Investing in a Movie: 10 important Distribution questions

Are you looking to invest in a Movie? Doing your due diligence can prove to be a very well spent amount of time, as this is a big decision. If it's a new area you've haven't dealt with before, it can be difficult to think of all the questions to ask. We have compiled a list of some of the most important Distribution questions you need to ask in the process before investing in a Movie


Distribution questions


  • Will the film is played in movie theaters?
  • What is the distribution plan (go to market strategy) for the movie?
  • Have any distribution deals been made already?
  • Will you be relying on the same distribution network and strategy as previous movies made?
  • Are there any limitations that might restrict distribution in certain countries or channels (content, political message, etc.)?
  • Who are expected to be the biggest and most significant distribution partners?
  • Who is in charge of establishing distribution partnerships?
  • Are there any specific distribution partners to avoid working with?
  • Are there any kickbacks or fees that need to be paid to intermediaries or agencies for setting up distribution deals?
  • Who is managing proper payment and settlement from each distribution partner?

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If you need more inspiration for relevant questions to ask for this specific situation you should consider downloading the 101 questions to ask before investing in a movie checklist.

 
Investing in a Movie: 10 important Distribution questions