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ABOUT THIS MODULE

Making the film is only one part of the process. Selling it is the other. Whereas making the movie has been a stressful process, the game of finding a distributor, negotiating the contracts, preparing the deliverables, and facing the sometimes staggering costs of E&O insurance, conversions, and M&E mixes hit most filmmakers by surprise.
 
In this module, we will prepare you for the distribution process so you know what to expect, what materials are needed, and most importantly how to protect yourself in the high stakes game of film distribution.

IN THIS MODULE

  • 23:32 video that takes you into the world of domestic distribution
  • Illustrated companion guide

LEARN

  • The various markets through which movies are sold in the United States
  •  How to attract a domestic distributor
  • The deliverables you're expected to provide a distributor
  • Errors and Omissons Insurance
  • DVD distribution
  • Tips for choosing a distributor
"Very straightforward and easy to follow. I also really appreciate the combination of technical and aesthetics, which is how I base my class. I would find this to be a very good reference to provide to students."
 
   - William Donaruma,
      University of Notre Dame
 
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