Sell Your Short Film, Commercial, Documentary, or Music Video on EditStock
Is your closet filled with hard drives from projects from you completed years ago? If the answer is yes, then you might be missing out on selling that footage to budding editors around the world.
If you’re interesting in selling your project on EditStock email with a link to watch your cut at acquisitions@EditStock.com. Still have questions?
EditStock provides customers with the raw footage from your project so they can practice their craft. You earn a 30% commission from the net of each sale. We do not withhold commissions for marketing or any other expenses - making us unique in distribution.
EditStock licenses are non-exclusive, and no transfer of copyright takes place. You always own your own movie, and can ask us to stop selling it at anytime.
Many of our contributors earn back their budgets, or turn profits on their projects. This is an almost unheard accomplishment for a short film, music videos, spec commercial, or short documentary.
Customers are allowed to use your project on their demo reel, but they cannot sell the film, enter it into film festivals, or claim official credit on websites like IMDB. Every customer gets a copy of our "footage provided by" logo in their download. Customers are supposed to add this to their cuts in order to avoid confusion with your official cut.
Why You Should Do This
The main reasons filmmakers make short films are to tell a story they love, promote themselves as a director, writer, actor, etc., or to sell a feature film based on their short.
Selling on EditStock will promote you as a filmmaker with a contributor profile page that links to your website, helping raise your profile. We introduce our contributors to tens of thousands of filmmakers through our newsletter and social channels. We will also help promote your future projects and crowd funding campaigns.
Or if you prefer, we're happy to let you remain anonymous. Some of our filmmakers request that their project’s name be changed so that when a customer posts their cut online it has a different title than the original.
If your film is at least two years old then you’ve probably had your festival run. You’ve met with distributors. Now you have the opportunity to give back to the filmmaking community by letting thousands of people master their craft, while you earn a commission.
If you wished for a service like this while you were in film school then here is your opportunity to help others who follow your path. See our FAQ.