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Approx. 25 hours to complete
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English

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Michigan State University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

17 minutes to complete

Introduction to Getting Your Film Off The Ground

17 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min)
1 video
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Week 1: Applying for Grants

6 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 21 min)
4 videos
General Advice for Documentary and Narrative Film Grants6m
Documentary Grant Applications6m
Narrative Film Grant Applications2m
4 practice exercises
Why Are We Starting with Grants?30m
General Advice for Documentary and Narrative Film Grants8m
Documentary Grant Applications8m
Narrative Film Grant Applications8m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Week 2: Making Your Website

6 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 11 min)
3 videos
What Information Should Your Website Include?4m
What Should Your Website Look Like?2m
3 practice exercises
Why Do You Need A Website and What Platform Should You Use?8m
What Information Should Your Website Include?30m
What Should Your Website Look Like?30m
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

Week 3: Developing Your Social Media, Newsletter, and Press Presence

7 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 13 min)
4 videos
Which Platforms Should You Use?2m
Creating a Newsletter2m
Getting Press for Your Film3m
4 practice exercises
Why You Need Social Media and How You Should Approach It?30m
Which Platforms Should You Use?30m
Creating a Newsletter30m
Getting Press for Your Film30m

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