Entertainment Financing: From First $ to Distribution of Profits

MGMT X 403.34

This course covers the financial aspects of each step of the motion picture value chain (from development through profit participation) and considers the implications of financial choices.

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Fall
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Hybrid
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand the implications of how financial choices affect your profits
  • Explore the practical aspects and procedures of film financing and its connection to budgeting
  • Learn the distinctions between production, distribution, and marketing costs
  • Become knowledgeable about various international and domestic distribution agreements

About this course:

This course covers the financial aspects of each step of the motion picture value chain (from development through profit participation) and considers the implications of financial choices. Designed to give you a general understanding of how financial deals are structured, topics include how film financing is secured, connecting the production budget to the financing, when a completion guarantor is required, and the various types of domestic and international distribution arrangements. You also learn about third-party profit participation agreements and the practical aspects and procedures that underlie them; terms and definitions that impact bottom line considerations, including contingent compensation; distribution fees and expenses; the producer's share of profit; distinctions between production, distribution, and marketing costs; and how these costs may significantly impact recoupment and profits.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses utilize a combination of in-person classroom meetings and online meetings.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Jeanette B. Milio
373028
Fee:
$699.00
38 days left. Enroll by Mar 31, 2020
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Notes

This course includes both online sessions and classroom meetings. Refer to course syllabus for online session details. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Entertainment Finance Today by Jeanette B. Milio
(Optional) Book: Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting by Syd Field
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Mar 31, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue Apr 7, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue Apr 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue Apr 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue Apr 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue May 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue May 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue May 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue May 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue Jun 2, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222
Lecture
Tue Jun 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1222

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