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It's time to master the art of filmmaking.

Gain access to an unparalleled wealth of knowledge, expert coaching, and a thriving global community.

CONTENT

Gain time-tested knowledge and master essential skills with an extensive library of 1,000+ training videos, courses, and resources. Plus, with monthly content drops, you'll always stay ahead of the curve, learning about the latest trends and techniques shaping the filmmaking landscape.

COACHING

Take your filmmaking to the next level with personalized guidance with monthly group coaching sessions. During these interactive virtual sessions, our expert coaches provide valuable feedback and insights, helping you refine your skills and overcome creative hurdles.

COMMUNITY

Surround yourself with a supportive network of passionate filmmakers from around the world. Our thriving community is the perfect place to share ideas, collaborate on projects, post jobs, and learn from each other's experiences.

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FOR YOUR CAREER

Welcome to Filmmakers Academy, where you can unlock your filmmaking potential. Dive into our comprehensive courses that cover everything from the basics of storytelling and camera work in our "Introduction to Filmmaking" course, to the intricate art of writing compelling scripts in "Screenwriting Essentials."

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Experience premium content designed specifically for you, where there is something for every body, every mood, and every type. As a member you can take your ticket and commit to the ride - anytime, anywhere.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Filmmakers Academy mentors are active leaders in the film industry.

Shane Hurlbut, ASC

Cinematographer

Jordan Brady

Producer & Director

Jamee Ranta

Producer

David Cole

Lead Colorist

Justin Jones

Cinematographer

Derek Edwards

1st Assistant Camera

Joaquin Elizondo

Editor

Sherri Kauk

Cinematographer

Lydia Hurlbut

Lifestyle & Wellness Coach

Derek Johnson

Colorist & DIT

Chris Herr

Camera Op & Gimbal Tech

Jason Robbins

Camera Op & Gimbal Tech

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“I’m not sure about the rest of you, but this is the type of educational hub that I’ve been waiting for since the day I first picked up a camera.”

<div class="editor-content"><p>Robert Hardy</p></div>, <div class="editor-content"><p>NoFilmSchool</p></div>

Robert Hardy

NoFilmSchool

“Filmmakers academy is the reason I dropped out of film school. This is a trusted resource of industry professionals teaching you how to work on high level sets. You can’t find this content anywhere else.”

<div class="editor-content"><p>Hrvoje Bazina, ASBH</p></div>, <div class="editor-content"><p>Cinematographer, FA Member</p></div>

Hrvoje Bazina, ASBH

Cinematographer, FA Member

“The platform will allow artisans and filmmakers to unlock a whole new realm of educational possibilities for creatives.”

<div class="editor-content"><p>Jazz Tangcay</p></div>, <div class="editor-content"><p>Variety</p></div>

Jazz Tangcay

Variety

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Take your filmmaking to the next level. Become a member and gain exclusive access to hundreds of hours of high-quality educational content released monthly, personalized coaching sessions with industry experts, and a vibrant global community of filmmakers.

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  • Full Podcast Catalog

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Stream the entire Filmmakers Academy library ad-free and watch new content upon release.


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  • Full Platform Access

  • Global Community Access

  • Community Platform Access

  • 40+ Premium Courses

  • 1000+ Hours of Training Videos

  • Spotlight Coaching Sessions

  • Full Podcast Catalog

  • Special Discounts

  • New Content Added Monthly

  • Premium Masterclasses

Does Not Include:

  • 1-Annual Membership Call

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$119.99/Quarter

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Stream the entire Filmmakers Academy library ad-free and watch new content upon release.


⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯ PLUS ⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯


  • Full Platform Access

  • Global Community Access

  • Community Platform Access

  • 40+ Premium Courses

  • 1000+ Hours of Training Videos

  • Spotlight Coaching Sessions

  • Full Podcast Catalog

  • Special Discounts

  • New Content Added Monthly

Does Not Include:

  • Premium Masterclasses

  • 1-Annual Membership Call

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TAKE EDUCATION ANYWHERE

Accessible on all devices including iOS, Android, MACs, PCs, streaming media and boxes such as Roku.

JOIN THE COMMUNITY FOR FREE

By joining Filmmakers Academy Essentials, you gain entrance into a community of filmmakers, networking opportunities, podcasts, and limited content. All for free and no payment needed.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who do I contact if I have a question?

Please contact Customer Service by sending an email to customercare@hurlbutvisuals.com.

Can I watch videos and interact with the community on my smartphone and tablet without the app?

Yes, you can access the Filmmakers Academy platform via your preferred browser. 


However, for the best experience, we encourage users to download and use the Filmmakers Academy app.

What filmmaking disciplines does Filmmakers Academy offer?

Filmmakers Academy offers an impressive range of disciplines: Cinematography, Directing, Lighting, Grip and Electric, Color Correction, Post-Production, and more!

What is Filmmakers Academy?

Filmmakers Academy is a versatile, premium online filmmaking platform that unlocks a whole new realm of educational possibilities for creatives. We teach you what you don’t learn in film school and blend that with on-set Hollywood training into one unique educational experience for both professionals and aspiring visual creatives.

What is included in a Filmmakers Academy membership?

Filmmakers Academy offers three membership tiers: Annual All Access, Monthly All Access, and Basic Subscription.


Annual and Monthly All Access enjoy unlimited access to all of our regularly updated courses, and lessons, access to downloadable resources, and our Career Paths feature that includes Cinematography, Directing, Lighting, G&E, Camera Assisting, Post-Production, and Producing!


Both memberships include nearly the same features and content and only differ with access to premium masterclasses. Due to the cost of production, premium masterclasses are reserved exclusively for Annual members.


Basic subscribers have access to the community and a limited curated list of educational content with one revolving lesson that is updated weekly.