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Sell Your Short Film On EditStock!

EditStock is always searching for new projects to license from independent filmmakers. To have your project reviewed for sale, fill out the form at the bottom of this page. Make sure to include a link to watch the project and a note that you are interested in selling the project.

What content is the ideal for EditStock?

EditStock looks for films that are appropriate for a high school-age audience. Films should not include a lot of swearing, violence, or adult themes. Ideally, your project would have played in at least one festival, but this is not required. The project should be three years old or newer. At this time, we are only accepting films that use English as the primary language. Some subtitles are ok, but not the entire movie.

EditStock sells raw materials like dailies, production audio, VFX plates, and scripts. The more raw materials you have, the better the chances are of making sales.

Ideal Project Checklist

  • A diverse cast of actors.
  • More than one filming location. No apartments.
  • Production value must be beyond the reach of high school or college students. The camerawork, production audio, costumes, and acting must be professional.
  • The story should include a quest, and the main character should experience an emotional change as a result of the story.
  • There should be more than one character. At least one scene with three characters is preferred.
  • At least one dialog scene is preferred.
  • There should be many camera angles.

How much can I expect to earn?

EditStock pays you a 30% commission of the net of each sale. We do not withhold or reduce your total commissions for any reason, including marketing expenses. If we make an offer to distribute your film, we will schedule a call and submit projections based on other films that we sell. We do not guarantee projected commissions, but we do offer honest insight based on our sales history.

Many indie filmmakers who distribute with EditStock earn a profit above their production costs. The bottom line is that if you don't make a commission, we don't receive a cent. Our incentives are inline.

Can students post their re-cuts on the internet?

Yes. Students are encouraged to use this material for their demo reels. We also encourage them to submit for feedback, and occasionally post their work on the EditStock feedback blog. You should only consider contributing to EditStock if you are comfortable with this.

Can Customers Sell My Content?

No, absolutely not. EditStock clearly states in our Terms of Use that purchasers of the sublicense are not allowed to sell, redistribute, package, or market footage purchased on EditStock in any way.

Who owns the copyright to my project when I sell my film on EditStock?

You do. When you distribute your film footage with us, you retain the copyright in your work and EditStock acquires a non-exclusive license.  People who purchase from us receive a sub-license. You may ask EditStock to remove your content from our website at anytime and we will in 24-48 hours. However, people who purchased footage while it was in the Edit Shop have a right to keep it.

How do I submit a film for EditStock to review?

Fill out the contact form below and include a link for us to watch your film. We will let you know as soon as possible if we think we can sell the film or not.

Any sales made through EditStock are governed by the EditStock Contributor Agreement.  All end users (customers) must adhere to the EditStock Terms Of Use.

Have a project in mind? Send us a link to watch the final cut.