Susan Senk Public Relations & Marketing brings a level of expertise and understanding to the complex business of international film festival placement and publicity. From brainstorming strategy to on the ground execution SSPR&M gets outstanding results. The company is respected around the world and is acknowledged as a true “best friend’ to film. The agency works on behalf of studios, independent partners, producers and directors. They have international and national festival contacts for renowned and niche festivals including documentary, Jewish, LGBTQ.
SSPR&M understands the importance of film festivals for the worldwide profile of a film. Starting with trade reviews that extend to critics worldwide , festivals increase the footprint of the film. Screenings at festivals are able to give real audience feedback which help to formulate release strategy.
Pitch film festivals worldwide to include:
- North America – NY, Toronto, Sundance
- Asia – Golden Horse, Beijing, Shanghai, Goa, Mumbai, Busan. Jeonju
- Europe – Cannes, Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, Athens, Thessaloniki, Rome, Milan, Torino, Venice, Moscow, Vienna, London, Edinburg, Rotterdam
- Eastern Europe – Sofia, Karolvy Vary, Zagreb ,Tallin, Camerimage, Sarajevo
- Latin America – Mar del Plata, Rio, Sao Paulo, Cartagena , Los Cabos, Morelli
- Mideast – Jerusalem, Haifa, Cario, Instanbul, Dubai
- Scandinavia – Stockholm, Gothenburg, Oslo, Bergen, CPHX, Helsinki
- Australia and New Zealand – Melbourne, Sydney, New Zealand
Negotiate film festival fees.
Administration for domestic and international film festivals.
Handle submission forms, technical data, dialogue lists, organize shipment of screening and marketing materials.
Coordinate cast and crew attendance to festivals. Organize Q&A’s with filmmakers.
Arrange interviews at film festivals
Track press and audience reactions.
All Is True directed by Kenneth Branagh
Aquarela directed by Viktor Kossakovsky
Billy Lynn’s Long Half Time Walk directed by Ang Lee
Brigsby Bear directed by Dave McCary
Call Me By Your Name directed by Luca Guadagnino
Capernaum directed by Nadine Labaki
David Crosby: Remember My Name directed by A.J. Eaton
Diary of a Teenage Girl directed by Marielle Heller
Disobedience directed by Sebastian Leilo
Eagle Huntress directed by Otto Bell
Foxcatcher directed by Bennett Miller
Gloria Bell directed by Sebastián Lelio
Hunt for the Wilderpeople directed by Taika Wattiti
If Beale Street Could Talk directed by Barry Jenkins
I Carry You With Me directed by Heidi Ewing
Inside Job directed by Charles Ferguson
Maiden directed by Alex Holmes
Maggie’s Plan directed Rebecca Miller
Manchester by the Sea directed by Kenneth Lonergan
Marshall directed by Reginald Hudlin
Nebraska directed by Alexander Payne
Puzzle directed by Marc Turtletaub
Saint Maud directed by Rose Glass
Searching directed by Aneesh Chaganty
Sound of Metal directed by Darius Marder
Spotlight directed Tom McCarthy
The Climb directed by Michael Angelo Covino
The Father directed by Florian Zeller
The Glorias directed by Julie Taymor
The Lobster directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
The Rider directed by Chole Zaho
The Truffle Hunters directed by Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw
Where’s My Roy Cohen? directed by Matt Tyrnauer
Whiplash directed by Damien Chazelle
Represented and consulted on multiple film festivals in the United States and internationally including:
Munich International Film Festival, Germany 2019 – Susan was a member of the prestigious 3 member jury for the Arri Osram Best Film Award.
Cartagena International Film Festival, Columbia 2019- SSPR&M presented to 100 attendees on the topic of independent films in the international marketplace.
Indiebo, Columbia 2016-2018 international publicity campaign for the festival
Film Columbia, New York USA 2017 -2018 – press relations.