Best Free Media Courses

Find the best online Free Media Courses for you. The courses are sorted based on popularity and user ratings. We do not allow paid placements in any of our rankings.

Video Production

Video Production - The Basics! Learn Video Production in an hour.

Created by Ryan Stone - Online video producer and marketer

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Students: 38986, Price: Free

  1. Video Increases Understanding Of Your Product Or Service by 74%
  2. YouTube Is The Number Two Search Engine In The World

    3. Every Day 100 Million Internet Users Watch An Online Video

    4. 50% of those are watching business or branded videos

    So, hands up if you want a kickass online video presence, and you want to reap the multitude of benefits that online video provides?

    Well, I can't see your hands but I assume if you're looking at this course then that is exactly what you want.

    The thing is, there is so much terrible content out there, content that reflects badly on the businesses and brands that have made it - and it's exactly this, I want to help you avoid. You don't have to make perfect videos straight-away - I didn't. But I want to make sure that the video you do produce is better than 90% of the video content being created by small businesses.

    This course is free, and will teach you the basics of producing professional video yourself, even if you've never picked up a camera before.

    I will teach you how to produce online video content whether you have a video camera or not. You will be taught how to write an engaging and persuasive script. You will learn to light your scene properly, or use natural light to the best effect. I will reveal how to capture crisp and clean audio and the equipment that will help you.

    With an effective script, clear subjects, professional framing and audible dialogue you video will already stand head and shoulders above the competition.

    So, what are you waiting for? Enrol now, and let's make some great video.

Cinematic VR Crash Course – Produce Virtual Reality Films

Learn How to Produce 360° (3D) Video Content Like the Pros and Become a Virtual Reality Expert

Created by Nick Kraakman - Co-Founder of Purple Pill VR

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Students: 33157, Price: Free

“[VR is] the next major computing platform that will come after mobile." -- Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

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Are you a filmmaker who wants to learn the secrets of producing immersive video content for virtual reality headsets? Then read on..

People interested in cinematic VR drown in the waterfall of tech news, become demotivated by the utter lack of clear information, and get lost in the jungle of obscure internet fora in search of much needed tips and tricks. This is why many simply give up..

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the amount of problems you need to solve before you can finally start shooting some content? Do you ever feel lost in the technological jargon? Then this course is for you!

The Cinematic VR Crash Course teaches you everything you need to know to start shooting your own mind-bending cinematic VR experiences. From selecting a 360° camera rig and scripting, to the actual shoot and distribution of your content, this course covers it all in 10 high-quality, to-the-point video lectures.

Besides video lectures, this course includes example footage to get a feel for the material, a glossary to explain key terminology, and a list of resources to help you acquire all the gear you need to get started.

Concepts are introduced gradually, so that even a beginner will be able to follow along and become a virtual reality expert in no-time!

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

✔ Understand all aspects of cinematic VR

✔ Film and produce your own cinematic VR experiences

✔ Take on paid assignments with confidence, because you'll know how to deliver

✔ Record and mix ambisonic audio

✔ Select the 360° camera rig that fits you best

✔ Discover the limitations and possibilities of this exciting new medium

✔ Get our 360 file management software for free

✔ Gain knowledge that few possess

✔ Become one of the Virtual Reality pioneers

✔ Plus much more!

So do you want to discover how to produce VR video content like the pros? Then click "Take This Course" to start your Virtual Reality journey today!

Audacity Professional Vocals for Courses Video & More Part 1

Use Audacity FREE audio software to record & edit vocals: Install, Overview, Record & Edit for video and audio projects

Created by Eric Larson - Instructor

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Students: 20206, Price: Free

Do you want to improve the overall quality of your vocal recordings for online courses, YouTube videos, voiceovers, narration, or other projects? Audacity FREE audio software and the techniques taught in this course and our other course “Audacity Professional Vocals for Courses Video & More Part 2” will get you the professional results you’ve been looking for.

Hi my name is Eric. I am a course creator and have learned many lessons throughout my recording experiences.  I created this course for anyone who wants to improve the quality of their audio vocal recordings for video or audio projects by learning the basics of audio recording and the Audacity audio recording and editing software.

