Created by filmmakers for filmmakers - Carousel is a new boutique aggregator under the umbrella of independent distribution company The Film Arcade. We provide serviceable distribution options in a cost effective and transparent way. Gone are the days of filmmaker's returns sitting behind interest rates and extraneous overhead costs. Carousel's filmmakers have a voice in all decisions and get to see where every dollar goes. Let us help you with distribution, creative marketing, and targeted advertising. Carousel cares about our content and hones in on underrepresented voices when it comes to filmmakers, artists, and stories. Come work with us!

CONTROL
The Film Arcade Carousel is a distribution service provider and boutique aggregator that allows Filmmakers to control their film's distribution and marketing financial destiny.

CONSULTATION
The Film Arcade Carousel will consult with the filmmaker and advise on the best service distribution path available.

COLLABORATION
The Film Arcade Carousel aims to collaborate with filmmakers to find their audience.

SERVICE PACKAGES

CAROUSEL ​

$5k Film Arcade Expense Fee ​

- Consultation with the Film Arcade Carousel on deliverables including posters and trailer ​

- Consultation to create desired plan for Distribution Platforms ​

$900 for first TVOD platform
$150 each additional TVOD platform ​

i.e. AppleTV, GooglePlay, Amazon, VUDO, MTonomy​

MERRY GO ROUND ​

Film Arcade Hourly Fee for Theatrical consultation $60/hr ​

- Four Wall Theater Rental 1 week/1 screen Minimum cost:
LA $5k - $13k
NYC $15k + P&A​​

DELIVERABLES REQUIRED

TRAILER/ARTWORK

CLOSED CAPTION
REQUIRED @ $6.50
PER MINUTE

KICK BACK FEES IF IT
DOESN'T PASS QC
$350 PER

E&O Insurance

TERM

3 YEAR TERM

RENEWAL OF ADDITIONAL 3 YEAR
TERM AVAILABLE

 

 

 

REVENUE SHARE

FILMMAKER
CAROUSEL
REVENUE SPLIT
70/30

 

 

 

REPORTING

STANDARD REPORTING
QUARTERLY

 

 

 

 

ADD ONS AVAILABLE

TRAILER AND ARTWORK
How do I make a killer trailer and show stopping poster?
Carousel has a select group of vendors with varying price levels that the filmmaker can select from. We supervise and manage the creation of key artwork that is approved by the filmmaker.

DELIVERABLES AND QC
VENDOR REC LIST
What do I do to deliver?
Carousel can assist the filmmaker in the creation of high quality deliverables to pass quality control needed for release.

SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTING
Ever wonder how to get the word out there?
Carousel and their lead social consulting team can manage and advise on social media content creation as well as handle ad-based posting.

AWARDS CAMPAIGN
THEATRICAL RELEASE
Who is Awards worthy?
Carousel can book the film’s theatrical release to qualify for all awards the filmmaker plans to submit to. We will guide the filmmaker in the best strategy for award success.

THEATRICAL RED CARPET PREMIERE
Want to get dressed up?
Carousel can plan and facilitate a red carpet premiere that suits the wishes and budget of the filmmaking team.

$60/HR DIGITAL SCREENING/WATCH PARTY

$80/HR PITCH TO TVOD: REDBOX, VUBIQUITY
AVOD: TUBITV, VUDU AVOD, PLUTOTV, XUMO, REDBOXAVOD, FOREIGN
Prefer to wear sweat pants?
Carousel will plan and manage a digital screening party to build an engaged audience for the film. Screening parties are an effective way to generate word of mouth buzz during theater closures.

$75/HR FESTIVAL STRATEGY
PRE-RELEASE
What festival do I fit in?
Carousel can lend its years of festival experience to advice filmmakers on a festival strategy such as which to apply to and how to set the film up for its greatest success.

$5K PUBLICITY
How do I get a review?
Carousel has a select group of publicists of varying price levels that can represent the film and garner press for the release.

PRESS

DEADLINE
The Film Arcade Launches New One-Stop Distribution Shop For Indie Films
Indie film distribution company The Film Arcade is furthering its outreach to indie projects with its newly launched distribution arm The Film Arcade Carousel which will be a one-stop shop for small budget indie films via digital platforms.

LET'S WORK TOGETHER

  • Email llanzillotta@thefilmarcade.com
  • Phone (323) 951-9197
  • Address 1635 North Cahuenga Boulevard
    Suite 550
    Los Angeles, CA 90028