Author: Stacey Parks

Stacey Parks

Stacey Parks has worked in independent film for over 10 years, and is currently a sales executive at the BBC Worldwide in Los Angeles. She was previously a foreign sales agent for many years. You can join her film distribution community on the web at


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Casting for Distribution

Wanted: A-List Actors


One of the best investments you can make during preproduction of your film is in casting. Because casting can literally make or break distribution for your film, you should budget for casting one or two A-list stars in your movie, even if it is for one day of work. You will certainly get your money’s…

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How and When to Approach U.S. Distributors Yourself


Many filmmakers ask me if they should submit to U.S. distributors themselves once they have a completed project. My answer is always not yet. What I recommend doing with U.S. distributors is first waiting to see if you get accepted to any of the Tier 1 film festivals (Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes, and SXSW, to name a…

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