Online Classes

 High-quality video lessons and live webinars
 All instructors are industry professionals
 Learn from anywhere on your computer, tablet, or smartphone

The New Hampshire School of Film and Television provides practical, in-depth classes in writing, producing, and directing feature films, TV series, and web videos. The program covers advanced storytelling and production techniques, as well as the business of marketing and distributing your work. All of our courses emphasize applied learning.

We help film students and working professionals leap forward in their career. Whether you want to start producing your own material, get promoted, learn a new job skill, or expand your business opportunities, we can help you get there.

Our goal is to create an online experience that has the same student outcomes as the best film schools in the world. In our live webinars, we focus on small classes and teacher-student interaction. You can ask the instructor as many questions as you like via chat, message board, or email. Your scripts and video projects are critiqued and graded exactly the same as in a traditional classroom.

For those who cannot commit to a specific day and time for regular class meetings, we offer on-demand video recordings of all our classes. These self-paced instructional videos include the same PowerPoint presentations and other course materials as the live lectures, only without teacher feedback or the ability to ask questions. The benefit of the videos is you can rewind and fast forward to particular sections, and rewatch the class as many times as you want 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any computer or mobile device.

Online education is the wave of the future and is significantly cheaper than taking traditional classes at a university. We are moving away from an era where the best teachers were teaching just 30 students in a campus classroom in one city to where they can now teach hundreds scattered around the globe using the power of the Internet.

With screen sharing apps and group video conferencing, learning from home can now be virtually the same as physically being in the classroom. You can learn from highly experienced, working Hollywood professionals without leaving the comfort of your home city.

Because we don't have the massive overhead expenses of maintaining a traditional college campus with buildings, utilities, groundskeeping, recreation facilities, and other physical resources, our tuition prices are much lower. You get the same high-quality education, but at a fraction of the cost.

Many students also fail to realize how expensive it is to live in cities like Los Angeles and New York City where apartment prices are insanely high.

Bottom line. You just need the skills and knowledge to write, shoot, edit, and distribute movies and TV shows. You don't need a fancy degree to work in the movie business. Many of the most famous directors in Hollywood never went to film school, including Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Peter Jackson, David Fincher, Wes Craven, Kevin Smith, and Luc Besson.

If you want to get a college degree for other reasons, that's fine. Choose a major in a career field that is in high demand in the real world job market. Then you can pay your bills with a higher paying, but less glamorous job, while you are pursuing your dreams of movie stardom in your free time.

In reality, nobody in Hollywood cares what university you went to. It doesn't matter if you have a masters degree in film from USC or a business degree from Ohio State. The only thing that really matters is if you can produce great material. Studios and agents only care about the bottom line - can you deliver a good script, film, video, book or some other tangible product that shows you are talented?

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About Our Teachers

Our classes are taught by a roster of award-winning writers, directors, and producers. These acclaimed instructors are known both for their work in their respective fields and for their passion, ability, and willingness to teach their secrets to others. Their firsthand, real-world experience brings invaluable lessons to the classroom that can't be found in a textbook.