Tired of festival screenings but no revenue? UNDERRATED is the only festival/distributor/sales hybrid in the world. This means that your film has the immediate ability to generate income from streams.
UNDERRATED is a distribution and streaming platform dedicated to the world's finest cinema you've never heard of. We have a standing library of 100+ high quality, multi-award winning titles from world class festivals and growing.
We are interested in films of any type, from any country, in any language (with English subtitles), with any subject type. UNDERRATED believes in compensating new talent, period.
If your film has a sales opportunity while on UNDERRATED and you need help navigating that process, we're here for you. We believe solely in the success of the film and the filmmaker(s) and will utilize our outreach and resources to make sure of it.
Whether your film has been to 100 festivals or this is your first, whether you have a short, documentary, series, or feature, UNDERRATED has a place for you.
We accept projects on a rolling basis and will notify you of acceptance no later than 1 month after you submit, so please disregard deadlines and notification dates, and submit whenever you're ready!
UNDERRATED offers a 3 month non-exclusive streaming deal with all selected films. Premieres and New Releases will earn $.15/hour streamed and older titles will receive $0.10/hour streamed via SVOD, both receive 40% of ad revenue via AVOD and FAST channel.
After which you can choose to extend your contract to an exclusive distribution and sales deal.
You agree to a 3 month non-exclusive streaming deal.
Your film is available to stream worldwide.
We reserve the right to recut trailer(s) or redesign posters for time, size and/or content for marketing purposes.
In the event you sell your films exclusive distribution rights while under contract with UNDERRATED provide a proof statement, email, text, contract, etc. and we will release your film from our platform within 14 days.
If you choose to stay on UNDERRATED after your 3 month period terms and conditions may vary.
So you got accepted to UNDERRATED and just sold your films exclusive rights? Amazing! let us know and we will release the film.