Film & TV Industry Essentials

Part Time 5 Weeks Online

What will I learn?

Module 1: Fundamentals of Film. Students will explore major movements in film history, and analyse the expressive principles of visual and audio communication.

Module 2: Fundamentals of Television. Students will analyse 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.

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.

Module 4: Post Production & The Production Business. Students will learn about the craft of editing and post-production, including the history of editing platforms and contemporary tools, sound design and scoring, special effects, and more. This module also covers the business of production, giving an overview of budgeting above and below the line, entertainment law basics, intellectual property, and profit sharing.

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.


Explore all areas of the film and television industry with this new 100% online program from faculty at New York University (NYU), and featuring experts from IndieWire and Rolling Stone, and leaders from across the industry.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.

What are the requirements?

No prerequisites for joining the course.


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Fundamentals of Film Fundamentals of Television Understanding the Production Process Post Production The Production Business Marketing & Distribution
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