The online education platform MasterClass has been giving subscribers a chance to learn from filmmakers, writers, cooks, and other creatives since 2014. Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, Werner Herzog and more have all sat down to offer up their sage advice. This year, MasterClass scored an unlikely teacher: David Lynch, the unparalleled filmmaker responsible for Twin Peaks, Mulholland Drive and more.
Lynch is an enigma – it’s hard to imagine him willingly imparting the secrets of his work, even for a paying audience. And yet, the David Lynch MasterClass offers access to the filmmaker. For 13 lessons – some about three minutes, others about 25 – Lynch is front and center, regaling the audience with his folksy wisdom. Will you learn how to make movies like David Lynch? No. But you will learn how David Lynch makes movies.
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Following in the footsteps of fellow filmmakers Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, and Werner Herzog, director Spike Lee (Do The Right Thing, Malcolm X, She’s Gotta Have It) is the latest to sign up to teach classes through the online education company MasterClass. Anyone with an internet connection, an interest in filmmaking, and some cash to spare can watch videos of Lee relating his first-hand experience of making movies – including writing, financing, and more. Read more about the Spike Lee MasterClass below. Read More »
The MasterClass subscription series has an incredible collection of some of the most iconic and respected minds and talents in various fields. But their assembly of talent from film and television is especially impressive. The likes of Martin Scorsese, Steve Martin, David Mamet, Hans Zimmer, Shonda Rhimes, Aaron Sorkin and Ron Howard all have their own MasterClass, and now one of the most successful names in comedy does too.
The Judd Apatow MasterClass brings the director, writer and producer of some of the most successful comedies of the past 20 years (The 40-Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up, This Is 40, Trainwreck) in to teach you how to think about comedy. You might think it’s impossible to learn how to be funny, but maybe you’re just not looking at comedy from the right perspective. Watch the Judd Apatow MasterClass trailer to see what he’s going to teach you. Read More »
There’s a good chance you’ve seen online ads for MasterClass somewhere, where a famous person sits down in front of a camera and teaches you the art of their particular craft. There have been MasterClassses featuring Christina Aguilera, Kevin Spacey, Usher, Serena Williams, James Patterson, Dustin Hoffman, Werner Herzog, Shonda Rhimes, Steve Martin, and more. Now MasterClass have announced one of their most exciting instructors yet: Martin Scorsese. The acclaimed director will teach you all about the art of filmmaking starting in early 2018. More details about the Martin Scorsese MasterClass await you below.
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