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: The Production Business

Students will learn how Producers and Directors develop projects, cast actors, assemble a creative team, and promote their independent films through press and film festivals.

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.

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