The Indie Film Business: Financing and Selling Independent Films
FILM TV 808
Learn how to effectively and profitably finance and sell your independent film through a variety of different financial deal structures and learn how to find distribution on multiple platforms in the global marketplace.
Starting at $99.00
As few as 1 day
What you can learn.
- Understand different topics such as packaging, financing, and selling a film
- Delve into festival markets, key buyers, and ancillary markets
- Learn how to oversee a distributor and how they profit form a film
- Find out what makes a project attractive to producers, sales execs, and acquisition execs
About this course:
Producers, filmmakers, and sales and acquisitions executives learn what makes a project attractive to potential buyers. Study a variety of financial deal structures; and learn how to find distribution--including theatrical, foreign, video, and television, for a global marketplace. Topics include packaging (choosing material, budget, and casting), financing (co-production, negative pick-up, subsidies, equity, presales, completion bonds, and bank financing), selling the film (festivals and markets, key buyers, and ancillary markets). Participants also learn how to oversee their distributor and how to ensure they get the backend they deserve.
Fall 2018 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
No refund after Oct. 19.
No refunds after October 19, 2018
Sat Oct 20, 2018
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLASchool of Public Affairs Bldg. 2242