Achieve your career goals in the film & television industry with MediaU.

Our exclusive courses, mentoring and networking events will help you get hired, get paid and get discovered.

Featured Course:

The Marketing & Distribution
Roadmap for Independent
Filmmakers

Every movie needs a marketing strategy. This deep-dive online course will show you how to promote and distribute your feature film, documentary, or short film. In this roadmap you’ll learn from Hollywood movie marketers:
  • How to structure your trailer
  • What makes an effective poster
  • How to create a press kit
  • How to create an effective social media plan
  • Strategies for identifying and reaching your target audience
  • How to navigate the film festival circuit
  • Ways to use every asset from pre to post-production to create a marketing toolkit
With extensive hours of detailed guidance, case studies and downloadable templates, you’ll be ready to get your movie discovered.

You're the talent. We're your mentors.

You don’t need a film school. You need job-specific training, a creative community and a professional network.

Whatever creative career path you’re on, MediaU can help. We offer specific job-oriented training and coaching for filmmakers, content creators, crew talent, executives and those curious about the film & television industry.

We are in the process of launching multiple in-depth courses and we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Through our mentorship programs, MediaU is an ecosystem designed to accelerate careers and broaden your knowledge of the entertainment industry. By becoming a founding member of the MediaU community, you will have a leg up on the competition as we strive to have a profound impact on your professional journey. 

“Film and television are global and our industry needs a global training solution.”

– Terry George  Director and MediaU Advisor

MediaU offers creative courses for you to hone your talents

What you get with MediaU

At MediaU, we’re your mentors, your coaches, your biggest supporters and your creative community. When you take a class or sign up for networking sessions you get:
  • Access to entertaining, current, challenging and actionable training.
  • Monthly virtual, live networking events with actual hiring managers looking for talent.
  • The ability to join our active, online community.
  • The option of one-on-one coaching and feedback from working industry professionals.

What People Are Saying

 Our industry desperately needs new talent with a working knowledge of how the system works. MediaU’s training and mentoring will make that happen.

Stephen Tao

Television Executive and MediaU Advisor

When we put the tools of storytelling into well-trained hands, and we intentionally diversify our outreach so that we include all — we will up-level a generation and invite perspectives that are both unique and universal.

Tamika Lamison

Executive Director of the Commercial Directors Diversity Program and MediaU Advisor

We are making connections within the media sector so it is open to all.

Harry J. Lennix

Actor and MediaU Advisor

MediaU provides accelerated online learning to open the doors of access to content creation, filmmaking and television.

Earn Career Certificates in Specific Production Areas including screenwriting, directing, data analytics for streaming platforms, storytelling for business, cinematography, impact documentaries, production management, editing, marketing and distribution, sound direction, and content producing to greatly increase your chance of landing that job or all-important interview.

  • Connect with award-winning industry professionals.

  • Learn by doing! Make, create and collaborate on projects in realtime.

  • Gain access to the heart of Hollywood from anywhere in the world.

  • Master exactly what you need to know to create your content today.

Get Continuing Education Credits from University of California

Build your body of work and your best resume with continuing education credits from University of California, Irvine, which assures the quality and academic excellence of your MediaU experience. Available soon on select MediaU courses.

Slamdance

Explore the Slamdance Film Festival

MediaU is a proud friend of Slamdance, one of the most prestigious film festivals for indie media makers in the world. As a MediaU student, we'll keep you in the loop so you can discover the Slamdance community, audiences, collaborators, and some of the seriously successful filmmakers.

Empower

Empower Yourself to Change Your World

At a time when diversity, visibility and personal expression are critical to affect positive change, we’re committed to giving as many people as possible, from every corner of every city and the globe, the resources and access to tell their unique, authentic stories to the world.

Learn with the Masters

Ready for new insights? We’ll be with you all the way. At MediaU, you will join recognized experts for candid conversations about what goes on behind the scenes.

All MediaU trainings are facilitated by currently working professionals with tons of credits, and practical experiences they want to share with you.

Access to Experts

MediaU’s team of expert mentors and facilitators have made hundreds of films, television shows, and media projects and have relationships at every major studio and streaming platform. Now they’re here for you.

Join the MediaU Community for Free

Be the first to get new info, special opportunities, and pre-register for the best classes.

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Uncover your strengths and discover your ideal career in the film & television industry!