This course aims to equip students with essential knowledge and skills in the business of film and we are delivering it with the BFI (British Film Institute) as our industry partner.
It is a professional development programme for people whose career aspirations include supporting, financing and marketing good films. As well as people already involved in the film industry, the course is designed to support individuals from accounting, law, logistics and other fields, who want to enter the profession.
This postgraduate course delivered in the heart of London will appeal to film professionals looking to develop their knowledge as well as those aspiring to work in the industry, including people with backgrounds in business, finance or law.
Creating a sustainable career in the film business requires knowledge in areas such as finance, legal and marketing. Communication, networking and relationship building are also key to professional success in the film business. This course will support you to gain a comprehensive understanding of the industry through practical experiences and business challenges. Students will be involved in live industry projects, placements and marketing opportunities that will add to their understanding of how the film industry works.
The programme aims to prepare you for the challenges of the film business today, build your industry contacts, extend your entrepreneurial skills and develop greater commercial acumen. It aims to embrace creative individual problem-solving skills alongside necessary business and negotiation skills.
Students can also access guest speakers, networking events, industry contacts, mentoring and placement opportunities through our industry partner, the BFI. You will also have the chance to work in conjunction with Regent Street Cinema, gaining valuable experience on real-world film distribution projects.
Top reasons to study with us
Collaborations with Regent Street Cinema – Based next to London’s iconic Regent Street Cinema, with opportunities to secure hands-on experience working together with the cinema’s production team on their marketing, distribution, and exhibition of films
Taught by leading academics and guest industry professionals, this ground-breaking course and its format of delivery will enhance your ability to promote, finance and distribute film productions successfully
The British Film Institute – Our industry partner for this course, the British Film Institute (BFI), the UK’s lead organisation for the moving image, provides students with access to a diverse range of industry speakers, networking events and placement opportunities
Why study this course?
The course receives substantial support from the industry, and you’ll gain experience working with professionals and industry leaders.
Enhance your career prospects
You'll learn key business skills such as leadership and marketing, along with essential industry management knowledge and relevant academic theory.
Learn from industry experts
You'll be taught by experienced industry insiders, and regularly hear from and network with industry leaders at our guest talks.