Film and TV Industry Essentials

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Explore the possibilities of a career in the film and television industry with Film and TV Industry Essentials. 


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Film & TV Industry Essentials is a non-credit online program for anyone who wants to get an integrated education on the film and television industry. This program is a partnership between the Tisch School of the Arts, IndieWire, Rolling Stone, and Yellowbrick — and is available worldwide!

Faculty from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts will give you the educational foundation you need to carve out your career path. The carefully crafted assessments and simulations coupled with behind-the-scenes career commentary from film and TV industry experts from IndieWire, Rolling Stone, and other leading organizations are the perfect combination to help you acquire the real-world skills necessary for a career in “the industry."

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Applicable to experts and beginners alike, this five course module, 15-hour plus program aims to give participants the proper skillset to build the foundation of a successful career in film and TV.

Topics discussed include:

⭑ The Fundamentals of Film

⭑ The Fundamentals of Television

⭑ Understanding the Production Process

⭑ Production as a Business

⭑ Marketing and Distribution

You’ll also learn about various career paths and get insider tips and tricks on how to launch and manage your career from top industry leaders and influencers.

If you're interested in breaking into or advancing in the film and TV industry, this online enrichment program is a great place to start!