Pre-enroll for early access. Learn from the Oscar-winning director in his first-ever online class.
Ron Howard teaches directing, editing, and storytelling in 25+ exclusive video lessons.
Direct your story
Ron Howard made his first film in 22 days with $602,000. Today, his movies have grossed over $1.8 billion. In his first-ever online class, the Oscar-winning director of Apollo 13 and A Beautiful Mind decodes the craft of directing like never before. In lessons and on-set workshops, you’ll learn how to evaluate ideas, work with actors, block scenes, and bring your vision to the screen—whether it’s a laptop or an IMAX theater.
Watch, listen, and learn as Ron Howard breaks down directing in his first-ever online class.
A downloadable workbook accompanies the class with lesson recaps, assignments, and supplemental material.
Upload videos to get feedback from the class. Ron will also answer select student questions.
We offer full refunds up to 30 days after purchase.
Your class will play in any modern browser.
Take the class at your own pace and in your own time.
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When does the class start?
Ron's class is scheduled to begin in Early 2018. Students who pre-enroll will receive early access to the class.
What does the enrollment fee include?
Access to every lesson in the class
A downloadable workbook with lesson recaps, takeaways, and assignments
Membership in an active community of engaged students (upload your own work, or provide feedback to your classmates)
Access to instructor feedback and answers in Office Hours
You can see more information about what the class includes at masterclass.com/rh
What format does the class take?
MasterClass is an immersive online experience. The curriculum for each MasterClass is designed by the instructor. Each class includes extensive pre-recorded video content, a class workbook, interactive assignments, and community activities. The videos are viewable at any time, and they can be paused, fast-forwarded, and re-watched as many times as you'd like. In addition, many students utilize the class discussions below each video to share their thoughts, upload their work, and provide feedback on others' work.
How long is the class?
Ron teaches you his approach to directing in 25+ exclusive lessons.
Is the class live?
Ron’s class includes pre-recorded video lessons, which can be watched at anytime. There will be opportunities to connect with your classmates in the community, which will happen in real-time. We'll announce any community activities to students in advance as they happen.
Can I download the videos?
No, the videos are not downloadable - but they are available in your account, ready for viewing (and re-watching) at any time.
Will Ron see my work?
We do not guarantee critiques from Ron. Periodically, we may have opportunities for students to submit work to Ron. As those opportunities arise students will be notified and given directions on how to submit their work. MasterClass does not accept unsolicited work.
How do I contact MasterClass?
Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to help.