Profession movie distributor

Movie distributors are responsible for the coordination of the distribution of motion pictures and television series. They also oversee the sale of these movies on DVD, Blu ray and on other media.

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Personality Type

Knowledge

  • Copyright legislation

    Legislation describing the protection of the rights of original authors over their work, and how others can use it.

  • Film production process

    The various development stages of making a film, such as scriptwriting, financing, shooting, editing, and distribution.

Skills

  • Direct distribution operations

    Direct distribution and logistics operations ensuring maximum accuracy and productivity.

  • Manage contracts

    Negotiate the terms, conditions, costs and other specifications of a contract while making sure they comply with legal requirements and are legally enforceable. Oversee the execution of the contract, agree on and document any changes.

  • Consult with producer

    Consult with a motion picture producer about requirements, deadlines, budget, and other specifications.

  • Liaise with film exhibitors

    Liaise with film exhibitors to persuade them to show the film or series.

Optional knowledge and skills

liaise with financiers carry out sales analysis apply social media marketing advise on public relations brand marketing techniques sales activities sales argumentation determine release date coordinate sale of video and motion picture production products sales strategies channel marketing perform public relations perform market research content marketing strategy