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Seed & Spark Crowdfunding Workshop

Epiphany Space
1763 North Gower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Salute Your Shorts & Epiphany Space are partnering with Seed & Spark to get you prepared for your next crowdfunding campaign! Crowdfunding expert, Gerry Maravilla, will be teaching on March 21st, 7:30pm-9:00pm.

About the workshop:

Seed and Spark is the world’s only crowdfunding and streaming destination, supporting inclusive films and film-related projects with funding, audience building, and distribution.

At the heart of our popular “Crowdfunding to Build Independence” workshop is our dedication to connecting creators with their audiences. Identifying, and then enthusiastically engaging, your supporters is essential to a career of successfully funding and distributing your films. That’s why in our class, we teach you how to find and engage your fans, run an effective crowdfunding campaign, and then distribute your film—all while preparing you to make your next film. Because after all, this class isn’t about crowdfunding: it’s about career building. Your film career starts here!

Gerry Maravilla is an LA-based filmmaker and the Head of Crowdfunding at Seed&Spark. Gerry has made several award-winning shorts, including Cross, which he funded on Seed&Spark and went on to screen at the Newport Beach Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, and many more. His work has been featured in press outlets such as Business Insider, Pitchfork, Remezcla and more. Find Gerry on social media for the real scoop: @gerrymaravilla

The first FIVE Salute Your Shorts Alumni can attend for FREE but an RSVP is required, please email saluteyourshortsfilmfestival@gmaill.com to reserve your seat. 

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