FAQ

Why isn't the film I was to screen available in my region?

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Restrictions are made on who owns the distribution rights in certain jurisdictions by film owners and distributors.

Who can host a screening?

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Individuals, Nonprofits, Clubs, Companies, Schools & Universities

Where can I hold my screening?

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Providing the film is available in your country, you can host a screening at your favorite museum, church, university, school, bar, boutique, local theater, your home…or anywhere you can gather a crowd!

Why do I need a special license?

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n order to screen a film publicly, you legally need to purchase public performance rights, which allow you to screen the film in a public forum. Simple Cinema’s special license clears the way for your public screening.

When can I book the film?

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As soon as it appears on the Simple Cinema website! 

How long will my license to screen the film be valid?

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Your license to screen the film will be valid for one year. During that time you can host as many public screenings of the film as you like.  If after a year you'd like to continue to hold screenings, just contact us at SimpleCinema@rocofilms.com and we'll issue a license for another year at 50% of your initial cost or 50% of the current price for the film, whichever is less.

What equipment do I need?

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We provide you with a special screening DVD of the film or link to download the film to a disc a week before the screening date.   You’ll need to work with your venue to figure out what will work best to play the DVD.

How much does it cost?

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We provide you with a special screening DVD of the film or link to download the film to a disc a week before the screening date.   You’ll need to work with your venue to figure out what will work best to play the DVD.

Can I charge admission?

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Yes. The licensing associated with our DVDs allows you to charge a ticket price or host a fundraising event.

How can I market my event?

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We’ll provide you with some snappy tools to broadcast your screening to your friends via social media and help you stay organized for your event. Many films have ongoing marketing campaigns and press buzz already running, so this can help drive people to your screening too.

I'm a filmmaker interested in working with ro*co films. How do I submit a film for consideration?

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Filmmakers and producers who wish to have their films considered for distribution by ro*co films are encouraged to visit the ro*co films international website ‘Submissions Center’ via www.rocofilms.com

Are your DVDs region encoded? Are they PAL or NTSC?

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ro*co films DVDs are in most cases NTSC which will play in most computers. If you have specific requirements for your region, please email SimpleCinema@rocofilms.com

Are subtitle files available in my language?

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Occasionally we have subtitle files available in various languages. When you complete your transaction you will have access to our deliverable materials, including  the .srt format subtitle files that are available.

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