What's the point of Premiere Status?
organiser: FILMFEST DRESDEN
location: Dresden, Germany
date: September 11th 2020
synopsis: Submitting films to festivals can prove challenging. And in fact, each filmmaker would like to enter their film everywhere, were it not for the complicated issue with premieres. And there are almost as many of these as there are film festivals. For filmmakers at the start of their career especially, this can all seem very confusing. What is the difference between an international and a world premiere? What happens when we ignore the premieres? And who benefits from all this? Marija Milovanovic, curator at VIS Vienna Shorts and the Managing Director of Lemonade Films, will attempt to cast some lights on these issues and discuss the usefulness or otherwise of this with both losers and winners of such premiere policies.
moderator: Marija Milovanovic (VIS - Vienna Shorts Festival)
panelists: Nikita Diakur (Filmmaker), Asja Krsmanovic (Sarajevo Film Festival), Julie Rousson (Festival du court métrage de Clermont-Ferrand)