No Film School Feature

Get Your First Feature Financed and Made with This One-of-a-Kind New Festival

Have you made a short or written a screenplay and are ready for your first feature? Here's a chance to get it made. Filmmakers Charles Beale and Jess Jacklin had a sense that many of their peers were dealing with similar hurdles to getting feature films made, even if they had already produced shorts that did well on the festival circuit.

Video: What is StudioFest

Chronogram Magazine Feature

StudioFest in Phoenicia

click to enlarge Any filmmaker, no what level they're working at, will tell you the same thing: The biggest, most important-and, usually, the hardest-part of making a feature-length film is finding the funding for it. Even for a modest indie feature, production costs can be astronomical, easily running into tens of thousands of dollars or more.

WAMC Northeast public radio Feature

studiofest | WAMC

StudioFest, taking place this weekend in Phoenicia, New York, is a first-of-its-kind film festival, offering the festival's winning short film creator a chance to shoot their debut feature film, backed and supported by experienced industry professionals.