Greensboro / Winston Salem, North Carolina
The Greensboro / Winston Salem, North Carolina Film Connection Film School

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Don’t be satisfied with just learning how to make films. Get a filmmaking professional as your first industry contact with the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem Film Connection. Whether you’re involved with our 6-month behind the scenes program or the 8-month directors program, you’ll be calling the shots under the tutelage of real people working in the industry, not lame academics who theorize about movies. Our directors program even ends with a voyage to Los Angeles to pitch your project in an industry executive’s office. Your L.A. mentor will help you hone that pitch and knock it out of the park!

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The North Carolina cities of Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem together make up the "Piedmont Triad", a collective metropolitan area in the north-central part of the state that is home to over 1.6 million people combined. This area also comprises the 45th largest DMA in the nation, with numerous radio and television stations servicing the region. The Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem area is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, providing plenty of gorgeous natural backdrops for location filming. Additionally, numerous movies, television shows, documentaries and commercials are shot in this area on a regular basis, providing plenty of opportunities for aspiring film producers, film editors, film directors, grips, gaffers, production managers an camera operators.  If you're looking for a career in any of these areas, you'll find the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem to be an excellent alternative to relocating to the craziness of New York or Los Angeles. 

Some of the films that have been shot in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem area include: Bull Durham, House of Cards, Leatherheads, Above Suspicion, Thank You for Smoking, Sisters, Cabin Fever and George Washington, to name a few. 

With the frequent filmmaking activity, abundance of great locations, and additional tax incentives offered by the state of North Carolina, the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem area provides a great connection point for filmmaking professionals and film students.  This is part of the heart of the FILM CONNECTION approach. We pair you with a working professional in the area, who mentors you and gives you valuable hands-on experience as well as solid industry connections that lead to future work. Come find out why over 70 percent of our graduates get hired! Check out Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem FILM CONNECTION today–you'll be glad you did. 

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