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Announcing the 2020 ScreenCraft Film Fund Second Rounders - ScreenCraft

Happy to announce that my feature script "Destiny's Road" made it to the 2nd round of the Screencraft Film Fund!  Announcing the 2020 ScreenCraft Film Fund Second Rounders - ScreenCraft : Listed below are the Second Rounders of the 2020 ScreenCraft Film Fund. These exceptional projects were selected from almost 800 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this...

Film Festival screenings Amidst the Covid 19 Pandemic

The festival submission process for Destiny's Road started out rough. We got so many rejections the first round of submissions, with only making the official selection of one film festival and finalist for another.  Although it wasn't what I expected, I was grateful.  It saved my self esteem. I knew I had a good quality film and I thought that most film festivals would recognize that too. After getting some honest feedback at a test screening with fellow film directors from Alliance of Women Directors, I realized that I needed to be more strategic with my submissions.  I shifted my focus from applying to the commercial festivals with A list attachments to niche festivals located in places where I could build an audience for the feature version of my film, which I've already written. Finally,  I started receiving multiple emails that started with "Congratulations."  I still received rejections but not as many as before.  We screened at