Learn from the Best

Over 100 top-tier Industry professionals

From leading directors and producers, to gaffers, ADR editors, studio executives, and production designers, you will learn from artists, technicians, and business people who are on the cutting edge in Hollywood.  Several of your instructors have earned the highest honors, including Academy Awards and Emmy's.

About Us

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 Your Instructors

About Us

Our objective is to provide a real-world education of the complex world of motion picture production through a series of easy-to-understand, yet comprehensive videos, workbooks and resources. By partnering with industry leaders in the creative and technological fields, we strive to teach real, cutting edge techniques to filmmakers around the globe. We also seek to build an online community of filmmakers to help forge long-term connection between filmmakers from all disciplines.

 

 

FilmSkills instructors have worked for virtually every major network and movie studio, whose combined revenue is in the billions of dollars. They are here to teach you what they have learned... all to help you in your career.

"In the end all I can say is that I wish I would have had this at my fingertips when I was just starting out. It would have made things so much easier."

 

- Digital Hippo

Our Partners

We've partnered with numerous leaders in the entertainment industry to bring you accurate and complete information about the filmmaking process. Some of our partners include:

 

  • Apple
  • Panavision
  • Ultimatte
  • Final Draft
  • InkTip.com
  • Audio-Technica
  • Matthews Studio Equipment
  • Arri Lighting
  • Lowel Lighting

 

