, from the Arts Council England event that took place earlier this year πŸ‹οΈβ€β™€οΈπŸ’ͺπŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸŽ“πŸ¦Œ #toastedteacake
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Amy Trigg - Rearranging my Molecules | Creative Case: leading diverse futures
Amy Trigg discusses her personal experience as an actor and comedian. Recorded on 15 January 2018 at the Arts Council's annual event on diversity in arts and...
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Festival Formula Ltd3 days ago
We recently created a bespoke strategy for the short film Take Me To The Waves, a touching story about disability expectations, presumptions and triumph from Jacob Taylor-Kipping and Tom Stoker.

When cerebral palsy suffer, Clementine, discovers her carer, Simon, has romantic feelings for her, she can see her hopes of a normal life. But her family aren't so sure she is ready and capable of the decision before her.

We wish the creative team all the luck as they now head onto the competitive circuit, happy submitting! 😁🎬🌎
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Festival Formula Ltd4 days ago
We welcome to our Submissions slate Jack Carrivick and Simon Scott with their latest short BE UNCERTAIN - a naturalistic sci-fi with nuances of horror starring Stephen Wight and Aisling Bea. Let's get this freaky film out there onto the worldwide circuit! 😱🎬🌎
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Festival Formula Ltd4 days ago
Sununu: The Revolution of Love will screen at Cheap Cuts Short Documentary Festival
Congratulations Olivia Crellin we're so pleased πŸŒΊπŸŽ¬πŸŽŸπŸ“½ 🎞

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