Learn Filmmaking

Welcome to the leading online training platform for the film and television industry, where you will learn the entire filmmaking process from top Hollywood filmmakers.

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Learn from the Masters

We get it… that story you can’t stop thinking about; always wanting to hold a camera, itching to start editing your story. We are all filmmakers at heart and we have been fortunate enough to make a living doing it.  And we came together to teach you what we’ve learned.  At FilmSkills, over 150 leading Hollywood filmmakers take you behind the scenes to teach you the entire filmmaking process like never before.

We’re here to help you turn your passion into a career.

Learn from Emmy, Academy Award, BAFTA, and SAG Award winning filmmakers

FilmSkills takes you deep inside the inner workings of Hollywood to learn where film schools can't take you - the set itself.

Access lavishly illustrated how-to articles, downloadable industry resources, and most importantly, over 90 hours of video training featuring insider info from over 150 top Hollywood talent like the producers of Avatar, Steven Spielberg’s location managers, and over 70 Emmy and Academy Award winners and nominees.

Not only has FilmSkills been embraced by thousands of individual learners, it's also in use in over 72 top film schools like UCLA, Yale, and the Art Institute.

Meet a few of our 150 instructors

This is no ordinary film school. You will learn from the best of the best. Our instructors have been honored with over 70 Academy Award and Emmy wins and nominations.  No film school on Earth has this caliber of instructors.

Immerse Yourself in the Craft

Learn from over 275 video-based lessons, each jam packed with up-to-date information about the entire filmmaking process. Each lesson includes…

Video Tutorials

Each lesson features a 20-30 minute video, each with 3-6 Hollywood filmmakers on working sets.  Don’t just tell your students… show them.

Illustrated Guides

Each lesson contains the equivalent of a text book chapter of beautifully, easy-to-understand materials that supplement the videos.

Downloadable Files

Download examples of scripts, storyboards, even directors notes from major movies, plus blank contracts and forms for your own productions.

Do you teach filmmaking?

If you teach in a recognized film school, high school, or film commission, FilmSkills Academic provides a brandable out-of-the-box teaching platform with everything you need to administer, test, and certify your students.

Mix and Match Lessons

Pick and choose from FilmSkills robust 300 lesson library to build custom learning paths. Author your own lessons and share with fellow instructors.

Build Certification Courses

In addition to classroom support for live training, build self-guided online certification courses to train students anywhere, anytime.

Robust Teaching Tools

Loaded with over 6,000 test questions, hundreds of interactive projects, and downloadable files, you can educate, assess, and reward your students like never before.

Fully Brandable

Brand FilmSkills with your organization's logo, images, and even URL map to your own domain for a no-coding-required experience that looks like you spent a million dollars on your platform.

Monetize Your Classes

Integrated credit card processing and accounting tools let you sell your classes and courses for a profit - even FilmSkills content!

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