Learn the Art of Filmmaking

Improve your craft with professional online filmmaking courses developed by Academy Award and Emmy-winning filmmakers

Learn Filmmaking from the Pros

Learn every aspect of filmmaking - from screenwriting and directing to cinematography and editing - all from master filmmakers.

FilmSkills has partnered with Emmy and Academy Award winning filmmakers to produce a professional online filmmaking courses that combine in-depth videos based on industry best practices, constantly-updated illustrated tutorials, downloadable resources, projects, and exercises. FilmSkills delivers the content of a four-year film school for a cost less than a single semester.

Whether you want to make better independent films, TV commercials, documentaries, or industrial videos, join the inner circle of master filmmakers whose work has grossed tens of billions of dollars around the world.

"You know you're in reliable hands because the experts imparting their wisdom are actually industry professionals.

– MovieMaker Magazine

"Jason proves that top-notch production values are within the reach of anyone who has ever dreamt of making their own movie. He knows what he's talking about, because he's actually done it."

– Steve Skrovan, Executive Producer, “Everybody Loves Raymond”

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325+ Comprehensive Lessons

FilmSkills lessons are packed with current, in-depth information about each topic, making it easy to learn and absorb. From detailed on-set video tutorials and illustrated guides to downloadable contracts and forms, it’s all here.

150 Hours of On-Set Video Tutorials

In-depth video tutorials shot on Hollywood sets feature Emmy and Academy Award winning and nominated filmmakers. Chapterized for easy access.

Hundreds of Illustrated Articles

Packed with behind-the-scenes photos, anecdotes, and real-world tips and techniques, beautifully-illustrated articles bring difficult concepts to life.

Projects and Exercises

Practice the skills you learn at home with hundreds of DIY projects. Whether you are working with an iPhone or Alexa, we help you become a better filmmaker.

Hundreds of Downloadable Resources

Download real documents from working TV and movie sets, plus hundreds of blank templates for use on your own productions.

Web Links

Discover the players in the industry from equipment vendors, staffing agencies, networks, studios, and production companies with our extensive list of online resources.

Learn From the Masters

Your instructors have won or been nominated for over 70 Academy Awards, Emmys, BAFTAs, and Golden Globes.

This is no ordinary film school. We partnered with industry leaders whose work is seen every day in TV shows and movies, from Stranger Things to the MCU. They generously share their knowledge and experiences with you through engaging, professional online filmmaking courses, revealing techniques to enhance your skills and shave years off your career path.

From the teams behind Star Trek, Star Wars, Spiderman, Avatar, and dozens of other top productions, you will learn from the very people who define today’s television and motion picture industry.

"FilmSkills as a whole is highly comprehensive. To say that Jason and his team went to great pains to build FilmSkills is a huge understatement. All of their courses are phenomenal."

– Edwin Millheim, Impulse Gamer

Are you an educator?

Do you teach filmmaking at a university, high school, film commission, or production company? Check out FilmSkills Academic where you can build your own fully-branded online film training program.

Used by over 125 film schools and film commissions

FREE 1-hour filmmaking course

Learn my top 10 secrets to making your content more professional, how to accelerate your career, and how to make money in this $14 billion/year industry.


Discover What's New

We are constantly updating our lessons to bring you the latest techniques. FilmSkills Unlimited members receive these updates for free… for life!

Discover What's New

We are constantly updating our lessons to bring you the latest techniques. FilmSkills Unlimited members receive these updates for free… for life!

Meet a few of your 150 instructors

These are no ordinary online filmmaking courses. 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.

Are you ready to get started?

Check out our flexible professional online filmmaking courses designed for every interest level and budget.