In this course, “Part 1”, we will review and install Audacity FREE audio recording and editing software, to give you a thorough overview and to prepare you for “Part 2” where we use the software to clean up noise, mistakes, problems, and fix level issues and overall volume and clarity for a professional result…

We will cover:

·      An Audio Recording and Editing Overview

·      Introduction to Audacity

·      Audacity website and robust documentation and support sites

·      Installation instructions and demonstration for Audacity

·      Installation of third-party plug-ins

·      A detailed review of Audacity functions and tools

·      Recording audio with Audacity

·      A recording overview using screencast software

·      Initial audio editing outside of Audacity for preparation (applying to screencast or video software)

·      Exporting a udio from other projects for use in Audacity

·      Importing audio in to Audacity

·      Initial audio analysis and editing with Audacity

·      Practice challenges/homework assignments to give you hands-on experience

Take our course “Part 2” to learn more, using real life audio examples to meticulously clean up noise, mistakes, problems, and fix level issues and overall volume, clarity, and quality for a professional result, followed by exporting the final audio and importing into our screencast or video projects, and lastly a quick review of multi-track audio recording and mixing to take your audio to the next level. Part 2 also includes downloadable Audacity projects and audio files so you can follow along and practice with the actual projects used in the course.

Enroll in this course today to get started using Audacity audio software to get professional audio results for all of your audio and video projects.

Create Stunning Promo Videos in 30 Minutes or Less

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Created by Stone River eLearning - 500,000+ Happy Udemy Students

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Students: 18307, Price: Free

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Boost your sales by 75% or more by creating a promotional video that impresses and connects with your customers.

Have you ever watched a promotional video and said: Wow! I wonder how much they paid to have that made? Have you ever decided to buy something after watching a video? Now you can create your own stunning promotional videos, and you can do it in 30 minutes or less, guaranteed!

How Does It Work?

The video creation process you will learn in this “Create a Promo Video in 30 Minutes” course is so simple it's almost ridiculous. You will be learning how to use pre-designed templates to create unbelievable videos that anyone can create using Adobe After Effects.

When you use templates, the hard work has been done for you by the developer. All you need to do is replace the text and add any images or videos that help you tell the story of your product. If the process sounds simple, that's because it really is.

Why Is This “Create a Promo Video in 30 Minutes” Course So Short?

This “create a promo video” course may just be the shortest comprehensive course on Udemy, and it will probably be the only course you actually finish to the end. Why would you want to sit through 7 hours of lectures when you can learn such a valuable skill in less than 30 minutes?

What Kinds of Videos Can I Make?

Take a look at the videos we have displayed in "Section 2: More Video Styles You Can Make After Taking This Course". By the end of this course you will be able to make every one of the videos you see there, plus hundreds more just like them.

Every one of the videos in Section 2 were created in 30 minutes or less, and were created by an After Effects novice. That's the power of using After Effects templates. Turn that power into money for your business.

What are you waiting for? Get this “Create a Promo Video in 30 Minutes “course and make more money today!

Get that article published

Build your professional profile through publications read by the people you need to reach.

Created by Carl Friesen - Helping business professionals publish their ideas

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Students: 17220, Price: Free

This course is for business professionals -- engineers, consultants, lawyers, architects and others -- who want to build their profile as experts or thought-leaders. Informative articles published in online and print publications read by potential clients are a credible and effective way to build awareness and credibility in current and future clients. Articles are the foundation of a thought-leadership program that can lead to speaking engagements, e-books, white papers and published books. The course discusses the role publishing articles in print and online publications read by prospective clients; how to find effective publications; how to present the article concept to the editor and gain her/his buy-in to the idea; how to motivate the reader to take action based on the article; the various themes for articles to accomplish this; and ways to get social media leverage for published articles. The ten lectures total about an a hour and a quarter; reviewing the attached Action Plan and doing the homework for each lecture takes about anther two hours. With this course, you will have the start of a thought-leadership program and have a clear idea of how you can use articles to build your professional profile.

Digital Publishing – Create Newsstand App Magazine

Learn How To Create Newsstand App Magazine Without Any Technical Skills

Created by Maksym V - 100,000 Customers Can't Be Wrong!

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Students: 17088, Price: Free

So Simple You will Kick Yourself...

Learn How To Make Newsstand Magazine Apps For Ipad, Iphone, Android, Kindle Devices!

