Marketing and Distributing Independent Films Across All Platforms

MGMT X 403.61

Learn how to find domestic and overseas distribution for theatrical, television, DVD, and alternative markets by gaining knowledge on how to craft a distribution strategy from the earliest stages of project development.

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Fall
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Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand the considerations involved in financing, packaging, and selling viable material
  • Study a variety of deal structures to learn how to profit in distribution
  • Delve into the process of selling the film at festivals and other markets
  • Learn the roles of producers, marketing and sales executives in the distribution process

About this course:

What are the considerations involved in financing, packaging, selling, or acquiring a financially viable film? Producers, filmmakers, and screenwriters learn what makes a project attractive to potential buyers, study a variety of deal structures, and learn how to find domestic and overseas distribution for theatrical, television, DVD, and alternative markets. You gain knowledge on how to craft a distribution strategy from the earliest stages of project development. Topics include choosing materials, budget, and casting; selling the film through festivals and markets; key buyers; evolving distribution outlets, such as Internet and cell phones; the roles of producer, marketing and sales executives, and executive producers; and an overview of film financing models.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
-
Instructor: Kevin Mardesich
369364
Fee:
$699.00
38 days left. Enroll by Sep 25, 2019
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 29, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Think Outside the Box Office: The Ultimate Guide to Film Distribution and Marketing for the Digital Era

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday, Saturday
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Mark Padilla
369355
Fee:
$699.00
37 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2019
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Notes

No meetings October 15; November 5. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Sep 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Oct 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Sat Oct 5, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Oct 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Oct 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Oct 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Oct 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Nov 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Nov 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Nov 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Nov 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Dec 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170

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