MasterClass | The Epitome of Learning
Transforming the way we learn through offering a highly refined, immersive online experience, MasterClass offers exclusive access to the most respected industry leaders, allowing anyone to pursue their passion with classes taught by award-winning chefs, writers and photographers. From Anna Wintour to Natalie Portman, learn from the best and gain unprecedented access to world class expertise. With over 60 carefully selected and curated professionals, 90+ hours of beautifully produced lessons, the video courses that MasterClass offer are 100% exclusive - produced directly with the instructors to capture exactly what the masters want to teach.
Each class offers a complimentary beautifully designed ‘WorkBook’ that features all the key information from each lesson. They provide additional sources for further reading, stunning visuals and tasks to further master and comprehend each class.Currently, MasterClass offer classes within the areas of: Film & TV, Music & Entertainment, Writing, Culinary Arts, Business, Politics & Society, Design, Photography & Fashion, Sports and Games, and Science & Technology. Their intricately designed website and app offers a captivating and insightful experience that showcases the very best of digital design and ingenuity.
As a member of MasterClass, below I have listed some of my personal favourite classes -
Anna Wintour Teaches Creativity and Leadership.
Explore Anna Wintour’s 12 classes on MasterClass and draw on her 30+ years as editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine, in addition to serving as Artistic Director of Condé Nast since 2013, overseeing 19 brands and magazines, including Vanity Fair, GQ, Glamour and Wired.
Wintour offers her expert opinion on creativity and leadership, covering everything from her management tips to succeeding, as well as offering an exclusive insight into the planning and development of the esteemed event, the Met Gala.
Natalie Portman Teaches Acting.
One of her generation's most versatile performers, Academy Award-winning actor Natalie Portman has been captivating audiences for decades. Since her on-screen debut at age 12, she's worked with some of cinema's most celebrated directors and showcased her skills through unforgettable roles in Black Swan, Jackie, and the Star Wars franchise.
Taking you through the process from getting to know your character to successfully collaborating with a director, Portman’s masterclass is the absolute guide for aspiring and developing actors.
Gordon Ramsey Teaches Cooking.
Develop your culinary technique and discover new recipes from Gordon Ramsay in his most comprehensive cooking class to date. In his two MasterClasses, Gordon invites you into his kitchen for a combined total of 35 exclusive lessons designed to enrich your cooking. Discover Ramseys discerning history in the culinary field and learn how to perfect masterpieces like Szechuan Chicken Breast and Udon Noodles and Raspberry Soufflé.
Hans Zimmer Teaches Film Scoring.
From Interstellar to The Lion King, Hans Zimmer has scored over 150 films. The Oscar winning composer has mastered the creation of character themes and film scores, provoking emotions with his awe-inspiring talent. Hans knows how to collaborate with directors, musicians and editors; developing a tempo to provide rhythm to a film of any genre; and compose the score before even seeing the film. Unearth his techniques and learn how Hans accentuates tension, develops a theme by thinking about the story and character, and discover how Hans approaches the relationship between music and dialogue, and how music can become dialogue too.
Jimmy Chin Teaches Adventure Photography.
In his first-ever online class, acclaimed adventure photographer and professional climber, Jimmy Chin teaches his distinctive techniques and photography skills used to capture the breathtaking images from the harrowing peaks of Tibet to the unforgiving Antarctic tundra.
Learn Jimmy’s philosophy for finding your voice as a photographer, evolving creatively, and learning from failure.