Kimberley Browning is a filmmaker and film festival professional based in Los Angeles. She is the founder and festival director of Hollywood Shorts, a short film screening series and Emerging Filmmakers Program, currently in its 17th year. Kimberley also serves as the Associate Short Film Programmer at the Guadalajara International Film Festival/LA (FICGinLA), and was an Associate Short Film Programmer at the LA Film Fest in 2013 & 2014. She has served as Cinematic Arts Chair of YoungArts, the nominating committee for the White House’s Presidential Scholars. Kimberley recently directed Room 19, a short documentary about an innovative elementary teacher using art to inspire her students in Redondo Beach. She will be directing Empire Palms, a new comedy web series later this fall.
What you will learn:
How long should a short film be?
What makes a short successful and leads it to awards?
How to make money from a short film?
If the short film is to showcase a director or writer, how to do this successfully?
Best festivals for short films?
How to negotiate the festival circuit?
How do you go about adapting/expanding a successful short into a feature?
About Raindance LA
Britain’s Raindance Film Festival comes to Los Angeles with the unusual mix of irreverance and attitude that has made it Europe’s leading independent film festival. Combined with potent and relevant film training, Raindance LA is ready to shake it up! Come join us! Let’s make movies.