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  • Nick Soares
    started a topic Indie Distributors

    Indie Distributors

    Lets start with some facts - You cannot send your film to (example) Lions Gate Home Entertainment - they will not except it, I will create a list of companies that you cannot send your film too without a connection, or they will ignore you and possibly ruin your chance of getting distribution through them

    Companies you can send your film too (AFTER YOU SIGN THE ACQUISITION FORM)

    American World Pictures - Dee is the acquisitions head and a wonderful person, they just moved offices but should be settles in by now (+1 from Nick Soares)
    GrindStone - Owned by Lions Gate Entertainment to purchase to lower end feature films
    Maverick Entertainment - Doug CEO is a great guy and runs a legit company - Constantly call them if they forget to call you and you will stay updated. (+1 Nick Soares)
    Image Entertainment - Normally they handle purchasing library films - They currently own my film Cult

    My experience ^^^

    Rest of list coming soon -Hope this info can help and indie out there






    Indie Distributors list coming soon.

    If you want an email when the list in complete post here

  • Joseph Mazzaferro
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    Please send me the list as well. I certainly appreciate it.

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  • Nick Soares
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    Originally posted by rickiholmes View Post
    Hi Nick,
    Absolutely, please send the list.
    Ahh thanks for this reminder, I will update the original post as soon as I can

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  • rickiholmes
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    Hi Nick,
    Absolutely, please send the list.

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  • Nick Soares
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    Originally posted by googlemyfacebooks View Post
    How could they ruin your chance?
    "Can" - Because if you randomly send an "unsolicited" screener to them it is considered a liability to the publicly traded company. They don't except these because your film could possibly be similar to one they are just about to release, and when they do release it you can say "thats my idea" and try and sue them. So they prevent this by purchasing films from Sundance, GrindStone etc... and not from random submissions. So if you do submit your film randomly you become a liability and "can" hurt your chances.

    Hope that helps :)

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  • googlemyfacebooks
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    Originally posted by Nick View Post
    You cannot send your film to Lions Gate Home Entertainment - they will not except it, I will create a list of companies that you cannot send your film too without a connection, or they will ignore you and possibly ruin your chance of getting distribution through them
    How could they ruin your chance?

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  • Nick Soares
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    updated

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  • Nick Soares
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    List updated a bit,

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  • Nick Soares
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    Originally posted by Underdog View Post
    I would love such a list for when I make the leap from writing and filming shorts to filming my feature.

    Thanks.
    Ill have the list up tomorrow, and ill have reviews on the ones I worked with.

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  • Underdog
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    I would love such a list for when I make the leap from writing and filming shorts to filming my feature.

    Thanks.

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  • Nick Soares
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    Originally posted by actorwriter View Post
    Yes, please let me know when you have a list available.
    Sure thing

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  • actorwriter
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    Originally posted by Nick View Post
    Indie Distributors list coming soon.

    If you want an email when the list in complete post here
    Yes, please let me know when you have a list available.

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