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Top Film Distribution Companies in the USA


Now that you’re done shooting your film, it’s time to think about film distribution. We want to share our work to the most number of people at the same earn money (that’s what we want to do for a living, after all). For those of you who are thinking of ways to distribute your film in a grander level, we hope you find this useful. If you want to get a spreadsheet version of this -complete with location, e-mails, fees, and other notes, simply like our Facebook page and send us a PM there with this message “I want the Film Distribution List” It will make your life so much easier!

film distribution indies

Anchor Bay Entertainment
URL: www.anchorbayentertainment.com/
Address:U.S. , United Kingdom, Canada and Australia
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:

Distributes feature films, quality children’s entertainment,original fitness programming, TV series, documentaries, anime and other filmed entertainment on Blu-ray™ and DVD formats.

Ambrose Video Publishing, Inc.
URL:
Address: 145 West 45th St. – Ste. 1115, New York, NY 10036
e-mail: [email protected]
phone: (800) 526-4663

Distributor of broadcast quality documentaries and educational videos (Science, History, Drama and more) to schools, libraries and other institutions.

Arab Film Distribution
URL: www.arabfilm.com/
Address: AFD / Typecast, Seattle, WA 98121
e-mail:[email protected]
[email protected]
phone: 206) 322-0882

Distributes feature films and documentaries from and about the Arab World.

Artmattan Productions
URL: www.africanfilm.com/
Address:
535 Cathedral Parkway
Suite 14b
New York, NY
10025
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:(212)864-1760

Films depicting the human experience of people of color in a context different from the usual museums, cultural centers and universities to which these films are traditinonally relegated.

Amaze Films
URL: www.amazefilms.com/
Address:
e-mail:
phone:

Produced the DVD Short Series featuring several Sundance, Cannes, and Oscar-winning short films.

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Big Film Shorts
URL: www.bigfilmshorts.com/
Address:Offers short films from online store and distributes titles worldwide.

Offers short films from online store and distributes titles worldwide.

BFS Entertainment
URL: www.bfsent.com/
Address: 360 Newkirk Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada L4C3G7

e-mail:[email protected]
phone:905-884-2323

North American entertainment company focusing on the acquisition, distribution and production of film and television media with head office in Toronto, Ontario.classic dramas, mystery, comedy, sports, documentaries and health and wellness

Canyon Cinema
URL: canyoncinema.com/
Address:
1777 Yosemite Ave Suite #210 | San Francisco, California 94124
e-mail:
phone:1 415.626.2255

Canyon’s primary activity is the rental distribution of Super 8mm,16mm, and 35mm films by independent film artists. We also lease these films and their DVD transfers.

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Desert Island Films, Inc.
URL: www.desertislandfilms.com/
Address:
e-mail:
phone:

Archive of public domain, broadcast-quality, feature films.

Distribution Video & Audio, Inc.
URL: www.dva.com/
Address:
4111 W Alameda Avenue, Suite 305
Burbank, California 91505
e-mail:
phone:

One of the largest resellers of excess inventory in the country. We move inventory in a variety of product categories including home entertainment and media, consumer electronics,apparel, toys, general merchandise, and really, just about any type of consumer product in the United States.

First Run Features
URL: www.firstrunfeatures.com/
Address:
The Film Center Building | 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213 | New York, NY 10036

e-mail:[email protected]
phone:(212) 243-0600

Gained a reputation for its controversial catalog of daring documentaries and fiction films.

Fine Media Group
URL: www.finemediagroup.com/
Address:
144 So. McCarty Drive, Ste. 204
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
e-mail:
phone:

Providing quality animated feature films and educational instructional videos. To carry out this mission, FMG gives considerable attention to the quality of its productions in order to match or exceed mainstream entertainment industry standards.

Global Kid Vid and Film Factory
URL: www.globalkid.com
Address:
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:1 888 KIDS 411

To create a portal for parents seeking quality material that educates, captivates, motivates and entertains their children as they utilize their discretionary time.

