Yoruba movie producers, executive producers and filmmakers are in for a good time, according to a release from The Unique Movie Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (TUMPMAN), producers can now make extra money from their movies by both eating their cake and having it.
According to the release signed by Director of Media, Busayo Odu, producers can now release both old and new movies on DVD/VCD through TUMPMAN massive distribution network and still retain the copyright of their intellectual property, which gives the producer the chance of selling the same movie again to any YouTube and TV channel of choice
It will be recalled that TUMPMAN, which was established in June 2017 and was registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission on 16th November, 2017 has over 258 distributors and IMM across Nigeria. They also have about 40 sales reps who move around with buses/cars across the southwest for Mobile Marketing, that is why they are called the “the grass rooters” .
TUMPMAN, which has the capacity of distributing/selling up to 100,000 copies of any particular movie, presently have offices in Abuja, Lagos, Ondo, Ekiti, Ogun, Osun, Kwara and Oyo states, while the head office in Ibadan
*HOW IT WORKS/STEPS TO TAKE:
1). Submit your preview copy(ies) for screening and pay a none refundable screening fee of N3,000 to our secretariat at 2nd floor, Wema Bank Building, Sijuwola House, Dugbe, Ibadan. Collect the screening form, fill and submit immediately. Please ensure that you collect your receipt immediately.
2). Letter of notification will be sent to your mail and you will also be notified via sms the decision of the screening committee within two weeks.
3). If your movie(s) is/are suitable for release, you will be required to pay a release fee of N40,000 to our secretariat.
4). Signing of Memorandum of Understanding/Legal Agreement
5). After the payment and signing of MOU, you will be asked to supply our General Manager with your VCD, Jackets and Posters a week before the release date which will be communicated to you by the head of the releasing committee via sms.
*Pls note that we have production assistant who can assist you in mass producing your movies(take your master/hard disk to the factory), produce your jackets and posters.
*on supplying your products to our Secretariat/Gm, you will required to issue an invoice for the copies of DVD/VCD supplied.
*You can supply us with as many quantity that you want but NOT less than 5,000 copies
6). Account reconciliation is done every 3months with payment
7). You can be asked to supply more copies of your products anytime.
NOTE: Submission of Preview copies ends on Friday 10th April, 2018 and for more info: Call 09094515710