Welcome to the Cinema Libre Studio Acquisitions Page!
If you would like to inquire about acquisitions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit a finished film for distribution consideration, please send a password-protected Vimeo link to the online screener to email@example.com (preference #1) and include in the subject line ACQUISITION SUBMISSION_"title of your film"_(documentary or narrative, depending on which applies) OR send a DVD screener (preference #2) to the address below, making sure to clearly label the disc with the film's title, documentary or narrative, and your name and email address. Blu-rays will not be accepted.
CINEMA LIBRE STUDIO
120 S. Victory Blvd, First Floor
Burbank, CA 91502
*Submitted DVDs will not be returned.
For tips regarding acquisitions, read an interview between Cinema Libre Studio and MovieMaker Magazine: Brick and Mortar: Why traditional distributors still matter in a major way.
We will review a film with respect to its sales and distribution potential in all media/worldwide. However, if only specific rights or territories are available, please note this in the body of your email or on the DVD. If you have already self-distributed your film in any way or sold certain rights to another company, please note that, as well.
*We do not offer advances for distribution.
We are currently looking for:
- Feature length, social-issue fiction and documentary films
- Feature length, politically-themed fiction and documentary films
- Narrative films of all genres (drama, romance, horror, comedy, etc.)
- Foreign Films
Submitted films will be screened within 30 days of receipt, after which a Cinema Libre Studio team member will contact you. Make sure you include your email when submitting the film.
To submit a project for development or production consideration, please email a synopsis and an overview to firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR SERVICES (PRODUCTION, POST-PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, SALES)
At Cinema Libre Studio we offer a full array of services to the independent filmmaker which are designed to cover the spectrum of a filmmaker's needs:
Production: Production of narrative features and documentary films.
Co-Production: Co-productions with U.S. and international partners
Post-Production: Full service picture and sound editing, 5.1 mixing, DCP creation, more
Distribution: U.S. commercial theatrical, DVD, VOD, and one-off screenings
International Sales: Selling foreign rights to international distribution partners
U.S. Broadcast Sales: Selling broadcast rights to domestic television channels.
Educational Sales: Selling into public libraries via wholesalers and directly to universities