THE CINEMA GUILD DISTRIBUTION SERVICES

A GUIDE FOR FILM & VIDEO MAKERS SEEKING DISTRIBUTION FOR THEIR PROGRAMS
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The Cinema Guild offers a wide range of distribution plans, each one tailored to the individual nature of your film (either 16mm or 35mm) or video, whether it's short (anywhere from three to thirty minutes), medium-length (from thirty-one minutes to approximately one hour), or feature-length (seventy minutes or more). We are therefore glad to receive preview videocassettes of any sort of film or video so that our staff can evaluate its commercial potential. Whether you've got a five-minute animated or live-action short, a half-hour educational documentary, a one-hour television program, or a feature-length fiction or documentary film, The Cinema Guild, with nearly three decades of sales experience in all markets worldwide, can be the answer to your special distribution needs.

The Cinema Guild can provide full-service distribution, which can benefit your film by maximizing its commercial potential in all markets.-including theatrical, non-theatrical, broadcast and cable television, and home video. Our approach offers special handling of each new release that we acquire, designing a promotional campaign and marketing strategy most appropriate for your film. The Cinema Guild's promotional campaign includes such methods as direct mail, advertising, telemarketing, toll-free offers, the latest in Internet and Web marketing technologies, press screenings and/or other publication reviews, festival screenings, exhibition at academic and/or professional conferences and trade shows, and more. Through these methods, we are able to place our films and videos in places from universities and public institutions across the country, to cable and network broadcasters around the world, to your local home video store.

SUBMITTING YOUR FILM
If you have a new film or video available for distribution, send a VHS videocassette (in NTSC, PAL or SECAM format) for evaluation. If you wish to have your video returned, please send a stamped ($1.30 for Media Mail rate), self-addressed bubble-pak bag along with your cassette. We're also more than happy to answer any questions you may have about us or how we might handle your film specifically.

To submit your film, send a VHS cassette to:

The Cinema Guild
Attn: Acquisitions
130 Madison Avenue
2nd Floor New York, NY
10016-7038
Phone (212) 685-6242
Fax (212) 685-4717
E-Mail info@cinemaguild.com