Distribution

From film festival strategies to theatrical to VOD to online options to finding and securing a sales agent the place to discuss, share content and offer tips and advice on all things related to the distribution process

Nick Hail
Hub for South African Cinema

I'm looking for international distributors interested in licensing South African film, television and media.

Rohit Kumar

Check out Dogwoof Global. It's very good distribution. I am not sure if they got in SouthAfrica but do check. Best of luck https://dogwoofglobal.com/

Nick Hail

Thanks will do

Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Nick Hail Add me here and contact me at team@ondemand.global

Christopher M. Rutledge
Indie Film Distribution Questions

Greetings & Happy New Year!

I've got a short film that's just finished it's two year run in the film fest circuit and now I'm seeking recommendations for submitting it to a streaming platform. I'm open to various streaming platforms that accept indie productions. I'm aware of Amazon Studios allowing...

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Guerilla Film Group | Trombone Jones Film
Guerilla Film Group | Trombone Jones Film
Guerilla Film Group presents "Trombone Jones", short silent film about the rise and fall of a trombonist and former US Marine struggling with PTSD.
Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Aggregators have mostly all gone bankrupt in the last 18 months, and their business model is one which pretty much removes all revenue for you from the stream as well as charging for their service up...

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Christopher M. Rutledge

Thanks Shadow! It's my understanding that aggregators can also design and advise on digital distribution and marketing strategies. I've read that (yes) I can upload my own content to Amazon but the fi...

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Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Christopher M. Rutledge Well as far as Amazon is concerned, the hard truth is that the reason they take literally any content is because it brings traffic to them which they can switch to their prefer...

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Jenny Waldo
Debut feature film

Excited to be finishing up my debut feature film and I'm submitting to fests, but curious about what people have found helpful in navigating other avenues of distro and especially in light of any potential COVID-related need for content. Here's the trailer. More at acidtestfilm.com. Thanks!

Karen "Kay" Ross

Hey, Jenny Waldo! Congrats on your feature, that's awesome! Have you checked out some of Stage32 webinars? This one is great for distribution: https://www.stage32.com/webinars/Creative-Distribution-St...

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Carrie Nowocin
OTT channel experience

Does anyone here have OTT channel experience they'd be open to sharing? My charity just acquired a channel and we need help

Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Contact me at here and at my personal email.

Nyein Chan Kyaw
Foreign Language Film Distribution

Can anyone advise of how to approach sales agent for Foreign Language films, especially from small nation like Myanmar (BURMA) for global distribution?

Gustavo Letelier

Try Indie Rights, they are fair and honest.They deal only digital distribution but take many foreign titles.

Noriel Morales Jarito

Also try Filmhub.com

Karen "Kay" Ross
WW84 - "Robust for a Pandemic"?

Does anyone else feel like this is someone making excuses? What did y'all think of WW84?

https://variety.com/2020/film/box-office/wonder-woman-1984-box-office-op......

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Box Office: 'Wonder Woman 1984' Debuts to Robust (for a Pandemic) $16.7 Million
Box Office: 'Wonder Woman 1984' Debuts to Robust (for a Pandemic) $16.7 Million
Christmas is often one of the most popular times of year to gather the family and watch a new movie, and this holiday was no different. The biggest distinction, however, is that the season's biggest r…
Shadow Dragu-Mihai

For a remarkably insightful review/critique of this flop, see:

https://youtu.be/PeieblTIw7A

Beth Fox Heisinger

Excuses? What’s wrong with enjoying this movie? Why not, especially during these sad, hard times of the pandemic? Movies are entertainment, no? Sometimes people are in the mood for a big, stupid, sill...

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Karen "Kay" Ross

Beth Fox Heisinger I think you misread me - the caveat of "(for a Pandemic)" makes it sound like it didn't actually do well, but they are portraying it doing well. It has nothing to do with how people...

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Karen "Kay" Ross
ROKU to Acquire Quibi's Library

Well, isn't this a plot twist! I wonder what ROKU will do with Quibi's collection of material? Did y'all see anything from Quibi you'd like to see more of?

https://deadline.com/2021/01/roku-buys-rights-quibi-content-catalog-jeff......

