Are you a producer with big ambitions for your feature film project but struggling to gain interest from sales
agents, distributors or programmers?
Do you want to gain invaluable insider knowledge from active industry practitioners that gives your film a
fighting chance of reaching an audience on the big screen and beyond?
The Independent Cinema Office (ICO), in partnership with the Film Distributors' Association (FDA), are offering this intensive and
practical crash course, designed to provide emerging film producers with a greater knowledge and understanding of
the interconnected film distribution and exhibition sectors. Participants will gain insights from sector insiders that will
get them thinking more strategically about potential audiences and how to reach them.
The four-day course will be delivered through a mix of lecture and open forum discussion, case studies and targeted
advice. Participants should be currently working on a film project, which they’ll have the opportunity to develop during
Who is it for?
Up to 18 places are available for UK-based film producers.
Participants should have already produced one completed
feature from any genre, animation, documentary or artists' moving image and work predominantly in the film industry.
Participants can bring this completed project to the course, or a new feature-length project they are currently working
on at any stage of development from idea to post production.