No Technical Skills Required
No Mac Computer or iPad needed
No Software to buy
No Marketing Needed

Hi,
We are going to give it to you straight, right here, right now. Do you want to start a real recurring business online:

Without a list . . .
Without a product . . .
Without JVs . . .
Without writing copy . . .
Without pumping out videos . . .
without PPC
without SEO

EVEN WITHOUT WEBSITE!!!

What we have for you is going to blow your mind away... Because we are going to show you how you can…

Monetize 170 million iPad devices for your starting your business!
Get Recurring Income from all around the world!
No need of marketing or support system!
Immediate results - you are getting sales from the first day!

If you are anything like us - you are going to kick yourself that you never
thought of doing this before.
Start Using 170 Mill iPad Users Right Now.

Why Magazine Newsstand Apps?
1. Huge Market - Over 170 Mill iPad devices on the Market!
2. Super Low Competition - Only 5,000 magazine apps in iStore!
3. Recurring Income - Readers are Paying You Monthly!
4. No Need For Marketing or Support System!
5. Super Low Chargeback!
6. Instant Results!

I look forward to seeing you inside the course. Get Started Today!

Kindle Book Promotion: Tips To Promote Your Book Right Now

Discover little known tips and learn how to promote a book.

Created by Amy Harrop - Author, Publisher and Content Creator

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Students: 17003, Price: Free

You've published your Kindle book, now what?

Discover how to easily, cheaply and effectively promote your Kindle book.

This Five-part course uncovers a variety of promotional techniques (mostly free and a few paid options) you can apply right now to increase your book exposure and sales.

Take this Ultimate Book Promotion course now and learn how to promote a book.

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Publish your children’s book in print: A Crash Course

Everything you need to know to create, proof, publish and list your children's book in print on Amazon for free.

Created by Tim Johnson - Gym Owner, Children's Author, Entrepreneur

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Students: 16175, Price: Free

In the next 60 minutes learn how to create, proof, publish and list your children's picture book and sell paperback copies of your book on Amazon. Order your first book proof this afternoon!

This course assumes that you are at the stage where you have a children's book written or are in the process of writing and illustrating one and an unsure of what to do when you finish it. How do you get it in print? How do you sell it?

This is a quick crash course on how to use a "Print-on-demand" service called Createspace which is completely free and is affiliated with Amazon.com. Print on demand (or "POD") book publishing means that when someone purchases your book on Amazon, one book is printed and shipped out. The printing company makes their money every time a book is sold which means there is no upfront cost to you to print 100 or 1000 books.

POD is a no-risk way to self publish your books. I am not personally affiliated with Createspace whatsoever, but have been using the service for years and would not choose anything else. I enjoy self-publishing and being in control of my books and would recommend it for any author who is starting out and trying to avoid risks or being taken advantage of by a publisher.

In order to get started, you should first create a free user account at www.Createspace.com and set up your royalty pay-out information. IE, link your account to your Paypal account or bank account so that you can get paid. You will need to set up this information prior to creating your book listing.

YouTube Growth Tips [Start to Scale]

How to Jumpstart Your YouTube Channel Growth [Beginner to Advanced & Beyond]

Created by Invert Media - We Help People Start Home Businesses

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Students: 15259, Price: Free

YouTube is the second biggest search engine in the world & now the second biggest website in the world, behind only Google. No matter your goals (personal or professional), if you're not leveraging the power of that to your advantage, you're leaving A LOT on the table.

How can you start a YouTube Channel & grow it quickly...even if you have no experience with YouTube or creating content?

Simple, you just need to understand the ins & outs of the YouTube Algorithm. You need to understand how to properly rank videos on the platform so the time you put into your videos isn't wasted.

You can use YouTube to build a Business & funnel traffic & customers to it...or simply use it to grow your personal brand & promote topics that are important to you.

You can turn YouTube into a full time income...or you can use it to make some extra side money every month to help pay your bills. The opportunities are endless...

By enrolling in this Course you'll learn different tactics & strategies the top YouTubers use to rank videos on the platform & grow their brand.

More importantly, you'll learn what not to do. Yes, avoiding what not to do is even more important!

This Course will walk you through how to grow your Channel from it's infancy all the way to a full time business (if that's what you want).

So, if you're ready to learn the YouTube growth tips that will actually make a difference for you, enroll today.

7 Day Start YouTube Channel Crash Course

Start a YouTube Channel with NO EXPERIENCE!