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Roku In Talks To Acquire Rights To Quibi's Library - Report
Roku In Talks To Acquire Rights To Quibi's Library - Report
Quibi 's vast library of short-form content may have found a new home. According to the Wall Street Journal , Roku is nearing a deal to buy the content catalog of Quibi, the short-form mobile streamin…
Shadow Dragu-Mihai

How vast actually is Quibi's "vast library of short form content" given that they were around really only for a couple months? I expect Roku will lowball the value whatever size it is... consider it's content that already failed to gather a viable audience.

Karen "Kay" Ross
WB's Co-Release: Theatrical and HBOMax

Was watching this "How Filmmaking Changed in 2020" by Indy Mogul, and they mentioned how the films by WB that were set for a Theatrical release will now be released both in cinemas and on HBOMax... at the same time. Thoughts? Reaching a larger audience or ensuring people only watch at home?

https://w...

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Dan MaxXx

It's bad when top agencies are complaining about shady business practices. Over on twitterverse, verified filmmakers, writers, producers, actors, unions - folks with skin in the game and movie release...

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Ying Jie Wang

Dear Kay, Welcome to visit for you!

Karen "Kay" Ross
Movistar Plus Originals - Spanish Market

It's interesting to me how much traction SVOD gets, and especially the international market. What's been your experience?

https://variety.com/2020/tv/global/movistar-plus-top-five-shows-2020-123......

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Movistar Plus Originals Account for Top 5 Series in 2020 as Pay TV and SVOD Rule Spanish Fiction (EXCLUSIVE)
Movistar Plus Originals Account for Top 5 Series in 2020 as Pay TV and SVOD Rule Spanish Fiction (EXCLUSIVE)
For decades, local fiction dominated free-to-air primetime over much of Europe. Many big U.S. water cooler titles like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" made the running on pay TV. That old order is now m…
Distributors for short films

Hi there, I saw that netflix has the homemade series for short films were done during lockdown. I would like to know anyone knows a distributor for this or short film distributors in general? Thanks

Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Damian Lloyd I don't care what you think of me; I don't think of you at all.

But since your posts on mine and others comments are usually mindlessly abusive, bitter, libelous or just plain rude, I remi...

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Erik A. Jacobson

Mio ~ Distribbr has gone bankrupt.

Charles G. Masi

Yeah, I chased down Jason Brubaker/Distribber, about distribution for my latest project, and he didn't seem interested in distribution, anymore. Can't say I blame him.

Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Charles G. Masi Yeah, Distribber and Tag (and others) went down because essentially they were all dependent on Netflix - who started freezing out new North American content 2+ years ago.

Jerry Koedding

Hi Mio, we are a Singapore based company and starting to build up our sales agency arm right now. Normally the market for shorts is relatively small - if there is any at all. But if you have a solid f...

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Joey Maxwell
Proof of Concept Short Films

Hello there everyone!

In these ever-changing times, I'm curious if the Proof of Concept Short Film model is still viable.

Just prior to the shutdown, my production company and I produced a 20 minute dramatic short intended as a proof of concept for the feature script we have lying in wait. The origina...

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Joey Maxwell

Hi Dan. We have submitted to a few of the Academy Qualifiers and will have answers from all of them by the end of the year.

If you’d like to see the film, I’d be more than happy to share the link with you via email.

Joey Maxwell

For anyone interested, here is the trailer....

https://youtu.be/h7dUnlyLCUQ

Corey Idleburg

Seems interesting, but for me anything military related is interesting. I've been thinking about distribution for a while and going through YouTube, Amazon, VIMEO or an aggregator might be a good opti...

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Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Joey Maxwell Looks interesting to me.

Jerry Koedding

Hi Joey, we are a Singapore based company and starting to build up our sales agency arm right now. Normally the market for shorts is relatively small - if there is any at all. But if you have a solid...

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Mohamed Kamel
Distributing Arabic horror Film in USA and Europe

We are Film production company and we in are in the post production phase of our feature film to be ready for screening by January 2021, but we are looking for screening our film in USA and Europe.

please Check : www.promaxfilm.com for more details....

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ProMax Film
ProMax Film
About ProMax Promax Film, is a creative media production house that always pursues new horizons of visual content creation with different angles of the world, to bring a whole new level of entertainme…
Jerry Koedding

Hi Mohamed, we are a Singapore based company and starting to build up our sales agency arm right now. I am German with a good network in Europe as well as Asia, but we also have some connections to th...

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