Dustin Hoffman, Serena Williams and James Patterson teach their craft online with the launch of the new MasterClass business
“We are students. The first year. The first five years, the first 10 years. We are students after 50 years. I never like to give advice, but I wanted to teach what I would have liked someone to teach me. ‘learn,’ said Dustin Hoffman.
“I wanted my class to feel like you’re there on the field with me. It’s like having a private lesson,” said Serena williams.
Online learning is a 107 billion dollars double-digit growth global industry. Building on this rapidly growing market, MasterClass takes a unique approach to online learning by being the first to work with world-renowned instructors and Emmy and Oscar-winning directors to create a new kind of course. . The first series of courses were led by jay roach (“Austin Powers“and” Meet the parents “) and Bill guttentag (twice Oscar-winning documentary) and filmed so that the student feels in the foreground with the instructor.
“We pair world-class instructors with Hollywood Silicon Valley filmmakers and engineers to create a whole new online learning experience. This experience is MasterClass, ”said David Rogier, co-founder and CEO of MasterClass.
The programs are individually developed by each instructor to reflect their own unique approach to their craft. MasterClass also works with education experts to help instructors develop the best methods for teaching their unique mastery.
“In my MasterClass, I try to find everything I would have found useful when I started. I have a bank of tips and tricks throughout my career, and now a perfect forum to share them with others “, said James patterson.
“We have created the kind of online course that we would love to take, with people we would love to learn from,” said Aaron Rasmussen, co-founder of MasterClass, creative director and CTO.
Each MasterClass is priced at $ 90 and includes:
- 10-25 video lessons from the instructor (approx. 2-5 hours of video)
- Interactive exercises: for example, in that of Dustin Hoffman MasterClass students can be paired with other students to practice classroom scenes, then upload videos to get feedback from other students (and sometimes even Dustin himself!)
- Learning materials: workbooks and classroom materials such as excerpts from that of James Patterson first drafts
- Lifetime access, with courses that never expire
- Learning materials and workbooks
- Accessible from any device (access Serena’s course on your smartphone directly in the field).
Courses available now on www.masterclass.com.
To view the trailers for each MasterClass, please visit:
MasterClass – Official Trailer – https://youtu.be/263TaKp0iok
Serena Williams MasterClass – Official Trailer – https://youtu.be/MzOMkRTBBf8
Dustin Hoffman MasterClass – Official Trailer – https://youtu.be/qRKLjGurI8E
James Patterson MasterClass – Official Trailer – https://youtu.be/6H7tKmbmTWM
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ABOUT THE MASTERCLASS
San Francisco-based MasterClass was founded by David Rogier and Aaron Rasmussen on the idea that everyone should have access to genius. MasterClass empowers anyone with an Internet connection to learn from the best through immersive online courses from the world’s most esteemed authors, actors, performers, athletes, and more. MasterClass pairs world-class instructors with Hollywood directors and engineers from Silicon Valley to create a whole new kind of learning experience. For more information, please visit www.masterclass.com