Marketing, Distribution & Film Festivals

This course focuses on different methods of distribution and how to bring your product to market. Topics include theatrical release, straight to video, pay-per-view, cable and online distribution. Other topics explored are the benefits of behind the scenes video, trailers and blogs and crowd funding for prints and advertising. Film festivals have traditionally been an easy way to get an audience and create buzz for your film. Students will learn which festivals are right for their film, how to make important contacts and the right time to hire a publicist.