Are We Your Typical Festival? Dive Deeper and Discover.
Have you ever wondered, "Is the Global Film Exhibition just another run-of-the-mill film festival?" Our answer: It's complicated. Yes, we do showcase riveting films to a worldwide audience during our exhibition. But that’s just the tip of the cinematic iceberg. We’re on a mission to widen the world of storytelling, making sure every distinct voice and vision gets the spotlight it deserves.
At the Global Film Exhibition, your passion speaks louder than your budget. Talent thrives in the most unexpected places, and we're here to spotlight it! Last edition, our best feature Apples, Oranges, Lemons & Limes was crafted with just $2,000, proving that compelling stories can emerge from any scale.
Whether you're a seasoned filmmaker or taking your first directorial steps, we welcome all skill levels. Here's your invitation to join a platform where creativity truly shines. Step up, submit, and let's celebrate the magic you've made!
Why the Entry Fee? To promise a high-quality viewing environment, we resort to an advanced, secure platform & a distinctive virtual village.
* We're dedicating 50% of our ticket and submission revenue to support the endeavors of LifeLine Service Dogs
How to Submit:
Heeding the feedback from our filmmaker community for the upcoming year, we've made substantial enhancements to our exhibition. Understanding the aspiration for more than just a traditional Film Festival, we've transformed our offering to meet and exceed those desires.
We recognize the value of your film and are committed to its protection. Instead of casual hosting on platforms like YouTube, we partner with Filmocracy to employ cutting-edge Digital Rights Management (DRM) technologies. This ensures your film is not only showcased but also shielded from unauthorized access. With us, your work's integrity is always preserved.
Showcase your masterpiece to distributors and indie streaming networks at our Virtual Film Market.Being held on January 17 from 1-3 pm (CST) Elevate your pitch with a dedicated space, a 4-minute presentation slot, and the ability to upload trailers & posters. See how it works with this Filmocracy demo: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd0mHRe3vZ8]
Get your ticket now.
Filmocracy's Offer: Dive into a thriving community of indie-film aficionados. With Filmocracy, you benefit from incentivized ratings and stand to earn up to 50% of revenues based on viewing duration.
The MTS Network’s Promise: It's not just about numbers. With MTS, you're looking at valuable feedback, a loyal viewer base, and tailored compensation structures tailored to your needs.
BoatHouse Pictures' Promise: BoatHouse Pictures wears dual hats: film production and devoted distribution. They are more than a company; They're a partner for indie filmmakers, providing a sweeping global stage. Leveraging their vast industry insights and networks, they're committed to helping filmmakers weave and project their stories to audiences far and wide.
For Video On Demand (VOD): Enjoy a rate of $1.25 per view.
For Ad-Supported Video On Demand (AVOD): Benefit from a 60/40 revenue sharing setup. And if theatrical distribution is on the horizon, know that a contract will be crafted for every unique project.
NetIndie Spotlight: Dive into NetIndie, your go-to streaming platform exclusively for short-form content. At the heart of their service lies a dedication to uplifting filmmakers. They proudly offer unparalleled compensation rates for short film projects online. Coupled with a treasure trove of resources and opportunities, NetIndie stands as the ultimate haven for emerging filmmakers .
Cube Stream's Unwavering Commitment to Filmmakers:
When filmmakers invest their passion, time, and skills into a project, Cube Stream ensures they reap ample rewards. The platform returns an impressive 60% of every sale to its creators, reaffirming its commitment to fostering talent and creativity.
Hoopla’s Broad Spectrum: Immediate access to a vast 7 million-strong audience. On Hoopla, every 1,000 views can yield a remarkable $500. Films of 45 minutes or more on Hoopla VOD can earn 50 cents for just a 30-second watch. By grouping short films into 45-minute sets, they fetch 10 cents each view.
Opting Out of Distribution - A Choice in Your Hands:
We understand that distribution decisions are pivotal and can be deeply personal. At Global Film Exhibition, we want to be transparent in giving our filmmakers the utmost freedom. Should you choose, you can opt out of the distribution portion of our exhibition. We guarantee that this decision will in no way affect your film's standing, judgment, or its chances in the exhibition. Your art, your call. We're here to support and celebrate it, with or without distribution through our channels
Resources for Filmmakers: Our commitment goes beyond mere screenings. We provide invaluable live networking opportunities and host workshops designed to enhance your filmmaking journey.
Copyright © 2023 Global Film Exhibition - All Rights Reserved.