All posts tagged “film distribution

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Let’s Talk About Theatrical Distribution Window!

Recently James Murdoch said that theatrical window “is gone for good”. If it’s true, what that means for us, indie filmmakers and content creators, who rely on video/film as part of our creative work? Well, this is what I think will happen: Film/video distribution will… Read more

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Are Distributors Knowingly Killing the Cinemas?

In the past few days, the film industry was served yet another severe blow, when the distributors of the new “James Bond” movie moved the premiere again, this time to 2021. Once the news broke out, Cineworld decided to go as far as closing their… Read more

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CREATIVE DISTRIBUTION THE NEW WAY OF DISTRIBUTING FILMS

The film distribution landscape is changing rapidly. Many filmmakers and production companies decide to cut out the middle man (sales agents) and go directly to distributors or VOD platforms with their productions. The reality is that finding the right sales agent, who would represent your… Read more

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Traditional Way Of Film Distribution

You have finally finished your film and decided that the best way to distribute your work of art is with the help of a sales agent. A good sales agent (in the perfect world but remember, the filmmaking business is far from perfect) will represent… Read more

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Can a Sales Agent Stop a Filmmaker from Contacting the Distributor Directly?

In short, a sales agent cannot stop a filmmaker from contacting a distributor directly, as long as the latter didn’t sign a contract with the sales agent. If one did though, they have to check what the said contract says about directly contacting the distributor.… Read more