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The Hartford, Connecticut Film Connection Film School

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Your Hartford Film School Alternative

Did you know there’s a tremendous film school right here in Hartford? We’re the Hartford Film Connection and we’ve partnered with local filmmakers to give you a taste of what it’s really like to work in film. Our 6-month behind-the-scenes track links you up with working professionals in your area who will mentor you in their studios or production houses. At the completion of the program, you will not only have the experience that most film school grads lack, but your own industry contacts for future projects. Track two is our comprehensive 8-month director track where you’ll collaborate with several mentors. At the conclusion of the program, you will be flown out to L.A. to pitch your idea before an industry executive. No other program in the world offers this level of industry exposure!

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Hartford, Connecticut is the state capital of Connecticut, with over 1 million people in its greater metro area. Entertainers and actors hailing from Hartford include Katherine Hepburn, Linda Evans, Tony Todd and TV mogul Norman Lear; famous personalities Bill O'Reilly and Howard Stern both worked in local media here. Hartford benefits from a state film office that facilitates area filmmaking, is home to several film and television production companies, and is a short distance from New York City, the nation's second-largest filmmaking hub behind Los Angeles. If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, attending film school in Hartford can be a surprising alternative to relocating somewhere else.   

Hartford and the surrounding areas have seen the production of quite a few well-known movies and television shows. Some of the well-known movies that have been filmed in Hartford include War of the Worlds, The Stepford Wives, The Family Stone, Malcolm X, Bonfire of the Vanities, Amistad and Mystic Pizza, just to name a few. Many well-known TV shows have filmed episodes in the area as well, including Wife Swap, House Hunters and Trading Spaces.

FILM CONNECTION offers an inexpensive six-month program in which we pair you with a working film or television professional who will serve as your personal instructor. You will gain hands-on experience on real film or video shoots, and along the way, you will be introduced to professionals in the film and video business, the very people who do the hiring. Upon graduation, you will have the experience and the connections to get a job in film or video. In fact, over 70% of FILM CONNECTION graduates get hired before or shortly after graduation. You owe it to yourself to find out what our Hartford FILM CONNECTION film school can do for you.

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