On March 21, 2014, my thesis documentary film The Bottom Line was screened at the Bethesda Film Festival. To promote the event, I was interviewed by the Bethesda Gazette for their print and online editions.
For Burchick, the student documentarian, events such as the Bethesda Film Festival gives him and others like him an opportunity to share his work with others and to gain valuable feedback.
“… I’ve noticed this trend of smaller… film festivals popping up. The Bethesda Film Festival has a documentary film focus, and that’s incredibly exciting to me. This is the first, big festival I’ve shown work at, and I feel incredibly fortunate that in my first opportunity to apply for one, I’m in.” – Will C. Franklin, Staff Writer for the Gazette
To clarify, when referring to getting into Sundance – I’m talking about the kind of work that I am doing at the college student level. Read the full article!