Cinema Programmer

• Put together monthly programme of films for: film festivals, sales agents/distributors, film producers and directors themselves

• audience knowledge: what’s maintaining and what’s building

• venue knowledge: time slots, room sizes

• economic realities

Oscar Season (November-March) generally sucks for independent films, as the box office is populated by studio/studio-backed films.

London cinemas such as Genesis, Barbican and ICA put on events and screenings for independent films.

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MDA3300: Programming

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