FILM & TELEVISION FINANCE AND CONTRACTS
(LAWW-4065) - 1 UNIT
The goal of this course is for students to understand how finance affects contracting in film and television. Students will first be introduced to the basics of finance, and then analyze real-world examples of financial contracts used in the production of film and television shows. Students will also learn how the greenlight process works from the financial side of the business. This course will particularly help prepare students who wish to work in business affairs within the studio system. The instructor, David Offenberg, won the most prestigious teaching award for finance professors in the country in 2018. The math in the course will include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and exponents, and will be completed in Excel to make it simple.