Journey of the Virtual Film Festival Platforms
In 2020 when the pandemic lock downs took hold, the film festival circuit looked in jeopardy. But the virtual film festival technology platforms saved the day and came into prominence as an alternative solution to reach audiences for many film festivals including Sundance, TIFF, the Pre Cannes Screenings, and for many niche festivals like Atlanta, Rotterdam and Sarasota. The combination of new technology and sensitive pre-theatrical screening is naturally under more scrutiny from rights’ holders and this panel discusses different perspectives of the virtual festival film journey.
Mathew Gilliat-Smith EVP at Convergent Risks hosted a panel of speakers and content owners to discuss these topics and was joined by: