Our DISTRIBUTION Program will help distribute your film successfully and economically in the major markets around the world.
Our Film Distribution Program was created with the understanding that the film business has changed dramatically. The development of excellent, low-cost cameras and post-production software has resulted in an exponential increase in quality films. These films all compete for screens and inclusion in the most popular digital and cable outlets. The competition is fierce.

AS GFA DISTRIBUTION to the rescue. For one set price to start, the program will provide you with all the features you’ll need to launch your film, not only in the US, but around the world.

In the United States there are ten channel:
• film festivals
• theatrical
• semi-theatrical (single special event screenings on a campus, in a museum, or at a theater)
• cable VOD
• television
• educational
• retail DVD
• direct DVD (from the filmmaker’s website)
• retail digital (iTunes, Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, etc.)
• direct digital (downloads and streams from the filmmaker’s website)
Overseas, the main avenues are television and digital, with limited potential for theatrical and DVD distribution.

TVOD is an abbreviation for transactional video on demand. With TVOD, audiences can only watch your content after they click a “buy now” button and transact.
Here are the popular TVOD platforms offered by GFA:
iTunes: Available to your audience through millions of Apple devices, iTunes is a popular destination to access and enjoy premium content. With a clean interface and purchase process, Apple users are just a few clicks away from buying your content.
Purchase or 24-hour rental
Suggest retail pricing for purchase
You can submit as SD or HD
Sell both HD and SD versions of your film
Feature Films, Shorts, and TV Episodics

Amazon Available on millions of smart televisions and devices, Amazon is one of the most popular marketplaces in the world. Amazon provides customers with an easy way to access premium content.
Purchase or 24-hour rental
Suggest retail pricing for purchase
You can submit as SD or hD
Sell both HD and SD versions of your film
Feature Films, Shorts, and TV Episodics

Google Play: Formerly known as the Android Market, Google Play is the official app store for Android smartphones and tablets. Google makes software applications, music, movies and books available for purchase and download through the store.
Purchase or 24-hour rental.
Suggest retail pricing for purchase
You can submit as SD or hD
Sell both HD and SD versions of your film.
Feature Films, Shorts, and TV Episodics

VUDU: Owned by WalMart, VUDU is a transactional platform that allows your audience to rent, buy and watch your film in either standard definition or high definition.
Purchase or 24-hour rental
Suggest retail pricing for purchase
You must submit as HD-only
Sell both HD and SD versions of your film
Distribution for Feature Films only

Sony Play Station Network (PSN): Originally conceived for the PlayStation video game consoles, Sony PSN now allows your audience to watch films on smartphones, tablets and high-definition televisions.
Purchase or 24-hour rental
Playstation decides the final price.
You must submit as HD-only
Sell both HD and SD versions of your film
Feature Films and TV Episodics

Xbox:Powered by Microsoft, thus service allows consumers to rent or buy movies from Microsoft via Xbox consoles, smartphones, tablets and high definition televisions.
Purchase or 24-hour rental
Xbox decides the final price
You must submit as HD-only
Available for features only.

Steam: This service originally focused on providing consumers with a way to buy and rent video games. With a strong customer base, the service now includes a vast selection feature films.
Purchase or 24-hour rental
You may suggest retail Pricing
You must submit as HD-only
Sell both HD and SD versions of your film
Feature Films and TV Episodics

Fandango NOW:Your audience can now watch films via FandangoNOW. The platform allows your audience to download or stream content from your Smart TV, computer or portable device.
You may suggest retail Pricing
You must submit as HD-only
Sell both HD and SD versions of your film
Distribution for Feature Films only

SVOD is an abbreviation for subscription video on demand. Subscribers pay a monthly fee and have access to unlimited programming. We offer the following SVOD platforms:

Netflix: As one of the most popular SVOD platforms in the world, Netflix offers filmmakers an opportunity to get content in front of millions of people.
First our team conducts an internal evaluation of your content to see if it would be a good fit for Netflix. Then if your content gets past our acquisitions team, it will be added to our monthly Netflix pitch. It is normally 6-8 weeks before we come back with a decision.
Subscribers stream your film during term
You are paid a license fee the term
Separate from Netflix’s DVD deals

Amazon Prime: Available on smart televisions and devices, Amazon Prime offers a way to reach millions of Amazon Video customers.
Subscribers stream your film during term
You are compensated .06 cents for every 60 minutes viewed
Subscription VOD driven by engagement
Feature Films, Shorts and TV Episodics

