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

  • Enterprising / Conventional

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

  • Consult with producer

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

  • Direct distribution operations

    Direct distribution and logistics operations ensuring maximum accuracy and productivity.

  • Liaise with film exhibitors

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

  • 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.

Optional knowledge and skills

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