Support My Film/Support
Welcome to SMF!
Here is the user guide/help/support for SMF. Ask us something by leaving a comment bellow.
If you don’t know what is Support My Film, please click here prior to creating an account.
How to create an account?
In SMF, there are two kind of account and both are free:
-the public account: you can make a comment, give a notation or a donation to a film.
-the filmmaker account: you can link to your IMDB, Youtube and Vimeo to present yourself, show your work and get donations.
You have to make a public account prior to making a filmmaker account.
1/ Create a public account
and clik “sign in”:
When you come to the next window, choose “create an account with support my film”.
When you click, it expends a menu where you fill up all the informations. You just need a valid e-mail and to choose a password. If you want, you can complete the name, surname field and upload a picture for your profile. Click “submit” and you should receive a confirmation e-mail.
Go to your e-mail and click on the link to confirm your account.
2/ Log in
To log in Support My Film, go to:
Clik “Log in”. Fill up your user name (e-mail) and the password you chose.
3/ Create a filmmaker account
To create a filmmaker account, you need to have a public account. If you don’t, go first to step 1.
Log in your public account.
Choose Create a filmmaker account
Fulfill the fields “Name”, “Surname” and “Paypal e-mail” (the e-mail you have linked to your paypal account). Be careful: the name and surname must be the same as your paypal account.
Click “add field” to add more information about yourself for your profile SMF.
When you are finished, click submit.
4/ Submit a film
To submit a film you need to have a filmmaker account. If it’s not the case, go to step 3/.
Log in. In the control panel, chose “submit a new project”
Fulfill the required fields (title of the film, genre, director, screenplay, director of photography). You will need to upload the poster of your film and 2 screenshots in order to submit your film.
Finally you need to copy/paste the URL of your video in the bottom field. Before to do it, in order to verify you are the owner of the video, we ask you to copy/paste this text:
on the youtube (or Vimeo) film description like in this picture:
Once you copy/paste this text on your video description, you can copy/paste the URL of your video in the field and the red cross should become green V allowing you to submit your film.
You receive a message your film is being reviewed. This could last between a day and a week for our crew to confirm your film is a short movie or a documentary. This is necessary as we want to maintain a minimal quality for the film we support!