An Introduction to Film Distribution and Film Marketing
An insight into the business of connecting film releases with their audiences
The Film Distributors' Association presents a one day seminar on potential career opportunities in Film Distribution in the UK.
Schools, career advisors, etc are invited to reserve places at this seminar taking place on Tuesday 24th March at the Cineworld Cinema, Haymarket in London's West End.
To reserve places for students and course leaders please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
10.00am - Registration
10.15am - Introduction by Mark Batey, CEO of Film Distributors’ Association
10.20am - Introduction to the idea of the “film business” by Charles Grant, Film Commentator. What Does Success Look Like?
10.30am - International Sales and Acquisitions – an overview of how independent distributors acquire the films they release
10.45am - An Overview of Film Distribution – presented by the Chief Executive of a leading UK independent distributor
11.15am - Series of case studies looking at particular releases over the last 18 months or so
12.15pm - An Overview of a film marketing campaign – presented by the Marketing Director from a leading international studio
12.45pm - Break
13.30pm - An overview of a film publicity campaign –presented by the Publicity Director of a leading UK distributor
13.50pm - Other elements of the marketing campaign:Promotions, Screenings, Digital Strategies
14.20pm - Case studies looking at recent releases
15.00pm - Discussion of the kinds of roles available
15.20pm - Questions and wrap-up
15.30pm - Finish