Landing a Job in the Independent Film Business

FILM TV 702.2

Explore job searching in the independent film business in this practical seminar that delves into the current state of the industry and highlights the skills needed to secure your next job and build your dream career.


What you can learn.

  • Explore the current landscape of the independent film business and key companies in the field
  • Discuss developments in independent filmmaking due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Examine professional roles available in independent film development, production, distribution, and beyond
  • Highlight necessary job skills for those seeking work in entertainment

About this course:

With the entertainment industry in flux due to the COVID-19 pandemic, finding a job in the vast world of independent film can seem more daunting than ever. In this seminar, we’ll discuss how to navigate the job search process by exploring different branches of the independent film business, ranging from development and production to distribution and end-user presentation. Topics include necessary skills, where to look for jobs, and new developments in the industry. Job seekers will be empowered with expert advice on how to identify positions that will leverage their background, expand their experience, and help them build successful careers in independent film.

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