Hulu: A joint venture with The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, Hulu is a popular destination with millions of subscribers eager to watch TV series and movies online.
First our team conducts an internal evaluation of your content to see if it would be a good fit for Hulu.Then if your content gets past our acquisitions team, it will be added to our monthly Hulu pitch. It is normally 6-8 weeks before we come back with a decision.
Subscribers stream your film during term
You are paid a license fee the term
Subscription based VOD supported by ads

AVOD is an abbreviation for advertisement supported video on demand. is paid for with commercials and other forms of advertising. Here in the United States, TubiTV is a popular AVOD platform. TubiTV pays a portion of ad revenue.
TubiTV:As a popular AVOD platform, TubiTV allows your audience to watch free movies and TV shows online in HD on any device.
First we conduct an internal TubiTV evaluation. Then if your content gets past our acquisitions team, it will be added to our monthly TubiTV pitch. It’s normally 6-8 weeks before we come back with a decision.
Viewers stream your film during term
AD Supported VOD driven by engagement
Feature Films and TV Episodics

GFA Guarantee: If your title is not “picked up” by any platform, we will refund your submission fee for that store, minus the processing fee to cover handling, or you can transfer the funds to another platform of your choice.

Our CINEMA RUN DISTRIBUTION Program will help distribute your film successfully and economically in the major markets around the world.
Our Film Distribution Program was created with the understanding that the film business has changed dramatically. The development of excellent, low-cost cameras and post-production software has resulted in an exponential increase in quality films. These films all compete for screens and inclusion in the most popular digital and cable outlets. The competition is fierce.
Enter CINEMA RUN DISTRIBUTION to the rescue. For one set price, the program will provide you with all the features you’ll need to launch your film, not only in the US, but around the world.

TURN KEY CINEMA RUN DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Los Angeles Theatrical Package*: Your film will be booked in a theater like AMC, Laemmle, WCETV Screening  etc, The theater /screening room  will be available from 1:00 p.m. to midnight daily. This will enable you to book four or five shows each day , depending on the length of the film. You’ll keep 100% of the box office income, payable within 30 days after the close of the run. From 18,000 and up

Publicist The box office success of your film will depend, to a great extent, on the kind of publicity generated before the opening, and those all-important reviews. Our well-connected publicist will contact the major film critics, write and transmit press releases, set up interviews (where possible), and compile and distribute production notes. The goal is to get your film reviewed and written up in the local media. From $1,500 and up

Digital Platform : A listing on the major digital platforms will allow your film and or shorts* to be seen in almost every major country in the world. Also, once listed, your film and or shorts* could remain on the platform for a very long time. We encode, QC (Quality Control), and submit your film to the major digital outlets like iTunes, Amazon, Hulu, Ruku, Wcetv, Youtube Movie, Google Play, Sony PlayStation, Tencent Video, Baidu’s and Alibaba’s, Youku Tudou. FandangoNow, Vudu, TubiTV, Netflix (for select films/shorts)

CABLE VOD ( Video On Demand) We have arrangements with the two largest cable companies in the US: Comcast  and Spectrum. These companies can give your film access to over 40 million households in the US.

INCOME & COSTS: You will receive up to 75% of the income received from the digital platforms. There no evaluation cost other than the cost of setting up the sales distribution funnel and providing the necessary deliverables charge or for fixing flaws in the film. There are no deductions for overhead or expenses.

No Risk DVD Sales: Your film will be marketed to retail chains, schools, colleges, and libraries. Your film will be prepared and placed on secure servers, making it available for purchase and/or distribution on an on-demand basis. No inventory to maintain, no warehousing, no missed business opportunities, no waste.
INCOME: Average will be 25% of the suggested list price.

COST: None. Included in the CINEMA RUN DISTRIBUTION Package.

Oscar Qualifying Package : Check the Academy’s website, www.oscars.org, for details about their requirements. To qualify for an Oscar, a documentary film must have a one-week run (minimum 4 shows per day) in both New York and Los Angeles, be reviewed, and be advertised in an approved newspaper the week of each opening. A feature film needs only a Los Angeles run. Our Oscar Qualifying Packages will help you qualify your film.

More info: usgoldenfilmaward@gmail.com