Become a Documentary Filmmaker


Craft compelling stories as a documentary filmmaker. Whether you’ve had little to no experience working with videos, or you’re in the middle of production looking for quick camera and editing techniques, this path is the perfect companion to your filmmaking adventure. Learn to craft compelling, thought provoking stories with video.Master essentials of video cameras and lighting gear.Practice with industry standard video editing applications.

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The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production

High School - College | Book

So you want to make a documentary, but think you don’t have a lot of time, money, or experience? It’s time to get down and dirty! Down and dirty is a filmmaking mindset. It’s the mentality that...


Become a Film Producer

College | Online class

Discover what it takes to bring film and video productions to life as a film producer. Whether you are a creative or business professional, learn how to start a film company and manage all aspects...

$20 monthly
Offers paid add-ons

Theater, Cinema and Film Production (online)

High School | Online class

Lights! Camera! Action! This course will introduce students to the basics of film and theater productions. Students will learn about the basics of lighting, sound, wardrobe, and camerawork for both...

Offers paid add-ons

The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age: 2013 Edition

7th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

The Filmmaker’s Handbook is now updated with the latest advances in HD and new digital formats. For students and teachers, professionals and novices, this indispensable handbook covers all aspects...


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