COMMUNICATION

COMM-661
Developing Nonfiction Productions (3)

Course Level: Graduate

The non-theatrical film, television, and video industries are multifaceted, dynamic, and enormously complex. This course teaches film and video producers how to finance and market their productions. The course examines different financing and cost recoupment mechanisms that programmers use in building their programming lineup. The focus is on contract production, co-production and production acquisition as typical deal structures used by major programmers. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: admission to the MA in Communication: Producing for Film and Video.