Film Distribution

By: Humble Pie Entertainment  11-11-2011
Keywords: Churches, Film

Tuesday, 08 March 2011 05:48 Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2011 11:32 Written by Administrator

“The channel of allocation”
The commercial function of taking the product from the producer to the specific consumers, audiences or clients.

Humble Pie Entertainment will act as distributor for your film in

South Africa


Mainstream Theatres

Humble Pie Entertainment will negotiate with the mainstream theatres for a national theatrical release of your film.

Independent Theatres

Humble Pie Entertainment will negotiate with the mainstream theatres for a national theatrical release of your film.

Humble Pie Entertainment will handle and negotiate the best possible deals with the respected theatre groups, arrange digital encoding or 35mm distribution and all requirements for the theatrical release of your film in

South Africa



Humble Pie Entertainment (HPE) will advertise and screen your film through an alternate distribution platform, known as – Community & Church Screenings. Through this the DVD release can be promoted and the churches will be given a legal and ethical way to screen the DVD with the goal to increase awareness, reach thousands and get more DVD sales through the retail market. Churches, Schools and communities have to obtain a screening license from HPE in order to host a community screening event. NGO’s, churches and the general public are also being educated about movie rights, piracy and public screening rights.


As you may know, many communities and churches will eventually show the DVD to a public audience without any permission – this is prohibited by law. The retail DVD sales are promoted by having these screenings.


Humble Pie Entertainment will market and sell the Rental DVD to the rental market in South Africa through its sister company

. We will also market the film to all rental stores through posters and pre-view DVD’s. Rental store groups and owners will be invited to the premiere screening events, thereby increasing the demand. A window period of one or two months will be given for the rental DVD release before the retail DVD is released.


Humble Pie Entertainment will receive orders for the retail DVD from the retail outlets in

South Africa

. Humble Pie Entertainment will replicate and distribute the retail DVD to various retail outlets. Direct and online sales will be handled through



Humble Pie Entertainment will offer the best possible Broadcast deals to all TV channels, Pay TV and Free to air channels.


Humble Pie Entertainment will offer and present the film to various South African based Airlines and negotiate the best possible in-flight broadcast deals. 

Keywords: Churches, Film

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Film Marketing

HPE also supports the Film and Publication Board of South Africa and SAFACT in educating communities, churches and schools to follow the proper channels with screenings and/or making use of films. Humble Pie Entertainment will continue the hype around the film’s release by strategically positioning give-aways and competitions during the marketing campaign.


Film Investments

IFI combines the services of Humble Pie Entertainment, an established creative media, marketing and project management agency specializing in the film industry with an experienced and qualified management team to evaluate the risk of each project and provide various options to limit this risk.



Later on his responsibilities increased and included managing a call centre, retail distribution and rental distribution for Faith Like Potatoes.Peet is the co-founder of Humble Pie Entertainment, he is the President of the and the Chairman of (Christian Arts and Media South Africa Forum).