SELLING YOUR SHORT
NORTH AMERICA

Canadian Reflections
Showcase of independent short films through broadcasts in Canada.

VTape
Toronto distributor with searchable database for educators and curators.

CFMDC: Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
Distributor for international independent films, specializing in festivals and industry conferences.
(Distribution Services)

Channel Zero (previously Movieola)
Canadian broadcaster of on-demand short films and owner of CHCH Ontario, an over-the-air station.

Independent Film Channel
U.S. distributor of independent and foreign films.  IFC Productions provides financing for independent film projects. No unsolicited submissions.

Buzz Taxi
Canadian distributor with both domestic and international reach for factual-based programming.

Media That Matters
Film festival with post-festival international campaign to expand audience reach through DVD distributions and screenings.  Films must be under 12 min and be relevant to an annually-selected theme.

Independent Exposure
Headquartered in San Francisco, Independent Exposure is a showcase for progressive films in equally unconventional venues, ranging from cafes to nightclubs. 

Microcinema International
Promotes and distributes DVDs through various retailers.  Also has Belfast-based Microcinema Europe, Ltd. for European clients.

Ouat Media
Part of Channel Zero Inc., Ouat Media is an Academy Award-winning film sales and distribution company. 

Reel 13 Shorts
Weekly online competition for all genres of independent short films.  Three finalists selected each week.  8 min max.

Distrify
Online tool to manage online sharing of short films complete with social media integration, analytics and a marketplace.

VHX
Online distribution site with the ability to reach audiences directly.  Mobile-friendly and DRM-free.

iTunes
Apple’s premiere international marketplace for digital media.  An application is required with each submission of content for sale.

Frameline Films
Tailored for the LGBTQ community, Frameline Films is a nonprofit organization that sells and rents films.

Shorts International
With HQ in London and an office in California, Shorts International has the world’s largest shorts film catalogue and a network of over 90 syndication partners.


EUROPE

The Smalls
London-based community for independent filmmakers to showcase their work.  Manages the The Smalls Film Festival, a five-day event with panel sessions, master classes, and films.

Clermont Film Fest  -  Short Film Market
Based in France.  An international and national film fest with a marketplace specifically for short films, attended by industry professionals from hundreds of organizations.