Behind the scenes of every successful film is a great producer and a great distribution strategy. Ever wondered how to get your film seen by the right people? Confused by the myriad of distribution options available today? Not sure who your target audience really is or where to find them? Together Films can help you answer these questions and more.
Together Films was originally set up in 2013 by Sarah Mosses with Elizabeth Benjamin. We put together our joint experience, gained at the likes of BRITDOC and the BFI to support independent filmmakers release their films. Sarah’s background in film strategy and campaigns, plus Elizabeth’s extensive PR work. Originally we ran campaigns for films such as Leave To Remain and The Possibilities Are Endless. Then we realised we could help more filmmakers by giving the advice and frameworks they needed to go off and do it themselves. Encouraging and inspiring a range of filmmakers to explore hybrid distirbution models and take control of their screening campaigns.
In 2016 Sarah relaunched Together Films as a full time consultancy, offering her expertise and guidance to a range of filmmakers and institutions. Take a look through the new website and get in touch if you would like to find out more details about how we can help you.
That’s why I called this company Together Films. A film is not made in isolation; you need a team of experienced people around you, and partnerships with the right organisations to reach your audience. Pitch me your film, and I’ll come back to you with immediate, practical actions you can take to ramp up your impact distribution campaign.
I previously worked at BRITDOC, a leading documentary film funder, where I engaged partners for the European Good Pitch and set up their distribution division BRITDOC Films. We came up with a new title for my role when I was the Impact Producer on films such as Ping Pong (which was nominated for a Screen Marketing and Distribution Award) and One Mile Away, combining social campaign strategy and distribution delivery. Working at BRITDOC was a fantastic incubator for allowing creative thinking around funding and distribution, which became the base of my consultancy work.
I see my role now as a strategist, making sure that my clients have the insight to craft effective funding and distribution campaigns based on their films potential. I keep my ear to the ground for new platform launches, funding opportunities, innovative marketing campaigns and much more. I meet regularly with funders and distributors, attend key markets, read the trades and geek out so that you don’t have to. I work with over 200 filmmakers each year through various one-on-ones, labs and workshops, which means I’m always up to date on changes in the industry and sharing valuable insight on how others in the sector are achieving success.
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Ready to take the next step? I offer a free initial consultation to all filmmakers and organisations. It’s a chance for us to explore your project and its possibilities before making a commitment to work together.