Created by filmmakers for filmmakers - Carousel is a new boutique aggregator under the umbrella of independent distribution company The Film Arcade. We provide serviceable distribution options in a cost effective and transparent way. Gone are the days of filmmaker's returns sitting behind interest rates and extraneous overhead costs. Carousel's filmmakers have a voice in all decisions and get to see where every dollar goes. Let us help you with distribution, creative marketing, and targeted advertising. Carousel cares about our content and hones in on underrepresented voices when it comes to filmmakers, artists, and stories. Come work with us!

CONTROL
The Film Arcade Carousel is a distribution service provider and boutique aggregator that allows Filmmakers to control their film's distribution and marketing financial destiny.

CONSULTATION
The Film Arcade Carousel will consult with the filmmaker and advise on the best service distribution path available.

COLLABORATION
The Film Arcade Carousel aims to collaborate with filmmakers to find their audience.

SERVICE PACKAGES

CAROUSEL ​

$5k Film Arcade Expense Fee for Feature length projects ​

$3500 Film Arcade Early Decision discounted Expense Fee for Features ​

$1500 Film Arcade Expense Fee for Library or Archival Feature titles (predating 2010) ​

+$1200 for first TVOD platform
+$150 each additional TVOD platform ​

i.e. AppleTV, GooglePlay, Amazon, VUDO, MTonomy ​

- Consultation with the Film Arcade Carousel on deliverables including posters and trailer ​

- Consultation to create desired plan for Distribution Platforms ​

$975 Short Films Expense Fee - (includes first platform, $150 each additional - AppleTV, GooglePlay, and Amazon) ​

MERRY GO ROUND ​

Film Arcade Hourly Fee for Theatrical consultation $60/hr ​

- Four Wall Theater Rental 1 week/1 screen Minimum cost:
LA $5k - $13k
NYC $15k + P&A​​

DELIVERABLES REQUIRED

TRAILER/ARTWORK

CLOSED CAPTION
REQUIRED @ $6.50
PER MINUTE

KICK BACK FEES IF IT
DOESN'T PASS QC
$350 PER

E&O Insurance

TERM

3 YEAR TERM

RENEWAL OF ADDITIONAL 3 YEAR
TERM AVAILABLE

 

 

 

REVENUE SHARE

FILMMAKER
CAROUSEL
REVENUE SPLIT
70/30

 

 

 

REPORTING

STANDARD REPORTING
QUARTERLY

 

 

 

 

ADD ONS AVAILABLE

TRAILER AND ARTWORK
How do I make a killer trailer and show stopping poster?
Carousel has a select group of vendors with varying price levels that the filmmaker can select from. We supervise and manage the creation of key artwork that is approved by the filmmaker.

DELIVERABLES AND QC
VENDOR REC LIST
What do I do to deliver?
Carousel can assist the filmmaker in the creation of high quality deliverables to pass quality control needed for release.

SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTING
Ever wonder how to get the word out there?
Carousel and their lead social consulting team can manage and advise on social media content creation as well as handle ad-based posting.

AWARDS CAMPAIGN
THEATRICAL RELEASE
Who is Awards worthy?
Carousel can book the film’s theatrical release to qualify for all awards the filmmaker plans to submit to. We will guide the filmmaker in the best strategy for award success.

THEATRICAL RED CARPET PREMIERE
Want to get dressed up?
Carousel can plan and facilitate a red carpet premiere that suits the wishes and budget of the filmmaking team.

$60/HR DIGITAL SCREENING/WATCH PARTY

$80/HR PITCH TO TVOD: REDBOX, VUBIQUITY
AVOD: TUBITV, VUDU AVOD, PLUTOTV, XUMO, REDBOXAVOD, FOREIGN
Prefer to wear sweat pants?
Carousel will plan and manage a digital screening party to build an engaged audience for the film. Screening parties are an effective way to generate word of mouth buzz during theater closures.

