How to Become a Film Distribution Coordinator

General Job Description of a Film Distribution Coordinator

Film distribution coordinators generally plan, direct and coordinate the storage and distribution of materials or products within an organization in the film industry.



Typical Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Create online marketing graphic banners

• Manage all web content and manage company's online presence

• Create e-mail pitches for new product

• Create film synopses and editorial articles of new films

• Coordinate printing of all marketing materials

• Update and maintain client database using various software applications

• Coordinate delivery of proper materials from producers

• Following up with potential clients and coordinate screening of films

• Organize and coordinate all aspects of domestic and international sales markets such as booking trade advertising, product listing, schedule meetings, inventory, shipping and travel arrangements



Finding a Job as a Film Distribution Coordinator

Using a strategy of directly contacting film production and film distribution companies to inquire about possible vacancies, combined with searching online job boards is a good place to start down the path to becoming a film distribution coordinator.


Some film distribution coordinators may begin their careers by working as assistants or lower level employees in a film production or film distribution company, and taking advantage of opportunities to advance when job vacancies occur.



Scholarships for Becoming a Film Distribution Coordinator

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Film Distribution Coordinator. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our Film Studies Scholarships and Marketing Scholarships pages.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Film Distribution Coordinator. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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