is promising to spill the beans on what goes into making his famous documentary films in his first online course.
Burns, one of America’s best-known and prolific documentary filmmakers, is teaming with online-education startup MasterClass
for the series of lessons, slated to launch this fall. His class is open for pre-registration now, available for $90 at masterclass.com or the MasterClass
iOS apps. MasterClass
also offers a $180 annual subscription, which offers unlimited access to all its courses.
Over more than 40 years, Burns has produced a huge corpus of acclaimed documentaries, including “Brooklyn Bridge
,” “The Civil War
,” “The Statue of Liberty,” “The War
,” “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
,” “Jackie Robinson
” and “Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War.”
His docu-series “The Vietnam War
,” which premiered on PBS
last fall, has been watched by over 39 million people. Burns’ latest film, “The Mayo Clinic: Faith – Hope – Science,