Get into filmmaking with these free online courses

This collection of free online filmmaking courses is designed for anyone who wants to work in the film industry, improve their filmmaking skills, or simply loves film and wants to know more about it.

Developed by top universities, as well as leading specialist filmmaking organisations - including the British Film Institute (BFI), National Film and Television School (NFTS) and The Production Guild - these filmmaking courses will help you:

Go behind the scenes of a feature film

If you’re a film fan who wants to understand more about what happens behind the scenes, these courses are for you, helping you understand the entire filmmaking process - from writing a screenplay to securing film funding to releasing a finished feature.

Develop specialist filmmaking skills

From animation to production, screenwriting to visual effects, these courses will introduce you to a range of filmmaking specialisms. They feature contributions from people working in every area of a film crew and can help you understand the plethora of careers available in the film industry.

Learn with budding and experienced filmmakers

Many of these courses feature guest contributions from award-winning filmmakers, who share their own work as well as that of the people who influenced them. On each course, you’ll also get to meet hundreds of other learners from around the world, who all share your passion for film and filmmaking.