Film Sales & Distribution – An Online 5-Week Intensive Course on Everything You Need to Know about Selling and Distributing Your Film!

Event Date 5 Tuesday Evenings beginning May 5th, 2020 (6pm - 8pm PST) [or view afterwards with Video on Demand!]
Location ONLINE - so you can take it from ANYWHERE!
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Hi everyone,

 

Here’s a great course on FILM SALES & DISTRIBUTION – an ONLINE 5-week intensive course on everything you need to know about getting your film sold and distributed!

 

As always, there’s a great discount for INFOLIST.com, and feel free to forward if you know anyone who might be interested – details are below!

 

Good luck, have a great day, and don’t forget to dream big!

 

-Jeff

 

Jeffrey R. Gund

INFOLIST.com

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RAINDANCE LA & ROUGH DIAMOND PRODUCTIONS

present

 

FILM SALES AND DISTRIBUTION

HOW TO GET DISTRIBUTION FOR YOUR FILM!

 

A 5-WEEK ONLINE INTENSIVE COURSE

 

with

 

SALES AGENT / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

JASON PIETTE

50+ feature films including Head In The Clouds (Sony Pictures Classics); Napoleon TV series for A&E Network; Perfect Creatures for Twentieth Century Fox; and the upcoming Berlin, I Love You (starring Keira Knightley, Dianna Agron and Hellen Mirren)

see full bio below

 

TAKE THE CLASS:

LIVE ONLINE with Streaming Video!

OR

watch after each class on VIDEO-ON-DEMAND!

 

5-WEEK INTENSIVE COURSE

FIVE Tuesday Evenings

beginning

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

6pm to 8pm PST (9pm – 11pm EST)

and continuing until

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

 
YOU WILL LEARN:

*  The Current Marketplace

*  US Distributors

*  Foreign Sales Agents

*  Self/Online Distribution

*  Deliverables

*  How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls

*  Ways to Create a Successful Marketing and Film Festival Strategy

        …and more!

 

WEEKLY COURSE OUTLINE:

 

WEEK 1:  THE CURRENT MARKETPLACE (May 5th)

–  What are buyers / distributors are looking for?

–  Genres currently in demand

–  Latest developments from the industry – How will COVID-10 affect the business, and what are the smart strategies to adapt to this?

–  Changing landscape with digital distributors disrupting the market

–  Release strategies and windows

        Theatrical

        Blue-Ray/DVD

        VOD

        SVOD (Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, etc.)

–  Monetizing your film

–  Pitching to distributors and agents

 

WEEK 2:  SALES AGENTS (May 12th)

–  Overview of foreign sales

–  What do sales agents look for?

–  Guaranteeing selling your film

–  Finding and connecting with the right sales companies

–  Budgets and projections: How much can films make?

–  What do sales agents need from you to approach buyers and financiers?

–  Producer reps vs Sales Agents

–  Should you get US distribution or foreign sales first?

–  Film markets

 

WEEK 3:  DISTRIBUTION (May 19th)

PART 1:  US DISTRIBUTORS

–  Overview of domestic distribution

–  How does it work? How to exploit maximum revenue?

–  What are the ancillary rights and how can you benefit?

–  Tips for choosing the right distributor

–  E&O Insurance

 

PART 2:  SELF/ONLINE DISTRIBUTION

–  Overview of self-distribution

–  Top current platforms for self-distribution

–  Difference between self and traditional distribution models

–  The changes in streaming markets

–  Understanding windows system of distribution

–  Challenges and difficulties

–  Identifying your audience

–  Getting people to buy your movie

 

WEEK 4:  DELIVERY & LEGAL (May 26th)

–  Overview of deliverables

–  Sample delivery requirements:  Chain of title, billing block, music cue sheet, script sheet, copyright information etc.

–  Understanding and negotiating a delivery list

–  Pitfalls to avoid during delivery

–  Post-production workflow

–  What format to shoot in

–  Tips on sales and distribution contracts

–  Understanding Chain of Title

–  Preventing shady deals

–  What to be careful of when signing a distribution deal

 

WEEK 5:  MARKETING AND FILM FESTIVALS (June 2nd)

–  Purpose of marketing

–  Identifying your audience and niche

–  Building audience at earlier stages for potential sales

–  Understanding your position in the market

–  Creating buzz through limited theatrical release

–  Launching digital and social campaigns

–  Creating marketing assets for selling your film: Logline, tagline, synopsis, key arts, photos, video clips, press kits, etc.

–  Creating a film festival strategy

–  Choosing the best festivals for your film

–  How to market your movie at a festival

 

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR INFOLIST.com!!

PREMIUM and PRO InfoList Members get $41 OFF!!  That’s just $228 (normally $269!) for a 5-week course with top industry professionals!

UPGRADE NOW (or log in to your Premium/Pro Account) so you can take advantage of this special offer!

 

Or, skip the upgrade and pay regular price –

TO REGISTER:

Register now for just $269 at:

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=D5HVRKVPTEUZ2

 

Information for Online or VOD:

Provided upon registration.

 

For questions or more info, please contact us at:

losangeles@raindance.org

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

 

JASON PIETTE is a producer and film financier with over 50 movies and TV series to his name, including the $25M The Merchant of Venice starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons; Head In The Clouds ($20M) starring Charlize Theron and Penelope Cruz, (both for Sony Pictures Classics); the $33M Napoleon TV series for A&E in the United States; Perfect Creatures ($11M) for Twentieth Century Fox; independent American features such as Mark Pellington’s I Melt With You for Magnolia Pictures and cult classic, part crowdfunded Iron Sky for Entertainment One.  Before co-founding Disrupting Influence, Jason also worked on the $300 million Movision Film Fund.  Jason is a graduate of Cambridge University.

 

 

REGISTER NOW!

Register now for just $269 at:

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=D5HVRKVPTEUZ2

 

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