University of Technology Sydney

57235 The Business of Screens

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 57175 Creative Producing


This subject introduces students to concepts, strategies and practices of the business of screens across existing and developing screen and creative industries. Students explore the role of the creative producer in diverse fields of media production and apply their learning to the practical development of self-generated and collaborative media arts projects. Students examine key issues and concerns of producers working in the creative industries in local, national and international contexts. Students are introduced to key concepts and approaches to: pitching, funding and finance; marketing and distribution; intellectual property and copyright; budgeting; contracting; collaboration; creativity; leadership and sustaining an ethical, engaging and impactful creative practice. Students interrogate and learn strategies surrounding the rapidly expanding arena of 'impact producing' which includes generating and sustaining partnerships with core stakeholders and innovative approaches to development, financing and distribution.

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Autumn session, City campus

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