How to Become a Film Distribution Coordinator

Film Distribution Coordinator Job Description

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


Film Distribution Coordinator job duties

• 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!


Becoming a Film Distribution Coordinator: 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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