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The Business and Management of Entertainment program at UCLA Extension is designed for aspiring mainstream Hollywood executives, as well as those interested in the world of independent filmmaking. 

Students gain an understanding of industry business practices by taking foundation courses that include pre-production, production, and post-production, as well as specific courses in business and legal affairs, finance and accounting, and marketing and distribution.

This program is perfect for:

  • Aspiring Hollywood executives
  • Entertainment professionals looking to expand their expertise
  • Individuals interested in business with an emphasis on entertainment
  • Individuals interested in filmmaking

What you can learn

  • Entertainment business and legal affairs
  • Film industry foundations, including pre-production, production, and post-production
  • Entertainment-focused finance and accounting
  • Entertainment-focused marketing and distribution

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing Entertainment: Strategies for the Global Marketplace
  • Legal Primer for the Entertainment Business
  • The Business of Entertainment
  • Entertainment Financing: From First $ to Distribution of Profits
  • Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television
  • Post-Production for Film and Television

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Purchase health insurance
  • Financial certification
  • English language proficiency test scores
  • Passport photocopy
  • Transcript

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6300 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    6300 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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