Music Business Management
This program examines
the film and music industry from a promotional, legal and financial
viewpoint. In the film portion we discuss basic film making, film
industry jobs, film promotion, film industry contracts, film financing,
film history, film tradeshows and film festivals, film administration,
film production, film production accounting etc. The music industry
section studies record production, concert promotion, entertainment
business skills, music industry contracts, artist development, artist
management, music festivals, an introduction to the modern recording
studio, music promotion and marketing and many other topics.
The Music Business Management program also covers publishing and
copyright, running an independent label, music industry and film
industry business contracts, the history of the music industry and film
industry, road managing, film making budgets, record production
budgets, National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the Audio
Engineering Society, the International Music Market (MIDEM), Cannes
Film Festival, Berlin and Venice Film Festivals, Sundance Film
Festival, Toronto and Vancouver Film Festivals and much more.
Music Business Management is a one-year, three-semester program that is a combination of classroom, hands-on instruction, location classes and guest speakers. The program includes 12 courses that are modular in design, with four courses taught per semester. Students may take advantage of 1500 hours of computer lab time, over and above their regular class hours. We also offer Internship Placement Assistance. Students participating gain practical experience in the industry.