Kilroys College – Distance LearningBusiness of Film Classroom Training Course

Business of Film Classroom Training Course

Dublin City
€ 495
1 day
Job Skills and CPD, Workshops
9am - 5pm
Application Schedule: TBC

Course description

Get a unique insight into the business practices of film production!

This intensive course in the Business of Film will give you an overview of the business of the film industry from start to finish.

A good understanding of the business practices of international filmmaking and production is essential for success in today’s market. This Business of Film course will enable you to grow your business, support your clients and make valuable contacts in the film industry during our in-course networking session.

You will be given an overview of emerging international legal and financial issues, taxation and tax relief and production insurance.

You will also explore financing sources, as well as sales and distribution issues and strategies.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course you will have gained a unique insight into the business of producing a film in today’s global film industry.

Who will benefit from this Business of Film Course?

This course is aimed at people who want to “step into” the industry as either a film producer, director, financier or distributor. Participants may wish to use the knowledge gained as an additional skill within their employment, to support their clients and grow their business, or may see this as a stepping stone or a foundation course to take the next step into the film industry.

Business of Film Course Overview

Sources of funding:
Public schemes
Crowd funding for film

Film finance:
Private equity
Gap financing

Key budgetary issues
Key budgetary challenges
Legal elements of film production:
Talent management
Rights clearance
Taxation and tax relief

Insurance bonds:
Errors and omissions
Production insurance

Sales and distribution:
Issues and strategies

Presentation of Certificates by Kieran Corrigan
Social Programme: Networking Drinks

Experienced Instructor

This is a bespoke service catering for all skill levels, where participants will have the opportunity to engage with the highly experienced course instructor Kieran Corrigan, an established working producer with over 40 years’ experience at the highest level, and his team of experienced, leading film industry professionals.


On successful completion of your course, you will receive your Irish Film School Certificate of Completion in the Business of Film in recognition of your educational achievement.


This course will give you the confidence to go on to further study, to begin working in the film industry or to change careers. Many of those in employment will add value to their CVs with a new skill in the business of film production and could receive a promotion or an increase in salary as a result of completing this course.


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