Created by Jack Pitman - YouTube Personality

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Students: 13660, Price: Free

In this mini Crash course, I invite you to try a 7 day challenge - you'll upload one video every single day for a week to YouTube!

The goal of this course is to get you started. Most people I meet who want to start a YouTube channel get lost in their heads - all that matters is that you create content!

How To Build A Church Website For Free Updated 2020 Edition

Build a 6 Page Website For Your Live Webcast Page, Blog Page, Contact Us, Podcast Page, Home Page, and Small Groups Page

Created by Pastor Dre - Love Encouraging People To Develop Their Gifts And Talents

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Students: 8467, Price: Free

In This Class You Will Learn -How To Build A Church Website For FREE

[ Updated 2020 Edition ]

I want not only to give you great content, but I want to help you with questions you may have and that is why I also want to encourage to join our FREE online community.

With more people being online than ever before, now is the perfect time for your church to establish a strong online presence.

In this class I will walk you through step-by-step on how you can build a 6 page WordPress Website Absolutely FREE.

You will build a website that has:

  • Home Page

  • Live Webcast Page

  • Blog Page

  • Small Groups Page

  • Podcast Page

  • Contact Us Page

Even if you have no experience in building a website, I will take you by the hand and help you create a nice website for your church.

*** I have over 20 years of experience working with websites. ***

If you are in charge of your churches media department or you are trying to launch a live webcast but you do not understand where to get started, then this class is for you.

You have tried searching online on how to build a website, but the classes cost a fortune. You have looked into paying someone to design a website, but that is even more expensive than taking a class.

You are wondering how can your church reach more people, being that there are more people online than ever before, but you just don't know where to start.

You can come to the right course. I know what it feels like not to have any knowledge about designing a website, but let me put it to you like this. If you can set up an email or a Facebook page, then you can design a website.

Let me prove it to you.

Enroll in my course today and I know you will have a website for your church faster than you think.

The course is Free so you have nothing to lose.

Also, if you ever have questions just send me a message and I would love to assist you where I can.

Enroll Today and lets take the online presence of your church to another level.

God Bless You
Pastor Dre

Scrivener | Back up to Dropbox and Jazz up Your Interface

How to Back up, Manage and Retrieve Your Work Using Dropbox and Customize Your Scrivener User Interface

Created by Karen Prince - Author, Writing Software Teacher and Book Cover Designer.

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Students: 7093, Price: Free

PLEASE NOTE That this is an excerpt from Scrivener | Everything You Need to Know from Idea to Launch. If you are enrolled in that course you have no need for this one.

Never lose your hard earned work again. Dropbox is a cloud storage system that allows you to access data over the internet instead of using your computer's hard drive. This means that you can back up your Scrivener projects inside your Dropbox account and access them from any of your other devices that have Scrivener installed even if your computer is lost or crashes.

In just 15 minutes I'm going to show you how to open a Dropbox account and get your Scrivener software to redirect your backup folders to it. Then I'm going to show you how to store your actual Scrivener projects on Dropbox so that you can switch between any of your computers that have scrivener installed whenever you want to work on your projects.

Then I am going to show you some of the useful ways you can adjust the colors of the Scrivener user interface for optimum readability as well as how to assign different label colors to your documents and have them show up in your binder, on your index cards and in your rows when you are in the list style outliner view

Podcasting For Anyone – Quick and Easy

Have a Fully Functional Podcast Up And Running In 24 Hours. Get submitted to iTunes and Stitcher.

Created by Steve Cherubino - Multimedia/Podcast Training Instructor

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Students: 6886, Price: Free

Want to become a podcast star? It's time for you to get a professional sounding, fully functional, podcast online and fast. I am going to get you over the technological hurdles so you can record your shows with perfect audio quality every time and get it posted quickly. I will then get you submitted to iTunes, Stitcher and other directories so you can be found by the masses. Get ready to finally get that podcast off the ground!

Get your own podcast up and running now!

  • Learn from longtime podcaster and podcasting guru Steve Cherubino. Steve is the real deal and has been podcasting since 2008 with over 1000 shows under his belt.
  • Overcome that technical hurdle people seem to run into regarding recording their shows and posting them, that stops them in their tracks
  • Get submitted to iTunes and Stitcher which will gain you access to almost every podcast directory around
  • Learn the pro podcasting tricks that will make your show much more compelling than the next guy's.

