What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why?
What is distribution?Distribution is when the movie is made, edited, advertised and then delivered either to DVD or Cinema.Distributed by; e.g.21st Century FoxDreamWorksParamount PicturesSonyPixar/DisneyFilm4Can be distributed:• DVD/Bluray• On Demand TV• Network TV• Internet Downloads• Soundtrack albums• Video games• Novelisations• Merchandising and Licensing deals.
20th Century FoxThink about the sort of film you haveproduced, and the type of films this companyhave released before – are they likely to beinterested in your film? Explain why Webelieve that ‘20th centaury fox’ wouldshow some relative interest in our filmmainly due to the fact that our film isa similar plot to their (2008) film‘Taken’. Taken was a very successfulaction/thriller production hence why Ibelieve 20th centaury fox would bekeen to distribute our film.
Is your film going to appeal to UK audiences only? Or does it have a wider appeal? Why? Why not?• We believe that our film will attract lots of different audiences from all over the world, not just UK audience. It will represent different ages and also, different ethnicities effectively which will encourage a multicultural audience.
Some thought about possible marketing strategies, release strategies and exhibition options• Possible marketing strategies would be elements of advertisement such as; adverts on the TV/cinema, posters, banners in busy locations, leaflets.
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