WATCH: You’ve Won An Award At A Film Festival – Now What?

Hollywood A-listers and a handful of Oscar newbies are still recovering from their hangovers, marking the end of the prestigious awards season. But for the rest of us, not yet on any Oscar shortlists, awards season continues year round with hundreds and hundreds of film festivals around the globe. But what happens if you actually win an award?

Jesse Harris, the found of the NFFTY film festival in Seattle, shares some insight on what filmmakers should – and shouldn’t – expect from taking home awards at a film festival.


Much more from Jesse is available here or on our YouTube channel.

Mads Black

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Mads is a Scandinavian-born, Los Angeles-based actor and aspiring film maker. He's dabbled in stunt driving (no one got hurt) and once rescued a baby bunny from his garage.

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