About The Black Filmmaker’s Academy

The Black Filmmaker’s Academy exists for one simple reason. To help Black filmmakers learn the art, craft, and business side of making, distributing, and marketing cinematic masterpieces. You’ll learn valuable lessons in categories like, camera work, lighting techniques, obtaining distribution, leveraging social media and breaking into film festivals.

Why Choose The Black Filmmaker’s Academy?

Because we teach from experience. We’re filmmakers just like you and we share the strategies and techniques that have helped us produce masterful movies. As Independent Filmmakers, we know what it takes to make it in this industry. We share wisdom, strategies, tutorials, online classes, and a vast knowledge database to help you learn from the best of the best.

The Courses We Offer

We offer the no nonsense courses you need to build a successful career.

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Production
  • Film Editing
  • Screen Writing

The Skills You’ll Develop

Filmmakers need a plethora of skills and we’re here to make sure you learn them

  • Lighting
  • Camera Angles

The Knowledge Center

Our Knowledge Center is packed with helpful information and resources

  • Marketing
  • Distribution
  • Social Media
  • Funding Methods