Learn Filmmaking

Oscar and Emmy-winning filmmakers teach you every step of the filmmaking process.

Individual Training

Do you want to improve your skills? Choose from over 20 online certification courses or build your own.

Film Schools

Enhance your curriculum with robust multimedia content and ready-to-go student management tools.

Build Your Own Academy

Whether you're a film commission, company, or studio, launch your own branded online academy.

Learning from the Masters

Whether you’re thinking about making your first movie, or you’re a seasoned professional seeking to expand your knowledge of the filmmaking process, FilmSkills is for you.

We’ve partnered with over 70 Academy Award and Emmy winning filmmakers to teach you the entire filmmaking process. Get the skills you need from the people whose TV shows and movies you watch every day at the world’s largest online filmmaking academy.

Do you teach filmmaking?

FilmSkills is a powerful companion in your classroom.  Used in over 72 universities including UCLA, Yale, NYU, Emerson College, and the Art Institute, FilmSkills brings engaging video-based tutorials to help you supplement your curriculum.  Power student management tools unlocks an all-in-one platform for testing, project coordination, certification… and all branded with your school’s look and feel.

Engaging Videos

Experience the filmmaking process with over 100 hours of content shot on Hollywood sets.

Illustrated Articles

Thousands of beautifully-illustrated articles compliment every lesson with ip-to-date information.

Contracts and Forms

Download hundreds of industry-standard templates for unlimited use on your own productions.

Learn At Your Own Pace

Learn wherever you are, whenever you want. FilmSkills is here for you 24/7.


Connect with filmmakers around the world. Share knowledge, network, and learn from others.

Always Updated

The industry changes quickly, which is you will always have access to the latest on-set techniques.

Learn from the Best

FilmSkills has partnered with the very best filmmakers, from screenwriters and directors, to dialogue editors and producers.  They have been honored with the industry’s highest awards, and there are all here to teach you.

5 academy Awards

The industry's highest honor for artistic and technical achievements in motion picture production.

64 Emmy Awards

The highest honor for television broadcasts, including dramas, comedies, documentaries, and commercials.

1 BAFTA Award

The highest honor awarded to excellence in motion picture filmmaking in the United Kingdom.

1 Golden Globe Award

The highest honor awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

2 Golden Reel Awards

The highest honor for editors in dramatic and documentary productions

1 Peabody award

Honoring the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media

1 SAG Award

Awarded to actors for outstanding performances in film and prime time television

2 DGA Awards

Awarded by the Directors Guild of America for excellence in direecting.

Critics love FilmSkills

"Thanks for all the great content on Filmskills. I have never come across anything like it, it’s truly amazing stuff."
Roger Jonsson
FilmSkills Student
"The breadth and depth of the learning experience on FilmSkills for most all of the areas of film making are staggering."
independent review
"It’s a fantastic resource, populated with a wealth of knowledge that is generously supplied by industry professionals"
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