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Jodie Foster Teaches Filmmaking

With over 50 years of movie-making experience both in front and behind the lens, Jodie’s Masterclass teaching course will appeal to many audiences. As someone who has close to 60 directing and film nominations, a...

Hans Zimmer Teaches Film Scoring

‘My language is music and the best way I can communicate’ says Hans Zimmer. Having scored over 150 films in his career, The Lion King, Dark Knight, and Inception being most notable, this self-taught ‘Oscar’ winner...

James Patterson Teaches Writing

If you’re looking to learn what it takes to be a good writer, check out these credentials from the world’s best-selling author. James Patterson has written 144 New York Times best-selling novels, with 19 consecutive...

Judy Blume Teaches Writing

The genre is YA. (young adults) The author is Judy Blume. With more than 85 million in book sales and counting, Blume’s passion for writing books for young girls marking the passage from childhood to adolescence, began...

David Mamet Teaches Dramatic Writing

Inspiration can be found in many places. For David Mamet’s ‘American Buffalo,’ it was during a poker game. Both as a 1975 play and a 1996 dramatic film, the logline could easily read ‘betrayal and bitterness collide...

Helen Mirren Teaches Acting

She was appointed ‘Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire’ for her 50 plus years of service to drama. Add that to her Hollywood Walk of Fame Star, Best Actress Oscar for her role in Queen Elizabeth ll, 3 more...

Steve Martin Teaches Comedy

His career began doing stand-up at a drive-in movie theater where the audience would honk their horns if they enjoyed his jokes. Some 50 career-building years later, Steve Martin can add, Comedian, Actor, Writer, TV...

Martin Scorcese Teaches Filmmaking

With a Best Director Oscar for ‘The Departed,’ 11 other Academy nominations, Three Emmy’s, Golden Globes, and BAFTA awards, Martin Scorsese’s list of industry-recognized achievements more than qualify him to ‘Teach Film...

Shonda Rhimes Teaches Writing for Television

It’s been said Shonda Rhimes had to do a Take 2 and start over when pitching Grey’s Anatomy. As they say in the trade, “You’ve come a long way baby.“ Original jitters far behind, since then Rhimes has helmed some of...

Werner Herzog Teaches Filmmaking

With 50 excellence awards, 70 films to his credit, and 5 decades of hands-on experience, in Werner Herzog’s Masterclass ‘Capture the Spectacular,’ he shares the important lessons he has learned about Feature...

Aaron Sorkin Teaches Screenwriting

From writing his first screenplay on cocktail napkins to winning an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for penning ‘The Social Network,’ winner of 2 Golden Globes, 4 Emmy’s, 1 BAFTA award, and many more, his students...

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