ABSTRACT

When you’re deciding on the length of your film, bear in mind these durations:

▶ international broadcast TV is typically 52 minutes

▶ US broadcast TV is 54 minutes

▶ theatrical release is over 80 minutes if you want a distributor

▶ theatrical release self-distributed can be any length

▶ mid-form is now becoming more popular, now that Netflix has opened up barriers to duration, and Vox and Vice are also producing at this length.