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January 21, 2021

Virtual Festivals & Distribution General Info Session

Industry Relations


Industry Relations presents monthly Festivals & Distribution General Info Sessions. Learn about the first steps to submit to film festivals, strategic ways to choose where to apply, and get your general festival and distribution questions answered.  Here are the remaining dates for your calendar.

The upcoming session on Tuesday 03/30 at 10:00-11:00 am PST will be conducted virtually via zoom. Come join us! Link to sign up here. You will receive the meeting ID on the morning of the session. 

On behalf of the Festivals and Distribution office here at Industry Relations, we just wanted to let you know we're here and working remotely to help you with your films!  

Tuesday, March 30

10:00 AM –11:00 AM

Thursday, April 29

4:00 PM –5:00 PM

Location: Zoom


How to Prepare for Session?
  • Review Festival & Distribution resource packets on SCA Community under My Resources, Industry Relations section. Resources available: Festival Information Packet, List of Recommended Festival, and Distribution FAQ.
  • Clear films for festivals. Submit your production book, screener (Password protected link), and master copy of film (Apple ProRes 422 or DNxHD) to Archives located in basement of Norris Theater. Contact Dino Everett at  for additional questions. 582 films and independent projects are excluded from this requirement.
  • Film review by department. Please email contact name, non-USC email, film title, link and password, running time, synopsis, and production number/independent. 
Questions regarding clearance and rights for SCA Projects
  • Review SCA Projects - Rights and Clearances section on SCA Community under My Resources. (Click "Add More Resources" on top).  Documents available include: Music Policy, Production Book Check List, What to do to show my USC Project, Why go to USC and Copyright at USC, Intellectual Property Policy, Cinema agreement and copyright explanation.
Contact Information

Name: Clementine Leger