Professional Courses

Tisch School of the Arts Professional Courses are for those interested in continuous learning.

Short courses provide working professionals and adult learners opportunities to build on an existing skill or receive introductory knowledge in a new area of the media industry. Conveniently scheduled weekday, weeknight, or weekend hours gives you many opportunities to meet your goals of personal growth or career advancement.

Professional Courses are offered year round. NYU alumni receive a 10% discount.

Students in need of disability-related accommodations who are considering Tisch Professional Courses should contact the Moses Center for Students with Disabilities before applying. A Disability Specialist is able discuss accessibility and accommodations at NYU. Additional information and resources are available on the Moses Center for Students with Disabilities website.

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Photo by MaryAnn Talavera

Intro to DaVinci Resolve

Become a DaVinci Resolve Certified User! Over three days, this hands-on class will cover the complete editing workflow including: setting up projects, importing and managing media, editing clips in the timeline, working with titles, graphics, audio and video effects, as well as sound mixing, basic color correction, and finishing and delivering a project. This course culminates with a certification exam.

Price*: $1,335 

*The course price includes the cost of the book and the certification exam.

Register for the section below.

January 25, 2019 - January 27, 2019

This course meets at the following dates/times: 

Friday, January 25, 2019
6:00PM - 10:00PM

Saturday, January 26, 2019
10:00AM - 6:00PM (one hour lunch)

Sunday, January 27, 2019
10:00AM - 6:00PM (one hour lunch)

Register Here

With Intro to DaVinci Resolve you will be able to use the world’s first solution that combines professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production, and now, visual effects, all in one software tool!

DaVinci Resolve set the standard for color grading in the film industry. Below, we feature a free video tutorial for those looking to delve more into color correction.



Previous course offerings have included Special Effects Make Up, Introduction to 360-VR, Lighting, Podcasting, and Documentary and Broadcast Master Class.

Man adjusting the side lens of a digital camera.

Photo by Dylan Kenseth