Documentary & Short Films
Film Festivals
Distribution
Film Festivals
Cultural Aspect

Business Aspect
Business & Culture at Film
Festival

“Outside In”

* All posters are the copyright of the respective film owners
Do Festivals work for SF &
Docs?
O Recognition

O Visibility leading to Revenues
Film Festival Basics
O Important festivals in the world.

O How to reach out to them?
O Criteria for acceptance of your fi...
Important Festivals
Short Film Festivals :
O Sundance Film Festival
O Cannes Film Festival
O Palms Springs International F...
Important Festivals
Documentary Festivals :
O Sundance Film Festival
O International Documentary Film Festival

Amsterdam ...
Submitting Your Film
O Festival’s own website
O Offline Submissions via snail mail
O Facilitating websites like :

O www.w...
Criteria for Acceptability
O Targeting the right festivals
O Major Festivals

O Genre Based Festivals

O Timelines

O Prog...
Film Markets
O Important Film Markets
O Cannes Film Festival – Marche Du Film (Short
O
O
O
O
O
O

Film Corner)
Clermont Fe...
Distribution
O Theatrical
O Television / Satellite / Cable
O DVD
O Other – inflight, educational distribution, etc.
Distribution
O Digital or Online & Mobile
O AVOD / SVOD / TVOD
O Democratic and Economical
O Crowd sourcing and Social Med...
Case Study

 1st Kannada film made with crowd funding
 1200 pre-orders generated US$ 40,000
 Online sales generated US$...
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3000+ videos
70+ Million Views

Distribution through Mobile Platfo...
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Pocket Films
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(West), Mumbai 400062.

Visit www.pocketfilms.i...
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Business of Documentaries and Short Films @ Film Festivals and through Distribution

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This is a brief presentation made by Mr. Saameer Mody of Pocket Films for the MBA students of Whistling Woods International as a visiting faculty.

The intent was to give the students and insight into the prospects of documentaries and short films vis-a-vis Film Festivals, Film Markets and for Distribution.

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Business of Documentaries and Short Films @ Film Festivals and through Distribution

  1. 1. Documentary & Short Films Film Festivals Distribution
  2. 2. Film Festivals Cultural Aspect Business Aspect
  3. 3. Business & Culture at Film Festival “Outside In” * All posters are the copyright of the respective film owners
  4. 4. Do Festivals work for SF & Docs? O Recognition O Visibility leading to Revenues
  5. 5. Film Festival Basics O Important festivals in the world. O How to reach out to them? O Criteria for acceptance of your film.
  6. 6. Important Festivals Short Film Festivals : O Sundance Film Festival O Cannes Film Festival O Palms Springs International Film Festival O O O O of Short Films Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival Aspen Short Fest Berlin Film Festival Raindance Film Festival
  7. 7. Important Festivals Documentary Festivals : O Sundance Film Festival O International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) O DOK Leipzig O Toronto International Film Festival O Hot Docs
  8. 8. Submitting Your Film O Festival’s own website O Offline Submissions via snail mail O Facilitating websites like : O www.withoutabox.com O www.shortfilmdepot.com O www.clickforfestivals.com
  9. 9. Criteria for Acceptability O Targeting the right festivals O Major Festivals O Genre Based Festivals O Timelines O Programmer / Consultant
  10. 10. Film Markets O Important Film Markets O Cannes Film Festival – Marche Du Film (Short O O O O O O Film Corner) Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival Berlin Film Festival Sundance Film Festival IDFA AFM (American Film Market) Hong Kong Film Mart
  11. 11. Distribution O Theatrical O Television / Satellite / Cable O DVD O Other – inflight, educational distribution, etc.
  12. 12. Distribution O Digital or Online & Mobile O AVOD / SVOD / TVOD O Democratic and Economical O Crowd sourcing and Social Media
  13. 13. Case Study  1st Kannada film made with crowd funding  1200 pre-orders generated US$ 40,000  Online sales generated US$ 22,000 in 10 days. *The poster is the copyright of the film producer.
  14. 14. Pocket Films No. 1 Partner Channel 60,000+ Subscribers 3000+ videos 70+ Million Views Distribution through Mobile Platforms Launching VoD platform for Indie content in partnership with film maker “Q” Short Film Contests.
  15. 15. Connect with Us Pocket Films Gala No. 2, Plot No. 2, Udyog Nagar, Goregaon (West), Mumbai 400062. Visit www.pocketfilms.in Call:+91-22-28772090 Email: info@pocketfilms.in

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