$75/HR FESTIVAL STRATEGY
PRE-RELEASE
What festival do I fit in?
Carousel can lend its years of festival experience to advice filmmakers on a festival strategy such as which to apply to and how to set the film up for its greatest success.

$5K PUBLICITY
How do I get a review?
Carousel has a select group of publicists of varying price levels that can represent the film and garner press for the release.

PRESS

PODBEAN
Lindsay Lanzillotta - Producer, Distributor - Indie Film & Cracking the Distribution Nut

For indie filmmakers, nothing is more heartbreaking than pouring your soul into a film that no one sees. Producer Lindsay Lanzilotta has worked on films that made it to Sundance, garnered Film Independent noms, and opened SXSW. She knows how much work it takes. Now, She’s working on a new avenue to help filmmakers reach audiences. We’ll talk about indie film producing and cracking the distribution nut.   ...READ MORE

RAMA SCREEN
Lindsay’s interview with Rama of Ramascreen.com - a popular industry blog (UVM 350K)

I recently had the opportunity to interview producer Lindsay Lanzillotta ("The Invitation") who is the head of THE FILM ARCADE CAROUSEL, a new company launched this past spring to help independent filmmakers avenues for distribution when the traditional channels are not available or make sense for their film projects.   ...READ MORE

Alex Helisek
Lindsay’s interview with Alex Helisex of Breezeway Productions Media.

We are happy to be back with a new conversation regarding Independent Film Distribution, and we are excited to speak with The Film Arcade Carousel about it!

Today Lindsay Lanzillotta, Head of Aggrigation, joins us to talk about how independent filmmakers can work with The Film Arcade Carousel, what services they offer, the A La Carte Menu of Partnership, and other exciting opportunities to bring filmmakers distro to the next level!   ...READ MORE

reel talker
CONVERSATION WITH FILM PRODUCER LINDSAY LANZILLOTTA: ON THE FUTURE OF FILMS AND DISTRIBUTION

Having interviewed hundreds of actors, directors and writers I’ve gained lots of insight on how movies and television shows are made. The actors, writers and directors are also the individuals most recognized with any project. The producers are often labeled as the “money” people, but they are far more than that. Without them most projects don’t even get off the ground.   ...READ MORE

filmfestivals.com
'THE FILM ARCADE CAROUSEL' topped by Lindsay Lanzillotta debuts for your indie distribution

Today Lindsay Lanzillotta, Head of Aggrigation, joins us to talk about how independent filmmakers can work with The Film Arcade Carousel, what services they offer, the A La Carte Menu of Partnership, and other exciting opportunities to bring filmmakers distro to the next level!   ...READ MORE

screenmancer.tv
THE FILM ARCADE debuts ‘THE FILM ARCADE CAROUSEL’ topped by Lindsay Lanzillotta for indies

Los Angeles, CA: Independent film distribution company, The Film Arcade, announced earlier this year that a new distribution arm called The Film Arcade Carousel and will be headed by distinguished producer Lindsay Lanzillotta, specifics were announced today by The Film Arcade’s CEO Miranda Bailey.   ...READ MORE

DEADLINE
The Film Arcade Launches New One-Stop Distribution Shop For Indie Films

Indie film distribution company The Film Arcade is furthering its outreach to indie projects with its newly launched distribution arm The Film Arcade Carousel which will be a one-stop shop for small budget indie films via digital platforms.   ...READ MORE

LET'S WORK TOGETHER

    Miranda Bailey
    Partner & CEO

    Jason Beck
    Partner & Co-CEO

    Natalie Whalen
    Head of Distribution and Acquisitions

    Lindsay Lanzillotta
    Production Services & Head of Aggregation

    Mansi Desai
    Distribution Coordinator

  • Email asst@thefilmarcade.com
    llanzillotta@thefilmarcade.com
  • Phone (323) 951-9197
  • Address 1635 North Cahuenga Boulevard
    Suite 550
    Los Angeles, CA 90028