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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Online
Remote Instruction
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.

Spring 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
372997
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 05, 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 meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Monday, Saturday
Location: Online
Instructor: Mark Padilla
373185
Fee:
$699.00
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

No meeting May 25. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Mon Mar 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
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Mon Apr 6, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Apr 11, 2020
2:00PM PDT - 5:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Apr 13, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Apr 20, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Apr 27, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon May 4, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon May 11, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon May 18, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon May 25, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jun 1, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jun 8, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online

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