May 27, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

MPFV327 The Business of Film/Video 3cr


This course provides the basics of business
practices for media creators. Topics include:
understanding the world of freelance, skills to
understand and execute production management,
creation of a proper budget and schedule,
communicating an effective brand for yourself and
your work, and learning to identify pitfalls in
development, pre-production, production,
post-production and beyond.  Visiting speakers
include narrative and documentary producers, film
festival directors, museum curators, line
producers/UPM’s, and directors.  No longer are
you just an artist, you are an entrepreneur.
After taking this course, students should have
learned foundational business skills for their
projects and present their work in the
professional arena.  The course concentrates on
the moving image, but students of all mediums are
encouraged to register.

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