Taught course

Film Distribution and Marketing

Birmingham City University · Birmingham School of Media

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Entry requirements

Open to applicants who can demonstrate an interest in film and developing marketing and distribution strategy. If you do not have a degree, you may be accepted if you can demonstrate equivalent experience or qualifications. For example, qualifications in: Film/Production, Marketing, Advertising, Business Studies, Media and Communications. Alternatively, you may have work experience in: Freelance film making/production, working as a runner, production coordinator, producing/directing. It is not a requirement to have experience working in the sector or to have studied a film related degree, as the course will provide the basic core knowledge of film marketing and distribution.

Months of entry


Course content

This course has been designed with industry to reflect the growing need for entrepreneurial producers, marketers and distribution experts. Graduates from this course have secured roles with companies including Film London (UK), Koch Media (Germany) and Gariza Films (Spain).

Taught by a team including Oscar-nominated producer, Lee Thomas, and film industry marketing expert, Eugenio Triana, students will develop the strategic skills needed to apply new and emergent models of film financing, get to market and engage audiences in a competitive, fast changing, global entertainment business.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Media Admissions
+44 (0)121 331 5595