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Distribution of Bollywood movies
Presented by:Raktim Hatai(3)
Ravi Shekhar Rai(18)Saumya Ranjan Pradhan(34)
Irfan Sahid(48)Sandeep Singh(52)
The path followed by a movie
Idea for movie
Create outline of idea and generate the interest
Investors purchase the right to the film
people are brought together (screen
writer,producer,director ,cast crew)
Studio makes the licensing agreement with distribution
Distribution comp. decide how many copies to be make
Distribution comp. show movie to perspective buyer
Negotiation of buyers with distribution comp.
Prints are sent to theater before opening day
Theater shows the movie for specific period
Customer buy ticket and watch movie
At the end theater send back the print copy to
distribution comp & make payments.
Traditional and new ways of showcasing a movie…
• Traditional ways : through the theatres
• Both in multiplexes and single screen theatres with the help of
• Newer ways: digital technologies in os and 1s and store the information
in the digital form.
• Television,DTH,cable networks, compact disk etc.
• Now a days most of the movies are recorded by a digi cam and only a
smaller no by the traditional means because of the cost factor and the
better quality.but there are some exceptions to it depending on the
Digital means is better in quality than the traditional
It can also help in controlling the piracy problem.
So many theatre owners are planning to for digital
technology which demand a huge expenditure.
When the number of theatre owners adopt the
digital technology the production houses would start
releasing the movies in the digital form.
The different phases before a movie release
Producer - Distributer - Exhibiter
Pre production, production phase ,post production.
Success of the movie depends on the profit of the distributers
Lesser the budget of the movie greater chances of the movie
being a hit and rarely on the content of the movie.(Jodha
In the last four years only a single film year is able to cross the
100 crores revenue(3 idiots,Ghazni,Dabang and Ready)
The profit Sharing…
The studio or the producer either sales the film in a fixed
price or profit sharing wise.
The distributer distributes the movie on a leasing basis or
profit sharing basis. If its on a profit sharing basis then
there are some accepted ways how the profits are shared.
Generally the producer and the exhibiter earns good profit
but the job of a distributer is very risky and it holds the
over all success or failure of a film.
Basis on which the rights are sold
The distributor buys the movie on the over all quality of the movie
like the content of the story,actors,music,cinemetography, budget
of the project etc.
Sometimes only the distribution right of the movie is given to the
distributers while the music rights and the tv rights are kept intact
with the producer or sometimes all the rights are sold to the lone
Again while the theatres are looking for the movies there are
bidding for the film and the theatre with the highest bid gets the
right to exhibit the film. The bidding again depends on factors
such as the star cast, the production house ,the budget etc
Memorandum of understanding
The television rights:
UTV Motion pictures (pioneers in India)
Viacom( US based)
Eros India had collaboration with Star network.
Multi film content licensing deal(Pathsala,Kartik calling
kartik'Anjaana Anjaanee', 'Rockstar' and 'Toonpoor Ka
contTv channels to market its network premieres in advance not only
to audiences worldwide but also to its advertisers and sponsors.
The distributors can use the channel to market their up coming
A win- win situation for both the distributor as well as the tv
According to KPMG, cable, satellite and ancillary streams could
make up nearly 40 percent of total revenues with some 138 million
households now have television sets, making India the world's
third-largest TV market behind China and the United States.
Bodyguard• Release date : August 31, 2011
• Release ( In India) : 2,250 screens in 70 Indian cities ( Abroad ) : 482 prints
• Budget: Rs 60 crore ( Marketing and Print Budget ) : Rs 22
crores( marketed by Reliance Entertainment)
• Box office : 215 crore
Real-time Application in Movies…
• Distribution ( In INDIA): Reel Life Production Pvt. Ltd, was bought by Reliance Entertainment for 64 crore. This earned Reliance the co-producer status and an equal share in the IPR for perpetuity
( ABROAD) : Released in Dolby Surround 7.1
• Soundtrack :The music rights were sold to T-Series for 6 crore.
• Satellite Rights : STAR network for 27 crore for seven years
• Release date : September 10 , 2010
• Release ( In India) : 1,584 screens ( Abroad ) : 300 screens (screened
in Norway at an international film festival) (DVD & VCD launch) : Reliance Big Home
Video ( 12th October , 2010) ( Internet release ) : YouTube ( 28th
January , 2011 )
• Budget: Rs 42 crore
• Box office : Rs 213 crore
• Distribution ( In INDIA): Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd Arbaaz Khan Productions
( ABROAD) : Released in Dolby Surround 7.1
• Soundtrack :The music rights were sold to T-Series for Rs 9.5 crore.
• Satellite Rights : Pre owned by COLORS for Rs 10 crores
ZINDAGI NA MILEGI DOBARA• Release date : July 15, 2011
• Release (worldwide) : 1800 screens ( game launch) : Launched by Jump Games on ‘
La Tomatino Fest ‘ ( tie-ups) : Excel Entertainment tied up
with Aircel to make the promos of the film available on mobile and Internet
• Budget: Rs 55 crore
• Box office : Rs 145 crore
• Distribution : Eros International Media Ltd. Excel Entartainment• Soundtrack : Sold at Rs 7 crores to T-
Series ( Released on June 3, 2011 )
• Satellite Rights : Rs 31 crore
• Release : 13 July 2011 (2011-07-13) (International) 15 July 2011 (2011-07-15) (United Kingdom & United States)
Special edition DVD as well as a fullscreen and a widescreen edition of the film
released in 2007.
• Budget: $250 million
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows -2
• Box office : $1,324,180,123
• Production: Warner Bros.• Soundtrack and DVD: Blue Ray-$20-40.
• Copyrights : The rights for the first four novels in the series were sold to Warner Bros. for £1,000,000 by J. K. Rowling.
Paa• Release date : December 4, 2009
• Budget: Rs. 15,00,00,000
• Box office : Rs. 39,00,00,000
• Distributors- Reliance big pictures MAD Entertainment Ltd. Amitabh bachchan corporation.
• Soundtrack : Owned by T- series
• Satellite Rights : Owned by SET MAX