Once you have provided basic information about your film, you can submit for review. In order to submit your film, you will go through the following steps. Note that all information can continue to be modified after submission.
You will need to review and agree to the Film Bureau, Inc. legal terms.
You will enter information about your film and submit payment.
When you have completed the above information, complete the payment details and submit your film. Upon success, you can now upload your screener.
You can review your film details and update if required. There is also an additional field to complete.
To upload your screener, you will use the Verizon Digital Media upLynk Slicer app. For further details on the upLynk app, video specs, etc., please refer to the Screener section.
After you have downloaded and installed the app, click to Login to the Slicer app. Once logged in, drag and drop your video file. Once the file has completed upload and the page complete, click Submit. We try to respond within 5 business days.
The submission fee covers a number of upfront costs in exchange for Film Bureau taking aless than standard portion of the box office gross. Film Bureau does not charge any other fees for theatrical distribution.
If it is determined that your film does not meet our criteria, you will receive a partial refund based on what stage we are at in the process. A breakdown of the refund percentages is as follows:
If you are submitting your film to us and are associated with one of our Partners, discounts may be available for your submission fee. Please confirm your discount with the Partner or us prior to submission as refunds will not be offered once you have completed the payment process. If you have a discount code, you may proceed with payment.
Please note that unauthorized use of codes will result in your film being rejected and a partial refund being offered once you have completed the payment process. If you have a discount code, you may proceed with payment.
Partner codes area available through partner film festivals. If your film has been accepted to one of these partner film festivals, you can obtain your code directly through them or by contacting us via the CONTACT US page.
We accept payment via check or wire transfer. Please contact us directly through the CONTACT US page for further details.