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How does a film or television program go from concept to production?

Of course it all starts with an idea, but there are also countless behind-the-scenes deals that contribute to making it happen.

On Friday, November 6, in partnership with the Arts Division, six executives in the entertainment business--including several UC Santa Cruz alums--will share their knowledge with students and the community in a special panel discussion at the Music Center Recital Hall.

Titled The Business of Entertainment, it will cover the many hidden aspects of ‘making the deal’--such as content creation; what convinces a network executive to acquire a project; legal aspects of protecting directors, on-air and creative talent; and the challenges and pitfalls of physical production and distribution.

The Business of Entertainment UC Santa Cruz

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How does a film or television program go from concept to production?

Of course it all starts with an idea, but there are also countless behind-the-scenes deals that contribute to making it happen.

On Friday, November 6, in partnership with the Arts Division, six executives in the entertainment business--including several UC Santa Cruz alums--will share their knowledge with students and the community in a special panel discussion at the Music Center Recital Hall.

Titled The Business of Entertainment, it will cover the many hidden aspects of ‘making the deal’--such as content creation; what convinces a network executive to acquire a project; legal aspects of protecting directors, on-air and creative talent; and the challenges and pitfalls of physical production and distribution.

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