December 12, 2017 at 10:50AM
Horror Film Festival Failure
So my latest short film "Kobold" is now uploaded on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyeWUtpbfNI after rejections from roughly twenty horror/scifi/genre film festivals worldwide. What started out as a Magic Lantern RAW camera test turned into a spooky little short that I am still incredibly proud of. In hindsight I can see why it was not selected by programmers; murky and weak story, primitive effects and a lacklustre ending. This entire process from conception to rejection has been invaluable for me though, I am humbled by this repudiation but it will only embolden me in the end to learn from my mistakes, strive to make better art and go the extra mile to make my stories more compelling. I hope anyone else experiencing the stinging bite of NOT SELECTED can use it as fuel for their fire too!