Lonely Seal Training has one main mission: to significantly reduce the time to takes you to reach your goals in the entertainment industry. We’ll take deep dives into the worlds of distribution insights, film festival strategies, pitching, packaging, submission tactics, development strategies, financing insights, and many other invaluable insights that are vital to your present and future success.
Hammad is a certified buyer at the world’s most significant film festivals and film sales markets, including Cannes, Berlin, Hong Kong, etc. Zaidi is also a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America. In addition, he has been a jury member, advisory board member, panelist, filmmaker advisor, program curator and screener at several film festivals, including Sundance, SXSW, Slamdance, and Flickerfest in Sydney, to name a few. He has been an adjunct professor and guest lecturer at several universities, like UCLA, USC, Vanderbilt, Chapman, The Watkins Film School in Nashville, Avila University, The University of Kansas, UMKC, and San Diego State, among others. Hammad Zaidi received his Masters of Fine Arts from the UCLA School of Film and Television Producers Program.
Zaidi is also a founder at Hourglass24, a new crowdfunding platform that supports all lengths of crowdfunding campaigns, from 24 hours to 60 days.
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