What is FilmSharks Int’l?
It is world sales company operating worldwide which distributes audiovisual content of fiction and documentaries mainly produced by independent co.
Which types of productions are distributed?
We distribute feature films, documentaries, TV series, TV documentary series, Animation series and animation films.
We do not distribute shorts.
Does FilmSharks pre-sell productions in development?
Yes, we start working with at the development stage with scripts provided by production co. We help them finance their projects as long as they have strong marketing points and/or a strong subject and a interesting point of view.
How can i apply for FilmSharks became my distributor?
You must send us a screener in VHS or DVD subtitled to English attaching a letter that details: the film synopsis , cast, crew, shooting format (i.e HD),screening format (i.e. 35mm.), aspect ratio, budget in US Dollars and the details copyright ownership.
>Our reception address is :
FILMSHARKS INT’L, Av. Díaz Vélez 4323, Buenos Aires (1200), Argentina.
In addition we suggest you e-mail us at: email@example.com to get a receipt confirmation. Our professional staff will evaluate the material and will get in touch with you ASAP.
Does FilmSharks buy the rights or becomes a sales agent?
Both according to the case. FilmSharks can become legally the exclusive international sales agent or can buy the rights to distribute it worldwide with the payment of royalties.
In which language must be the production?
This is not a condition for distribution. We need to have the “Music and Effects” (M&E) in the case dubbing is necessary, and the “dialogue list” with time code (TC) to subtitle.
What is the price of a production?
Every territory and rights has a price or MG (Minimum Guarantee) according to the production, it’s subject, it’s point of view and it’s marketing points.
We focus in maximizing the incomes and revenues of our catalogue with a long term team philosophy in order to achieve better goals.
How does FilmSharks position, promote and commercialize it’s catalogue?
FilmSharks can manage the international release at the most important int’l film festivals where the world press and buyers assist to our screenings.
We have our own international sales team and partners.
At the same time we promote the material at different international media exhibitions.
What are the quality requirements of the different markets?
There are variations, always inside the recognized international quality standards. The standards are higher everyday.
Having the masters in HD (high definition) for video editions or broadcasting has become a standard to be followed.