Martin Scorsese Announces First Online Filmmaking Class
Martin Scorsese will be sharing some wisdom through online education.
Variety reported yesterday that Scorsese will be providing online classes through a startup company called Master Class. The class will debut in early 2018 and will cost $90 for unlimited access to more than 20 video lessons. Pre-enrollment is available starting Friday at masterclass.com/ms.
Masterclass has been around since 2015 and has released more than a dozen celebrity-led online courses to date. Variety reports that these include “classes from Shonda Rhimes, Christina Aguilera, Kevin Spacey, David Mamet, Dustin Hoffman, Werner Herzog, Aaron Sorkin, Hans Zimmer, James Patterson and Steve Martin.”
Scorsese issued a statement about the online filmmaking class, seen below:
“I was excited by this project because it gave me a chance to pass down my own inspirations and experiences and practices and evolutions.” “[It’s] not as a blueprint for how to make movies but as a guidepost, an offering to young people attempting to find their own way.”
The course will provide students with Scorsese deconstructing his films, as well as showing insights on how he approaches filmmaking. These approaches will including lessons on storytelling, editing and working with actors.