ERIC Number: ED084801
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Distribution of Films. Guide For Student Film Makers; Information On Financing, Producing and Distributing Films Independently. Number Three.
Six major topics relating to film distribution are discussed in this last of a series of three articles. The first topic deals with contracts, including matters such as the possession of the original material, the production of prints, granting of rights, advance payments and income percentages, legal advice, breach of contract and liability. Following this are some general considerations about distribution, a review of the problems associated with self-distribution, and advice about how to select a distributor. The fifth major section covers festivals and publicity and the article concludes with a review of the possibilities for distribution via television. (LB)
Descriptors: Contracts, Film Production, Film Production Specialists, Films, Guides, Marketing, Merchandising
University Film Study Center, Box 275, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 ($0.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: University Film Study Center, Cambridge, MA.