IFC Films
URL: www.ifcfilms.com/
Address:
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:

IFC Films a leading distributor of quality talent-driven independent film. IFC Midnight is the company’s genre label featuring features horror, sci-fi, thrillers, erotic art-house,action and more.

MPI Home Videos
URL: www.mpihomevideo.com/
Address:16101 S. 108th Ave. Orland Park, IL 60467
e-mail:
phone:800-323-0442

MPI Home Video offers many horror and cult favorites on home video.

Mypheduh Films Inc
URL: sankofa.com/
Address:
2714 Georgia Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
e-mail:
phone:202-234-4755

Primarily focuses on African and African American films, and other works from the global African Diaspora.

Moonlight Entertainment & Sales
URL: www.moonlightsales.com/
Address: PO Box: Goodland, KS 67735
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:

One of the best places on Earth for Resellers, Retailers & Vendors to get incredible bulk deals on wholesale, overstock, over-runs, closeout surplus & salvage media: Music CDs, DVDs, VHS, Records, Audio Cassettes, Books, Video Games and more

Moving Images Distribution
URL: www.movingimages.ca/
Address:Vancouver, British Columbia
e-mail:
phone:604.684.3014

We are pleased to distribute over 900 works that are inspiring and innovative in approach. Here you will find work that is concerned with social justice–from contemporary issues to historical ones, work that is culturally significant and work that provokes, amuses and explores and pushes the perimeters of the properties of the medium used for expression.

Matrixx Entertainment
URL: www.mecfilms.com/
Address:
e-mail:
phone:

We specialize in films and web sites for entertainment,financial companies and law firms.

Maharani
URL: www.maharanimusic.com
Address:
5901 HILLCROFT AVENUE
SUITE B4A
HOUSTON TEXAS 77036
e-mail:
phone:713-782-6553

Maharani Music is the biggest, oldest and leading Bollywood entertainment product store in USA. We have been serving our south Asian community in Houston TX since 1985.

Magnepix
URL: www.magnepix.com/
Address:
MAGNEPIX Distribution, LLC
Attention: BLAKE & WANG P.A.
1801 Century Park East,
24th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
e-mail:www.magnepix.com/submissions.htm
phone:(877) 434-5688

The Acquisition Department at MAGNEPIX Distribution will consider film submissions from non-affiliated producers of completed feature films or feature film projects in development or pre-production that have already raised development money and in addition have internationally recognizable cast.

Omni Film Distribution
URL: www.omnishortfilms.com/
Address:
e-mail:
phone:
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Pyramid Media
URL: www.pyramidmedia.com/
Address:
3200 Airport Ave Ste 19
Santa Monica CA 90405
e-mail: [email protected]
phone:800-421-2304

Distributes short films, videos and other media for education,entertainment and training.

Powersports – Powerdocs
URL: www.ps-mill.com/
Address:
14242 Ventura Boulevard, Penthouse
Sherman Oaks, California, USA 91423
e-mail:[email protected]
[email protected]
phone:(818) 708-9995

The company produces original content, but it’s main forte and activity revolves around the international distribution & sub-licensing of a wide variety of programming on behalf of independent producers for all forms of media.

Revolver
URL: www.revolvergroup.com/
Address:
Los Angeles Office
9220 W Sunset Blvd.
Suite 204
West Hollywood
CA 90069, USA
e-mail: [email protected]
phone:1 310 858 7770

Revolver’s lineup is available through a multitude of platforms aside from traditional home entertainment media, with digital deals in place with Apple’s iTunes, Amazon Video On Demand,Cinema Now, NetFlix, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Xbox and Vudu to name but a few.

Rogue Pictures
URL: www.iamrogue.com/
Address:
New York, NY
65 Bleecker St., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
e-mail:
phone:212-539-4000

IAMROGUE.com delves into the worlds of sports, pop culture, and music, and easy to enter contests for professionals and everyone else. Through its dedicated community platform, the site bridges the gap between its general public audience and the world of entertainment which the company was founded on.

