Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Get an introduction to how the UK film business works

With over 800 films a year being released, the choice for cinema goers is massive and ever-changing. How do we, as members of the film audience, find out about films? What methods are available to film distributors to attract our attention to specific films in the digital age? In such a crowded marketplace, how do films find their audiences?

Through this online course, you’ll discover the ways in which films make their way to cinemas and beyond through the film distribution process. You’ll find out how film distributors play a pivotal role in connecting films with audiences.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at anyone interested in the world of film and film distribution, but may be of particular interest to students and teachers of media and film studies.

Who developed the course?

Film Distributors’ Association

Film Distributors’ Association Ltd. (FDA) is the trade body for theatrical film distributors in the UK – the companies that release films for UK cinema audiences.