Short Film Corner Marketing at Cannes Film Festival 2017 Publicity for Independent Films

After great success at Cannes Short Film Corner 2016,

Cloud 21 will be returning to attend the Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) 2017 and work with filmmakers at the Short Film Corner and Marche du Film - Cannes during May 2017. Short Film Corner gives us an opportunity to implement results-driven digital marketing and social media techniques which have been utilized to promote some of our bigger projects, on shorts being screened at the Short Films Corner.

Marketing for short films at the Short Film Corner is constantly changing. Cloud 21 is equipped with an arsenal of marketing professionals and the technological tools to bring desired results. We help arrange meetings with film festival directors, buyers, distributors, VOD website professionals, media interviews which not only help to promote your current project but build add to your marketing and promotion strategy for your future projects. To learn more about how we can help you at the Short Film Corner and Marche du Film, visit this page: Marketing & Promotion at the Short Film Corner

At Cannes short film corner, our marketing and PR services helped talented clients use the proper channels to showcase their project to press and media worldwide, get into other festivals, made stronger industry connections and secured distribution for the shorts. For an indie-filmmaker at the Cannes Short Film Corner, executing a PR and marketing plan for their short film is a daunting task due to the limited availability of time and resources on hand. Our press releases grab the attention of the media and online Giants like Google News, Bing, Yahoo, etc. Our proven film marketing strategy will immediately put a spotlight on your Cannes short film corner project and yourself. .

Cannes Short Film Corner Marketing Packages

Cannes Short Filmmaker Starter Package

This package includes Press release writing, social media submission, SEO and delivery. Our team of qualified press release writers will craft your press release, with links to your website, social media channels, and trailer. Press release submission to thousands of International media outlets, newsrooms, journalists, press reporters attending the festival and around the world. An archive of the press release is present in our newsroom. It is then syndicated to several media channels online. Your short film will be featured in Google News Room, Bing and Yahoo News and picked up for inclusion and distribution by news agencies. Our social media network will further push the news about your film to a targeted segment of media outlets, press reporters, journalists and valuable contacts in the industry. To summarize above, you will get:
  • Your press release, with links to your website, social media channels and trailer will be submitted electronically to thousands of International media outlets, newsrooms, journalists, press reporters, around the world.
  • The press release will be archived in our newsroom which will be then syndicated to several media channels online via RSS, this will help in various search engines picking up your press release for inclusion in their database.
  • A link to your press release will be tweeted to 100,000+ followers which include media outlets, press reporters, journalists and important contacts in the industry.

Cannes Short Filmmaker Professional Package

In addition to the services offered in the Cannes Short Filmmaker Starter Package above, this package includes a professionally designed Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for your film. The EPK is published online and is bundled with the elements in the starter package to add oomph to the campaign. This package comes with guaranteed media placement in publications such as Forbes, Huffington Post, Examiner, etc. The professional package helps filmmakers to reach film festival directors, distributors, agents, buyers and other industry bigwigs in a presentable manner. This package is what you need if you're attending Cannes with your short film and mean business. To summarize above, you will get: This is the Starter Package on steroids. It includes everything in the Starter package and also the following
  • A professionally designed EPK will be published and sent to international media outlets (Over 8000 contacts)
  • Guaranteed media placement in one prominent outlet.
  • Access to VIP Party Invites, On the ground personal Cloud 21 representative and more. VIP invites come with RSVP contact information. This saves you endless hours searching for events online.

Cannes Film Festival Ultimate Package

This package offers an a-la-carte publicity, PR and marketing campaign to attendees of Cannes Film Festival. The client is guaranteed featured media placements in several publications. Individual introductions are made on behalf of the client to Film festival directors, buyers, media for interviews and more.

To summarize above, you will get:
This includes everything mentioned in the Professional package above.

  • Guaranteed Media placement in 3 prominent outlets.
  • Introduction to Film Festival directors, buyers, media, agents etc.
  • Cloud 21 is your "Agency of Record" for the Festival.
  • A Pitch template for you to work with. We are publicity professionals and when you send a RSVP request, it goes to the event's Publicity / PR companies. We know what "We" like to read in a RSVP request or in an email from a person requesting access to events. We will give you a very easy to edit template "pitch" letter, and feel free to edit that with your information and use it over and over again for any other event to pitch yourself and your company.

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Cannes Film Festival 2017 will mark six years of Cloud 21's attendance at the film festival, Marche du film and Short film corner. Since 2012, Cloud 21 has been working (Marche du Film / Cannes Court Metrage) with independent filmmakers to research, plan and promote films leading to the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, our team crafted digital marketing, PR and publicity plans for the films which spanned across mobile, web, press and social media channels. Read the case study >> Cannes Film Festival Digital Marketing Case Study

Cloud 21 is a well established public relations agency, highly specialized in Film Marketing, PR, and publicity campaigns. Cloud 21 is based in Los Angeles, USA with its associates worldwide. At Cloud 21 PR, we create tailor-made campaigns for film-makers, which promote uniqueness. Our strategic approach increases our client's visibility and position in a crowded marketplace. Our team of publicity professionals have extensive publicity experience at major Film Festivals / Markets worldwide including Cannes, Short Film Corner, Marche Du Film, Berlin, Sundance, Venice, TIFF, American Film Market, SXSW, HongKong FILMART and many more.

Along with a  stellar Social Media team to further enhance the publicity for your project, increase engagement and audience,  Cloud 21 comprises of a workforce of publicists who are experts in the digital world and recognize how best to take advantage of its potential within the management and generation of publicity for our clients and their projects. This is one of the biggest reasons that our clients prefer Cloud 21 since they not merely reap the benefits of a one-stop shop dealing with both traditional and digital Film PR requirements in one place, but furthermore, it helps with developing a single all-encompassing tactical marketing campaign. The digital division facilitates in new media, online publicity, and new media placement.


Cannes Filmmaker Packages

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