How To Deliver Your Content To A Distributor And Manage Contracts


How To Deliver Your Content To A Distributor And How To Manage Contracts


Availability: Live Online, Video-on-demand
Duration: Single Wednesday Afternoon
Dates: Wednesday 14 April
Time: 11:00PM – 1:00PM with up to 30 min Q+A  PST
Course Fee: $59.00

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To sell your film or any type of media, you need to have certain rights and paperwork in place. You will also need to create certain delivery items.  Find out what is needed and how to do it effectively in this information filled class.


Overview of deliverables

  • Sample delivery requirements: Chain of title, billing block, music cue sheet, script sheet, copyright information etc.
  • Understanding and negotiating a delivery list
  • Pitfalls to avoid during delivery
  • Post-production workflow
  • What format to shoot in
  • Tips on sales and distribution contracts
  • Understanding Chain of Title
  • Preventing shady deals
  • What to be careful of when signing a distribution deal



Jason Piette is a producer and film financier with over 50 movies and TV series to his name, including the $25M The Merchant Of Venice starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons; Head In The Clouds ($20M) starring Charlize Theron and Penelope Cruz, (both for Sony Pictures Classics); the $33M Napoleon TV series for A & E in the United States; Perfect Creatures ($11M) for Twentieth Century Fox; independent American features such as Mark Pellington’s I Melt With You for Magnolia Pictures and cult classic, part crowdfunded Iron Sky for Entertainment One. Before co-founding Disrupting Influence Jason also worked on the $300 million Movision Film Fund. Jason is a graduate of Cambridge University. Jason is currently working on several TV series with Netflix.


Do you want to attend the first class in person and online on other weeks? Or, do you want to attend online on some weeks and watch other weeks on VOD?  You have the freedom to attend this course in person, online, or by watching it on VOD without making any prior selection. 

LIVE ONLINE: Every attendee gets an email invitation for the online classroom 30 minutes before class start times. All you need to do is to click the link provided in that email and watch the class on your computer’s web browser without needing to download any special software. If you are attending on your smart phone or tablet, please download the ClickMeeting app.

VOD: Video on Demand is a great option if you want to repeat what you learned in the class or you didn’t have time to attend the class in person or online. Each attendee gets a Vimeo link 24-48 hours after each week’s class.