Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]
THIS COURSE IS OFFERED RESIDENTIALLY ONLY
A practical study in the dynamics of marketing and distributing of film, using case studies, practical exercises, and class instruction. The class covers strategies and thought processes behind planning release schedules, designing movie posters, setting up co-branded marketing efforts, estimating budgets, maximizing/leveraging publicity from film festivals. In addition, the class will focus on the marketing/distribution of a variety of films including tent-pole blockbusters, and small independent personal art house films. Distribution modalities for theatrical, direct to DVD, TV, VOD, and SVOD will be explored. Students will implement a grass roots marketing campaign through the various mediums of social media to market their thesis film or feature length screenplay. (Formerly CINE 352)
CINE 201, 202, 203, and the first three semesters of the Cinematic Arts cohort; Program Director waiver, if needed
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