":I decided to opt for strategic self-distribution. The film was picked up by AMC Independent". Well, which was it?
This is not the correct venue for a post such as this. Nobody here cares, dude. We're all in the same boat as you, doing the same things. (Also, I'm willing to bet that almost everybody who reads your subject line thinks "CA" means "California".)
Most people don't have 4K televisions, so how necessary is this in the short term? And remember that HDMI is a digital connection, so you don't need to spend $400 on a premium cable.
Can't hold your settings. Can't hold a frame-rate (set it for 24fps and you'll get anywhere from 21 to 28 fps, at random). Do not buy this app.
There are already eleventy-squillion projects just like this. What is your USP?
Or, more accurately, to give their content to Facebook for free.