Screen Media Films
URL: www.screenmediafilms.net/
Address:
Screen Media Films
757 Third Ave- Third Floor
New York, NY 10017
e-mail:[email protected]
phone: (212)308-1790

Screen Media Films acquires rights to high quality, independent feature films, for all of the US and Canada. SMF distributes films theatrically; on home video; and to all television outlets (through SMF’s parent company Screen Media Ventures).

Swank Pictures
URL: www.swank.com/
Address:
Swank Motion PIctures
10795 Watson Road St. Louis, MI
63127-1012
e-mail:
phone:

Swank Motion Pictures provides both public performance licensing rights and licensed movies to numerous non-theatrical markets, including worldwide cruise lines, U.S. colleges and universities, K-12 public schools and libraries, American civilian and military hospitals, motor coaches, Amtrak trains, correctional facilities and other markets such as parks, art museums and businesses.

Super D
URL: www.sdcd.com/
Address:
Super D
17822 Gillette Ave #A
Irvine CA, 92614
United States
e-mail:www.sdcd.com/Contact
phone:949-225-1170 Phone

We currently stock the world’s largest selection of music, movies and games. If you are looking for a wholesaler of music CDs, vinyl records, DVDs, Blu-ray discs and video games, Super D is your premier choice.

Shadow Distribution
URL: www.shadowdistribution.com/
Address:
Shadow Distribution
Mailing Address:
76 Main Street
Waterville, ME 04901
e-mail:
phone:7-872-5111

Shadow Distribution is a small film distribution company located in Waterville, Maine, dedicated to releasing unusual, specialized films.

Subcine
URL: www.subcine.com/
Address:
SubCine
611 Broadway #836
New York, NY 10012
212.253.6273
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:

Artist-run and artist-owned collective that distributes independent Latino films and videos.

Shenandoah Films
URL: www.shenandoahfilms.com/
Address:
Shenandoah Films
340 W 7th Street
Eureka, CA US
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:707-445-1221

Shenandoah Films strives to be a resource of educational media to libraries, schools, tribal organizations, Native American studies programs & universities.

Troma Films
URL: www.troma.com/
Address:
New York, NY
733 Ninth Ave.
New York, NY 10019
USA
e-mail:
phone:212-757-4555

Have Troma distribute your film! Troma Entertainment is looking for new acquisitions to add to its Troma-rific film library.
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United International Pictures
URL: www.uip.com/
Address:
e-mail:
phone:

Distributes the films of its partner studios in the international marketplace outside of North America. Jointly owned by Paramount and Universal.
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Video Products Distributor
URL: www.vpdinc.com/
Address:
150 Parkshore Drive
Folsom, CA 95630
e-mail:
phone:

Wholesale DVD, Blu-ray and Games to US resellers only. Provides pre-recorded videocassetes and digtal video discs to the video retail industry.

Video Sound
URL: www.video-sound.com/
Address:
21 Meridian Road, Suite 103,
Edison, New Jersey 08820, USA
e-mail: [email protected]
phone:1.908.720.5263

Distributors of Indian movies in the United States and Canada.
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Wax Works
URL: www.waxworksonline.com/
Address:
325 East Third Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
e-mail:
phone:270-926-0008

Distributor of VHS, DVD, video games, accessories and boutique items.

Weinstein Co
URL: weinsteinco.com/
Address:
New York, NY
345 Hudson St.
13th Floor
New York, NY 10014
USA
e-mail:
phone:646-862-3400

The Weinstein Company (TWC) is a multimedia production and distribution company launched in October 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films in 1979.
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Zipporah Films
URL: www.zipporah.com/
Address:
One Richdale Avenue, Unit #4
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02140
USA
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:617.576.3603

Offers index, descriptions, and reviews of Frederick Wiseman’s educational documentaries as distributed by Zipporah Films.

Zeitgeist Films
URL: www.zeitgeistfilms.com/
Address:
247 Centre St
New York, New York 10013
e-mail:[email protected]
phone:

Zeitgeist Films is a New York-based distribution company founded in 1988 which acquires and distributes the finest independent films from the U.S. and around the world.

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