Music & Film Events Manager

Learn how to organise music and film events! Make your passion a full-time job!
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We can hardly keep up with all the concerts and film festivals happening now. Can you??! Over recent years there’s been an explosion of entertainment events of all kinds. People now recognise how important playtime is for a balanced life and that need is clearly expressed through growing support from participants for concerts and film festivals.

Recognising this strengthening trend, we’re thrilled to bring you this exhilarating course. Some members of our team have particular expertise in the film festival and concert planning sectors and know how rewarding and fulfilling it can be to plan and run a successful event in these areas. If you love music or film, the opportunities to shape your life and earn your income around your passion are endless and very exciting!

Planning and running a concert or film festival can be a daunting task. These events need responsible, informed and resourceful organisation to ensure smooth operation and enjoyment for everyone involved. Without specific knowledge and skills, they might not get off the ground or could end in disaster.

Before attempting to plan this type of event we strongly advise being fully prepared and informed. Music and Film Events Manager is an excellent resource for gaining a rounded education on all the essential elements to entertainment events based on music and film.

As concerts and film events differ in nature we focus specifically on each event type. We take you through a well structured, detailed training, starting with being clear about your aim and goal. Your learning progression follows in logical stages that mirror the unfolding of an actual event.


If your passion is for music events, you’ll gain invaluable insight and focused knowledge on essential ingredients to your management process like:

  • Preparation: Choosing your team, managing your budget and assessing a suitable location/venue and event date(s).
  • Marketing: Identifying relevant marketing tools and how to generate effective publicity using a variety of mediums.
  • Support: Establishing fruitful and productive partnerships and attracting sponsors.
  • Practicalities: Managing performers, equipment, sound systems etc.
  • Security & Legal issues: Risk management, crowd control, legal requirements.
  • Logistics: Providing first aid, water, food & drink and ensuring responsible hygiene conditions.
  • Timeline: An outline of what should happen when.


If you’re enlivened by the film scene, we help you delve into the industry insights that will help you become a confident film event manager:

  • Preparation: Clarifying your aim, customising your team, choosing the correct structure.
  • Theme: Identifying the most relevant theme for your festival to meet audience expectations and attract support.
  • Originality: Helping your festival to stand out.
  • Programming: Invaluable tips on compiling a winning line up of showings.
  • Venue: What to consider so you choose the most suitable venue
  • Practicality: Technical screening considerations.
  • Marketing/Sales: Using effective resources to generate publicity, engaging partners and sponsors and managing ticket sales and pricing.

Completing this course will give you the grounding, insight and confidence to start planning your dream event. Follow your passion and get started today!


Course Syllabus

Module 1: Music Events

  • 1.1.Planning your event incl. team, budget, location, date
  • 1.2.Marketing / Advertising / Publicity incl. website, tickets, sponsors and partners, promotional materials
  • 1.3.Performers & Related Services incl. sound system and equipment
  • 1.4.Security & Legal Matters
  • 1.5.Logistics incl. first aid, food and drink
  • 1.6. Timeline

Module 2: Film Events

  • 2.1.Preparation - Before you start
  • 2.2.Aim/Planning
  • 2.3.The Team
  • 2.4.Structure
  • 2.5.Partnerships
  • 2.6.Festival theme
  • 2.7.Originality
  • 2.8.Programming
  • 2.9. Venue
  • 2.10.Marketing
  • 2.11.Ticket sales and pricing

Module 3: Starting your Business

  • 3.1.Funding
  • 3.2.Availing of Help incl. mentoring, networking, state agencies & grants
  • 3.3.Setting up your business
  • 3.4.Running your business incl. budgeting, cash flow, accounting, banking, insurance, contracts

Module 4: Marketing your Business

  • 4.1.Market research
  • 4.2.Build your brand
  • 4.3.Take advantage of low cost marketing techniques
  • 4.4.Make your website work hard for you
  • 4.5.Use social media widely
  • 4.6.PR and advertising

Module 5: Downloadable resources


Get not one but TWO Certificates!

  • 1At the end of the course students receive a free PDF certificate.
  • 2The Certificate is issued by Eventtrix and confirms course completion.
  • 3Students can also request an internationally recognised certificate issued by independent accreditation body - International Council for Online Educational Standards. This certificate is issued in hard copy only and is posted to your address. Certificate fee applies.
  • 4In order to be eligible for the certificate student needs to successfully complete the course and pass each course module.


EventTrix courses are independently accredited. All our courses, as well as our processes, are approved by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, (, assuring our students our commitment to high standards of online education. EventTrix is a recognized member of the CPD Certification Service ( Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.

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