Film Distribution and the Educational Market

Film Distribution and the Educational Market

Titles that are incorporated into classroom use can generate years of income. Learn how to distribute them. 

Distribution of documentary films and some kinds of narrative films to schools, churches, and community organizations is too important to overlook. For certain films, this may be the entire distribution plan. This event, presented by Icarus Films Vice President Livia Bloom on May 25, will take a look at this field, what filmmakers need to know about it, and how they can access it.

Title: Film Distribution and the Educational Market
When: Thursday, May 25, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: NYFA offices, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Cost: $10 for NYFA-affiliated artists and $15 for the general public
RSVP: Pre-registration is required, please click here to register.

About Livia:
Livia Bloom is a film curator and Vice President of Icarus Films, a documentary distribution firm representing work by directors including Chantal Akerman, Patricio Guzmán, Shôhei Imamura, Chris Marker, Bill Morrison, and Jean Rouch. Bloom has presented cinema programs at institutions including the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem, and the Museum of the Moving Image. A graduate of Cornell and Columbia Universities, she currently lives with her husband in Brooklyn.

About Icarus Films:
Icarus Films is a distributor of documentary films that works with independent producers from around the world to help their films find audiences. They distribute over 1500 titles to theatrical, non-theatrical, educational, home entertainment, online, and television markets across North America. As well as licensing programs on DVD and Blu-ray to the educational market, they offer a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service focused on meeting the needs of colleges and universities for online access to documentary content.

This program is presented by NYFA Learning and NYFA Fiscal SponsorshipSign up here to receive NYFA’s monthly newsletter with updates on programs and opportunities for visual artists.


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