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
Winter
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Online
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 9 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 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Wait List
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Kevin Mardesich
375677
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 04, 2020
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 have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Monday, Saturday
Location: Online
Instructor: Mark Padilla
376400
Fee:
$699.00
10 days left. Enroll by Sep 28, 2020
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Notes

No meeting Oct. 6; Nov. 3. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Mon Sep 28, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 5, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 12, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 19, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 24, 2020
10:00AM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 26, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 2, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 9, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 16, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 23, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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