Get insider access to key areas of the industry with 45+ on-demand video lessons, and build real-world skills through self-paced projects and assignments.


Learn about all the various roles and career paths in film and TV, and get first-hand tips and advice on how to achieve your goals from the biggest names in the business.


Earn a Certificate of Completion in Film and TV Industry Essentials from globally-recognized New York University to add to your profile.



The program includes 5 online course modules, and related skill-building activities. Each module is 3-5 hours, and is broken into several shorter lessons that students complete at their own pace. Students earn a non-credit Certificate of Completion from NYU.

Film Module 1

Module 1: Fundamentals of Film

Students will explore major movements in film history, and analyze the expressive principles of visual and audio communication.

Film Module 2

Module 2: Fundamentals of Television

Students will analyze the collaborative process of producing episodic television drama, comedy, and non-fiction. We will explore vital roles in television production, from the Showrunner to the Director.

Film Module 3

Module 3: Understanding the Production Process

Experts will present the major disciplines of cinematic arts: directing, producing, cinematography, sound, and editing. They will cover the basic concepts of producing and directing, for both documentary and fiction.

Film Module 4

Module 4: Post Production & The Production Business

Students will learn about the craft of editing and post-production, including the history of editing platforms and contemporary tools, sound design and scoring, special effects, and more. This module also covers the business of production, giving an overview of budgeting above and below the line, entertainment law basics, intellectual property, and profit sharing.

Film Module 5

Module 5: Marketing and Distribution

In a crowded marketplace, how do films find their audiences? In this module, students will discover how films make their way into cinemas, streaming, and beyond through distribution and marketing.