Charlotte, North Carolina
The Charlotte, North Carolina Film Connection Film School

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Your Charlotte Film School Alternative

Why move away to blow your money on an overpriced film school when you’ve got an amazing film program at the right price in Charlotte Film Connection? We don’t just offer you a film education, we offer industry connections and real-world experience. Take our 6-month course that pairs you up with local filmmaking professionals as your mentors. Or take the plunge with our 8-month directors program that takes your idea from page to screen. Every participant in the director track will be flown out during the last week to L.A. to pitch their project before an industry executive. It’s more than an education, it’s your less expensive ticket to big time!

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CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA is the 26th largest DMA in the U.S. Due in part to its size and in part to its location, Charlotte serves as a media hub and is home to cable TV’s Speed Channel, ESPNU, and the Inspiration Network. Radio proliferates in Charlotte with talk, sports, news, rock, urban, country, religious, Hispanic, Jazz, Top 40, Childrens and Public Radio all thrive. Charlotte is also known as the City of Churches and was the birthplace of Billy Graham. It’s also the central hub of NASCAR.

In the last decade Charlotte has been the setting for several movies including Shallow Hal, Talladega Nights, Days of Thunder, Black Dog and Nell. IMDB credits Charlotte as the location for more than 230 feature films, TV series or specials.

Whether you desire a career in film or television, FILM CONNECTION’s Mentor Apprentice Film School has a program to get you in the door, working on real world jobs in real world stages, studios and sets. You’ll learn your craft under the direct, one-on-one supervision of your mentor, a working professional in the field of your choice. By the time you graduate in six months, you will have dozens of valuable contacts and connections in the film or TV business, and you will have real world job experience. Often the mentor has a job for you immediately upon graduation. So if you want a film school that really works, make sure you choose FILM CONNECTION. You can work around your current job, go at your own schedule without ever leaving Charlotte.

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The Film Connection is where it all starts. We help make your dreams happen.
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