It doesn't matter if you are on Mac or PC, all the tools we cover work on both platforms.

Get your podcast online now and I'll see you on the course!

Learn how to Podcast in 2019

get the podcasting pointers you need without the fluff

Created by Philip Campbell - open broadcaster (obs) addict, screenflow ninja and vlogger

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Students: 4799, Price: Free

do you want to get a podcast on the web quickly?

don't want to spend time focusing on hardware, software and tools but just want to get pointers and an overview of what to use because you can work out the other details? AWESOME.

this course can be completed in less than an hour.

i made it for the entreprenuers, the do-ers, those who are on a time crunch or constantly on the move, the digital nomads and the van dwellers that understand technology but just need a refresher or discover new tools that have already been battle tested.

that's where i come in.

my GET PODCASTING course is fast, cheap but FULL of content about getting started.

  • i'll give you an overview quickly of what we will look at

  • recommend some hardware choices depending on budgets

  • talk about doing remote interviews in the cloud

  • give you an overview of my favorite mac recording software audio hijack

  • talk about hosting for free on anchor

  • give you the heads up about decentralized hosting on dsound.audio

  • show you a way to get your audio on social media quickly

  • walk you through embedding your latest audio on your website or blog

i mean, it's everything you need without the fluff. . .

.. . best thing is i'm here for any help you need after, happy to do 1-2-1 video chat for thirty minutes with any questions you might have about scheduling, production, hardware, uploading, editing etc.

i mean, it's a no-brainer!

LETS GET PODCASTING!

PTZOptics Camera Line Training

Complete guide to live streaming and broadcast settings for PTZOptics cameras

Created by Paul Richards - Chief Streaming Officer

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Students: 4549, Price: Free

This course is a complete guide to PTZOptics cameras. If you are a PTZOptics camera owner, customer or partner we hope this free course will be valuable to you. This course includes feature overviews, tutorials and best practices for getting the most of your camera. Video tutorials are made and updated by Paul Richards (Chief Streaming Officer), Matthew Davis (Lead Engineer) and Andrew Chatfield (Lead Support Technician). 

About PTZOptics: 

TZOptics provides high quality video conferencing and broadcast cameras with HDMI, HD-SDI, USB 3.0 and IP Streaming. Our approach to video camera manufacturing focuses on value. We strive to provide best in class features at affordable prices while we extend our reach with open source camera controls, free Crestron/Extron programming modules and amazing technical support.

Grow your youtube audience with seo

Youtube search engine optimization for beginners, Intermediate and Advanced

Created by Donald Smith - Digital strategist

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Students: 1317, Price: Free

In this training program, you will learn how to take your YouTube Channel to brand new heights. Ranking on YouTube isn’t as easy as it was back in 2005, or even 2010 and this has become a problem with most creators today.

Plus, on top of that, there are tons and tons of different channels online. Many of these work and many of them have faded away.

So, understanding what Youtube wants and giving both the algorithm and your audience what they want is the key strategy here.

How to Record, Edit and Mix Audiobooks Easily.

Beginner's Guide to Producing Audiobooks using Reaper Free Software

Created by Gabriel Felix - Musician

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Students: 630, Price: Free

My name is Gabriel Felix. I have a degree in music from the California College of Music since 2013, and I have been working with audio, podcasts and audiobooks professionally for over 7 years. Today I will explain how my brand new course works.

Currently, I have more than 2.5 million views on YouTube; more than 40 thousand students in different online platforms using my classes; and more than 276 on-site students learning with my classes in courses in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil.

In this course i will teach you how to record, edit and mix AUDIOBOOKS. All the step by step!!

You will find lessons about:

*Pre production

*Equipments for narrating audiobooks

*Best Audiobooks Hosting Websites You Can Upload Today

*How to edit Audiobooks With Reaper Free software

*How to cut, glue and change audio tracks

*How to Treat Your Room

*Effects such as EQ, compressor and gate

and several other lessons.

About Softwares:

You can download for free. Just look for ''Reaper DAW'' on google.

It doesn't matter what operating system you have. Whether you're using a MAC, Linux or Windows, I have made sure to provide you with the information you need.

This is an easy set of tutorials. Save yourself the time and effort to learn all the step by step!

Feel free to send me any questions you might have on this course. I want to make your learning experience the best that it can be.