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Self-Distribution & Theatrical/VOD Release of Your Feature Film

February 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


In this era of online streaming and Video-On-Demand, even for industry giants Netflix, Amazon Studios and Hulu, presenting their films on the big screen for a live audience is still the top. Keep control of your career and learn how to take your independent film to major cinemas (AMC, Regal, UA, Landmark etc) and online VOD streaming.

This interactive professional masterclass provides independent producers and directors with the basic knowledge and work process for creating a theatrical and online platform release campaign for your film and how to identify and build an audience to support it.


What is a limited theatrical (or limited platform) film release?
Why you should consider self distribution of your film.
Learn from Roger’s experience of producing and distributing the independent documentary feature movie Sarajevo Roses-A Cinematic Essay.
How do you incorporate this into your film’s business plan?
Show the benefit for your investors.
Increase your film’s international profile and value.
How many cities will your film show in nationwide?
How do I determine which cities to release my film in?
Do you keep the box office receipts?
Why is this important?
How to select a theatrical, alternate theatrical and education market release partner.
How is this different from a standard distribution “four wall”?
How much does this cost?
What this means for the budget.
How does it get funded?
How is this of benefit to investors?
How do I identify, build and target an audience for my film?
How does a theatrical screening build awareness for your film?
How do you prepare technically for a theatrical release of your film?
What is a DCP (Digital Cinema Package) and how do you create one?
How do I create an Indie VOD distribution strategy after limited theatrical?
How to select an online streaming platform: Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes and Vimeo.


February 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Percolator MacArthur Campus
300 Monticello Ave
Norfolk, VA 23510 United States
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