Top 4 Reasons Why A Movie Will Receive A Film Festival Rejection – Daniel Sol

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Photographic elements says:

Great video, very helpful!

Photographic elements says:

I love the HollyShorts festival!!

InformantNet says:

If your film looks like you shot it with your friends over a weekend, that might be why it was rejected.

BLACK MAN says:

ENVY can be another reason you get rejected. Programmers may envy your talent and wish to not see you make it.

It’s reality.

Happyfox Productions says:

Very interesting advice, thanks for sharing! my last short film took 2 years to make and I submitted it to 35 festivals and it got into 2. Since it's my own film I may be bias but I felt the production value was pretty decent along with the story but it was still rejected by over 30 fests (even my local festival in las vegas). Listenin to what Daniel said spread a little bit of light on why it may have been rejected so much. By the way if anyone is interested in seeing it its on my channel, its called Angora Road. 🙂

Helen Murray says:

The quote Daniel Sol is trying to remember, reminded me of something Werner Herzog said about the responsibility of both documentary filmmakers and as audience members, "we must not avert our gaze"

Alen Abayti says:

It is like send me for submit 100dollars and I will send 5000t d for Winer !!!randomly but I will receive 500000td ha ha most of USA film irrelevant boring plot foolishness

AJ Taylor says:

I've never been afraid to go all out in terms of my storytelling and film-making. In a time where "cancel culture" and postmodernism is thriving, anything you say will be used against you in the court of public opinion, and it has led to many artists sugarcoating their message to avoid backlash. I think we as creatives and artists should trump all of that and say what we want to say because people need to stop being so soft when it comes to the truth being stated. We live in troubling times right now, so it's really the best time to spread your wings and fly with your storytelling, even if it makes people uncomfortable.

Jason Bardsley says:

Which lenses do most film makers say is their go to?

Ko S says:

Interesting how much he focuses on being unforgettable and the technical aspect of the film instead of the actual story being good

Nt4ubs says:

Also make sure your film is about the latest leftie social issue.

Jurij Fedorov says:

I would love to have his job.

WONDER STUDIOS says:

Great information. I'm creating something super unique and looking to play the festival circuit soon.

Tim McC says:

Why was your film rejected? Most likely because the festival took your money and never watched it.

Ladder Production Films says:

The film the interviewer may be mentioning is Room (2015).

Jesus Yessir says:

He looks like Eminem

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