Jerome Courshon Reveals the Secrets of Distribution
Join MCA-i for our October general meeting as we present film producer and distribution expert, Jerome Courshon (“THE SECRETS TO DISTRIBUTION: Get Your Movie Distributed Now!”) He'll outline and discuss what is available to Producers & Directors today. He'll discuss the current realities for filmmakers and explode some of the prevalent myths that have become viral in the filmmaking community. Jerome will also share some key strategies for getting your feature film or documentary into the various markets’ revenue streams, as well as how to choose the right distributors and/or digital platforms. Come join us!
Jerome Courshon is one of today’s leading experts in independent film distribution. Through his lively lectures, master classes and private consulting services, he takes the guesswork out of how the Motion Picture distribution industry works. He teaches a course, "The Secrets to Distribution: Get Your Movie Distributed Now," to both neophyte and established Producers & Directors (more info at: http://www.Distribution.LA) He has written columns and articles on film distribution for many trade publications, and has been quoted in major business publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times and MSN News.
[See his latest articles at TheWrap: http://www.thewrap.com/movies/blog-post/road-distributing-your-film-not-hard-you-think-114136 ]
Courshon also speaks at various film schools and film festivals both domestically and internationally, sharing his vast knowledge of the film distribution ‘game.’ A producer in his own right ("God, Sex & Apple Pie" distributed through Warner Bros.), he spent nearly a decade at HBO working in several capacities, most notably in Original Programming and HBO Films. He also has worked in Original Programming and Development for Comedy Central.
As always, bring a friend and plenty of business cards. Come early and network with other media professionals over light food.
PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE SO WE CAN GET AN ACCURATE COUNT FOR FOOD!
EVENT: Jerome Courshon: Secrets of Distribution
Monthly meeting of the LA/OC Chapter of MCA-I, www.mcai-oc.org
DATE: Wednesday October 16, 2013
TIME: Event starts at 6:15 PM with networking over refreshments and food. Program starts 7:00 PM
COST: Students with valid ID and MEMBERS of MCA-I pay $5 All others pay $15 at the door or $10 if you pre-register online at OC New Media Meetup Group http://www.newmedia.meetup.com/82/
LOCATION: Santa Ana College's Digital Media Center, www.dmc-works.com
1300 S. Bristol St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
From the 405 exit onto Bristol St heading North. Go past South Coast Plaza, for 3.5 miles. Just after you cross Edinger, the DMC will be on your left. Go to Wilshire and make a U turn into the parking lot. Parking is Free.
From I-5 Exit onto the 55 Newport Fwy heading South. Take the second exit, Edinger Ave, and turn left, heading West 3.2 miles toward Bristol St. Turn lefto onto Bristol and a U-turn at Wilshire to enter the DMC grounds. Parking is Free.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL FREE PARKING IS AVAILABLE IN A SPECIAL LOT DIRECTLY ACROSS BRISTOL St. FROM THE DMC.
About the Digital Media Center
Opened in 2006, It is the first facility of its kind in OC to combine education and business in the digital media industry. The Digital Media Center is a partnership of The Rancho Santiago Community College District, Santa Ana College (SAC), the City of Santa Ana and the US Dep’t of Commerce Economic Developent Administration. The Center attracts, develops, and provides resources for digital media businesses. The second floor houses a digital media business incubator and meeting rooms; the first floor contains the SAC TV Studio and meeting rooms.