Get Cleveland Film Certified

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Our goal is to create a year-round and thriving media production industry in Northeast Ohio that is supported by strong educational resources and practical training programs like this one.


This GCFC exclusive will teach you what it takes to work in the film industry, from being a Production Assistant to finding the department you want to work in, with courses from over 150 leading Hollywood filmmakers.


Each course includes lessons which provide relevant, employer-driven curriculum and program certifications. The courses cover the creative, business, and crew aspects of production.


Trainees will receive certification in the GCFC Beginner Film Readiness Program upon successful completion of the first three courses: Breaking Into the Film Industry, Safety Training Course, and Working On Location. 


Advanced certifications can also be earned within specializations like cinematography, directing, screenwriting and more.


For certification course requirements, see our FAQ page (link at bottom of page).


***PLEASE NOTE: FilmSkills will only consider a refund within the first week of enrollment if there is a technical problem that prevents the student from accessing the course materials. Courses are available for 12 weeks each : please plan your purchase accordingly.