Your Online Film School, Where You Work On Professional Sets.

Join my new free Career on FIRE workshop, get ready for a huge boom in film production & finally start a career that fulfills you.


I’m Janet Urban.

Founder of Friends in Film, entrepreneur, writer, and an unwavering optimist dedicated to helping you become the person you most want to be.

I’ve been in the film business for 22 years and traveled the world working in film, but mostly I am grateful to make a living doing something so creative, constantly surrounded by so many inspiring people who use images, music, art, and stories to impact the world.

Join My NEW Free Career on Fire workshop

And learn three simple strategies that you can be doing as an artist RIGHT NOW to hit the ground running when the business starts up! (It’s going to be gangbusters in 1-2 months from now!)

My work is devoted to sharing professional knowledge about the way the film industry work, that will help you create the career of your dreams.

You already have what it takes. You just have to get it going.

Get Inspired with Our How-To Videos

You can use us as an online film school or online acting school. With hundreds of videos, we will motivate you with the know-how, courage and confidence to become known in the professional film world for what you want to do.

Want to see Friends in Film working on the coolest stuff?

We work with directors like Spielberg and Scorcese, on big TV shows like The Blacklist and Portlandia and features films like Jurassic World, Ladybird and Doctor Strange. From principal acting roles, to DP-ing, gaffing, sound, stunts, and effects, see us in action, from Atlanta, Los Angeles, and New York City, London, Sydney, Vancouver and Toronto.