- Connect with award-winning industry professionals.
- Learn by doing! Make, create and collaborate on projects in realtime.
- Gain access to the heart of Hollywood from anywhere in the world.
- Master exactly what you need to know to make your films today.
- And on top of it all, you can get college credits from the prestigious top-ten University of California, Irvine without leaving your home.
Become a Member of Our
Exclusive MediaU Community
- Learn from free monthly classes by working industry experts on topics like raising money, filming your project, distribution and more.
- Save you time and money with insider tips and tricks for filmmakers.
- Dive into discussion topics about what’s happening in the industry today.
- Join monthly classes live at the MediaU loft.
- Network with with other filmmakers and industry pros.
- Problem solve your projects with live Q&A sessions.
- Learn about film-related events happening in your neighborhood.
- Join a community of diverse filmmakers who just might be your next collaborators.
Get College Credits from University of California, Irvine
Build your body of work and your best resume with credits from UC Irvine. For each original MediaU class taken through the University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education, you’ll receive college credits that can be used towards earning a certificate in a specialized field.
Our partnership with UCI, an accredited Top 10 Public University in the United States, assures the quality and academic excellence of your MediaU education. And your MediaU education assures you’ll fast-track your career by targeting only the courses you need.
Screen Your Work with Slamdance
Get connected to Slamdance, the most important festival for indie filmmakers in the world. As a MediaU student, you’ll have insider access to the community, the audiences, the collaborators and some of the seriously successful filmmakers, who return year after year to support the festival where it all started. Increase your visibility and your reach with special screenings of selected top-tier MediaU work at Slamdance Selects Film festivals.
Empower Yourself to Change Your World
At a time when diversity, visibility and personal expression are critical to affect positive change, we’re committed to giving as many people as possible, from every corner of every city and the globe, the resources and access to tell their unique, authentic stories to the world.
MediaU CEO Adam Leipzig leads a panel of top-tier indie distributors at Slamdance 2019.
Welcome to Next Wave Distribution
Learn how to get your film seen with MediaU Founder, Adam Leipzig whose films have been nominated or won 10 Academy Awards and more.