Your Instructors

  • Stephen Skrovan, Emmy-Winning Executive Producer, Everybody Loves Raymond
  • Josh McLaglen, 1st Assistant Director, Titanic, Beowulf, 1st Assistant Director & Co-Producer, Real Steel, Avatar, Night at the Museum
  • Andrew Davis, Director, The Fugitive, Collateral Damage, Holes, Chain Reaction, A Perfect Murder
  • Rob Bowman, Director, The X-Files, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Executive Producer, Castle
  • Mary Lou Belli, Emmy-Winning Television Director, Monk, Sister Sister, Girlfriends, The Hughleys
  • Bethany Rooney, Television Director, Brothers and Sisters, Castle, Desperate Housewives, Private Practice, Ugly Betty, Grey's Anatomy
  • Richard Middleton, Executive Producer, Hitchcock, The Artist;  Line Producer, I Love you Phillip Morris, Jonah Hex, The Chosen One
  • Noelle Green, Production Coordinator, Spiderman 3, The Terminal, Legally Blonde, Almost Famous, The X-Files, Contact, The Haunting, Memoirs of a Geisha
  • Cristen Carr Strubbe, Unit Production Manager, Charlie Wilson's War, The Prestige, Catch Me if You Can, Ali, American Beauty
  • Randal Kleiser, Director, Grease, Blue Lagoon, Flight of the Navigator
  • Anthony Ray Parker, Actor, The Matrix, The Frighteners, Xena, The Marine
  • David Stump, ASC, Academy-Award-winning cinematographer, Technical Chair of the American Society of Cinematographers
  • Wayne Fitterman, Head of Production of United Talent Agency (UTA)
  • Tomlison Holman, President of TMH Corporation, developer of the THX Sound System, Director of Audio at Apple
  • Anne Marie Gillen, Executive Producer, Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Kevin Kaska, Composer, Orchestrator, Life of Pi, The Dark Knight Rises, Battleship, Inception, Iron Man 2, Sherlock Holmes, Surrogates, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Angels and Demons, The Dark Knight
  • Ron Franco, Emmy-Nominated Set Decorator, True Blood, X-Files, Heroes
  • Susan Dukow, Production Coordinator, Avatar, Poseidon, Spider-Man, 8mm, Jerry Maguire, Last Action Hero, Charlie's Angles
  • Bruce Block, Producer, What Women Want, The Parent Trap, Father of the Bride
  • Deborah Landis, Academy-Award Nominated Costume Designer, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Michael Jackson's Thriller
  • Bob Mathews, Emmy-Nominated Costume Supervisor, The Prestige, Cloverfield, 10,000 BC, The Day After Tomorrow, Constantine, Terminator Salvation
  • Steve Zuckerman, Director, Working Class, Melissa & Joey, According to Jim, Hannah Montana, Living with Fran, Love, Inc., Everybody Loves Raymond, The Drew Carey Show, Murphy Brown
  • Harry C. Box, Camera Operator, Heroes, Brothers and Sisters, Everybody Hates Chris, Author of The Set Technicians Lighting Handbook
  • Maria Battles Campbell, 2nd Assistant Director, Avatar, Real Steel
  • Mike Musteric, 2nd Assistant Director, Lost, Momento
  • Michael Rabiger, Author Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics, and Directing the Documentary
  • Jeff Ulin, Media executive, attorney, entrepreneur, and author of The Business of Media Distribution; head of worldwide distribution, LucasFilm
  • Veronique Vowell, Location Manager, Cold Case, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Nick of Time, Encino Man
  • Mike Fantasia, Location Manager, Indiana Jones 4, Catch me If You Can, Jerry Maguire, The Terminal
  • Margery Kimbrough, Script Supervisor, GCB, Brothers & Sisters, Alias, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Spiderman 2, Sweet Valley High
  • Denise Wingate, Costume Designer, The Three Stooges, Journey 2, Live Free or Dir Hard, Wedding Crashers, Paparazzi, A Cindarella Story, Cruel Intentions
  • Tammy Fearing, ADR Supervisor, Titanic, Superbad, Knocked Up, Talladega Nights, Bridesmaids
  • Larry Jordan, Editing Guru, Independent Filmmaker
  • Lance Fisher, SOC, Camera Operator, Jonas, House MD, The Shield, Blade: Trinity
  • Mark Sawicki, Visual Effects Supervisor, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, From Hell, Phone Booth, Author, Filming the Fantastic
  • Lloyd Kaufman, President, Troma Pictures, Chairman, IFTA
  • Lori Jane Coleman, Editor, Beverly Hills 90210, Picket Fences, The Practice, Dawson’s Creek
  • Richard Mall, Key Grip, Avatar, GI Joe, Iron Man 1 & 2, The Italian Job, The Majestic, Red
  • Charles Rose, Cinematographer, Trafficing, Screamers
  • Kathy McCurdy, San Diego Film Commissioner
  • Dan Riffel, Gaffer, Iron Man, G.I. Joe, The Mummy, Hancock, Spiderman 3, X-Men: Last Stand
  • Judy Irola, A.S.C., Chair USC Cinematography Department
  • Steve Savanyu, Director of Education, Audio-Technica
  • Diana Friedberg, Editor,  Renegade, The Simple Life, Dog Whisperer
  • Louise Levison, Financing Advisor, The Blair Witch Project, Trouble the Water, Author of Filmmakers and Financing
  • Vanessa Arment, Foley Artist, Author, The Foley Grail
  • Blain Brown, Cinematographer, Author, Cinematography: Theory and Practice
  • Eve Light Honthaner, Production Coordinator, Titanic, Tropic Thunder, Author of The Complete Production Handbook
  • David Fein, Emmy-Winning Foley Artist, Looper, Fringe, The Town, The Hangover, Enter the Matrix, American History X, The Hills Have Eyes
  • Chris Huntley, Academy-Award-winning creator, Scriptor
  • Mark Fenlason, Production Designer, National Geographic, Special Props, Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Laura Beth Love, Cinematographer
  • John Coldiron, Emmy-winning Colorist
  • Suzanne Lyons, Producer, Undertaking Betty, Baiely's Billions, Scout's Honor
  • Barry Zetlin, Emmy-winning Editor, Bionic Woman, The Mole, The Bachelor

 

FilmSkills Instructors have won:

 

  • 4 Academy Awards
  • 1 Academy Award nomination
  • 21 Emmys
  • 43 Emmy nominations
  • 1 BAFTA
  • 1 Golden Globe
  • 1 DGA Award
  • 2 Golden Reel Awards
  • 1 SAG award nomination

 

About Us

FilmSkills is the leading online training resource for the motion picture and television industries.

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Our objective is to provide a real-world education of the complex world of motion picture production through a series of easy-to-understand, yet comprehensive videos, workbooks and resources. By partnering with industry leaders in the creative and technological fields, we strive to teach real, cutting edge techniques to filmmakers around the globe. We also seek to build an online community of filmmakers to help forge long-term connection between filmmakers from all disciplines.

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