10 February 2014

Want to learn the Film Business from a Professional?

By Cassio | Categorised in News

Have you harboured the desire to work in the film business? 


Met Film School have launched Six-Month Producing & Business, a part-time course for those those seeking an in-depth grounding in the business skills required in order to succeed as a producer.  Contact us for more information.


This course has a business management focus and is specifically designed for professionals in the film and entertainment sector. It embraces business economics, value-chain analysis, financial statements and accounts, project finance and corporate finance. It looks at entrepreneurship, business planning and digital opportunity. It also considers audiences and markets and examines obstacles to growth and change.


Whether you are in a finance role with transferable skills or looking for a new challenge, this course is a brilliant overview of film finance and producing.


Meet the Tutor: Terry Ilott
Terry has an extensive background in the creative and film industries, working in film finance as well as a consultant in business strategy and public policy for the entertainment sectors.
He was Director of Film Business Academy, where he was also a course Director for their Execuitve MBA programmes. His background in film includes working as CEO of Hammer Film Productions, Governor of the BFI and European Editor of Variety.  Terry also spent 4 years at the helm of Screen International, as
Meet the graduate: Lauren Dark
“It was so useful to do the producing short course at Met Film School – Just to spend some time learning the basics with some careful mentoring, meant I had a clear focus for the type of company I wanted to work for and the type of films I wanted to make.” 
Lauren Dark is a graduate of our part-time producing course at our London School.   She went on to secure a role at Sixteen Films, working in production on films such as Oranges and Sunshine (Dir: Jim Loach), Les Bien Aimes (Dir: Christophe Honore) and Canana’s Chavez (Dir: Diego Luna).
More recently she has produced Mediastan with Rebecca O’Brien and Julian Assange, a feature length documentary exploring censorship and the media and War Book written by Jack Thorne and directed by Tom Harper.
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