Over a hundred Hollywood professionals helped build a comprehensive filmmaking curriculum.
Working professionals share insights on how to break into the film industry - and thrive. From getting your first job to the art of networking, learn the unspoken rules of the business and how to succeed.
Realities of the Film Industry
The entertainment industry does a great job of creating an illusion of how it operates, but how does it really work? Learn from top Hollywood filmmakers what really goes on behind the scenes, and how that impacts your career. (27:18)
Learn the realities of working in a freelance-based industry, and how to survive. (26:14)
Preparing to Move to LA
Deciding to move to LA is a big decision, and in this video, you will learn how to prepare so you can hit the ground running.
Living in Los Angeles
Learn what to expect when you live here, from the best neighborhoods to managing the infamous LA traffic.
Getting Your First Job
So you moved to LA, and you’re ready to work. But how do you get your first job? Leading Hollywood filmmakers share the secrets of how to land your first job... and how to break into Hollywood. (22:54)
The Art of Networking
Like they say, it’s all who you know... and they’re right. In this module, learn the art of networking, meeting people, and navigating the treacherous waters of Hollywood. (22:17)
Making Money in Hollywood
Learn how to make a living in Hollywood, manage your money, and prepare for the ups and downs of the freelance world. (24:37)
Advice From the Pros
Dozens of successful Hollywood filmmakers share their secrets, tips, and advice on how to make it in the most competitive industry in the world. (21:13)
How to Survive in Hollywood
Breaking into the film industry as a writer is one thing - staying in it is another. Emmy-winning writer Steve Skrovan shares insights from his 30-year career on how to keep your Hollywood career alive and active. Learn common pitfalls, life balance, and how to stay relevant in one of the fastest-changing, exciting businesses in the world. (17:00)
Learn how to break into the film industry - and thrive. From getting your first job to the art of networking, learn the unspoken rules of the business and how to succeed.
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We provide a real-world education of the complex world of motion picture production through a series of easy-to-understand, yet comprehensive videos, workbooks and resources. By partnering with industry leaders in the creative and technological fields, we strive to teach real, cutting edge techniques to filmmakers around the globe.