Film & Television Business Courses

Breaking Into the Film Industry

Course Number: CNTV-375

ADULT (ages 18+)
Jun 25 - Aug 3 Registration will open on November 1st

Students will explore a variety of career choices while also learning the basics of how a production is set-up and run, how a set operates, how a script is sold and exactly who does what -- from P.A. to Producer.
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Insiders: The Art & Commerce of Hollywood

Course Number: CNTV-419

Jun 25 - Aug 3 Registration will open on November 1st

The purpose of this twelve-night, six-week course is to demystify the behind-the-scenes world of Hollywood. You will learn exactly how the business works from people who are in it now and who are succeeding at what they do. You will come away with a full understanding of the process, a game plan for how to embark on your career, and specific strategies for improving your odds. Guest speakers will include prominent agents, executives, producers, writers and directors. This course is specifically designed for emerging filmmakers, producers, and screenwriters. It is taught from a very practical point-of-view with an emphasis on how to navigate the system and get your career started. Our goal is to spike your learning curve so you know what the business expects.
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Outsiders: Independent Feature Filmmaking & Distribution

Course Number: CNTV-420

Jun 25 - Aug 3 Registration will open on November 1st

In this six week course, students will screen numerous independently produced feature films and meet the filmmakers. You will learn how they got their movies made. Each class discussion will center on development, financing, production and distribution. You will come away with a full understanding of the challenges facing independent filmmakers and you will benefit from the lessons learned from the guest speakers we meet.
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