Business of Film Course

A good understanding of the business practices of international filmmaking and production is essential for success in today’s market. This Business of Film course will enable you to grow your business, support your clients and make valuable contacts in the film industry. You will gain instruction and insights from Kieran Corrigan, a working producer and film financier, supported by his team of experienced, leading industry professionals.

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  • This intensive course in the Business of Film will give you an overview of the business of the film industry from start to finish.
  • You will be given an overview of emerging international legal and financial issues, taxation and tax relief and production insurance.
  • You will also explore financing sources, as well as sales and distribution issues and strategies.


During the course you will have opportunities to network in an informal setting with fellow attendees, tutors and representatives from the film and TV industry.

Who Will Benefit From This Business of Film Course?

This course is aimed at people who want to “step into” the industry as either a film producer, director, financier or distributor. Participants may wish to use the knowledge gained as an additional skill within their employment, to support their clients and grow their business, or may see this as a stepping stone or a foundation course to take the next step into the film industry.

Lead Tutor

This is a bespoke service catering for all skill levels, where participants will have the opportunity to engage with the highly experienced course instructor Kieran Corrigan, an established working producer with over 40 years' experience at the highest level, and his team of experienced, leading film industry professionals.


On the successful completion of your course, you will be awarded a personalised Irish Film School Certificate of Completion in the Business of Film, signed by IFS founder and film producer Kieran Corrigan, in recognition of your educational achievement.


You will also be invited to join the IFS Alumni Association where you can continue to exchange information, share tips and receive exclusive offers and invitations to events.