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Werner Herzog

Teaches Filmmaking

Capture the spectacular

When the legendary director Werner Herzog was 19, he stole a camera and made his first movie. 70 films and 50 awards later, Werner is teaching documentary and feature filmmaking. You’ll learn storytelling, cinematography, locations, self-financing, documentary interview techniques, and how to bring your ideas to life. By the end, you’ll make uncompromising films.


Watch, listen, and learn as Werner covers every aspect of filmmaking, from pre-production to distribution.


A downloadable workbook accompanies the class with lesson recaps and supplemental materials.


Upload videos to get feedback from the class. Werner will also critique select student work.

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Herzog is a hero of independence. I loved his personal anecdotes, humor, and how he related those anecdotes and observations to his film and those of Buñuel, etc.

Tim Bennett-HuxtableScreenwriter, filmmaker & actor

I loved that I got to see Werner speak since he is a very notable, innovative director. His commentary was thorough & definitely gave me ideas on how to shoot films.

Monica CastroFilm student at SFSU

Awesome personal insight from one of my favorite filmmakers. Nice small tips. Great speaker. He is fantastic and so giving.

Nathan SobaskiVideo editor & content coordinator

Absolutely hypnotic. The way he analyses influences behind the making of a filmmaker and the layers of knowledge piling up gradually...its incredible

Atanu GhoshStory teller by heart from India

A fascinating introduction to the art of film making from a true free spirit. A man with a gentle voice delivers powerful ideas.

Clive RoseDirector in the UK



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Teaches Filmmaking

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