Distributing a film, even a short can involve a lot of paperwork, we have created a checklist of what is required from you to go about selling your work.
Everything from a copy of the film, to subtitles (now a legal requirement for VOD in both the UK and the US)
☐ Film in the best available format
☐ Trailer (if available)
☐ Posters (preferably as unflattened .psd, this may need to be reformatted for different exhibitor’s requirements or have text changed for different languages)
☐ Subtitles or Timed Text files (preferably in srt format) even if already embedded, as these may need to be translated for other languages. If you haven’t done them see this post
☐Music Cue sheet (if applicable)
☐ Statement from you saying that music in your film is licenced/original composition/public domain
☐ Main cast/crew and Production company info. also tell us who owns the copyright
☐ Social media and Marketing info. (and the imdb page)
☐ Stills and publicity shots
There may be other film-specific requirements, depending on the content of your film.