Las Vegas Film School by Film Connection
Your Las Vegas Film School Alternative
There’s a film school right here in Las Vegas…and it rocks! That’s because Las Vegas Film Connection offers industry contacts in addition to a top-shelf film education. Don’t waste your time or money with overpriced overhyped programs that offer nothing but lectures and meaningless relationships with your classmates. This is the only way to connect to local filmmaking professionals who will mentor you in their studios or production houses. Select our exceptional 6-month behind the scenes program or our distinctive 8-month director program. Aspiring directors in this program get to work with local and dream mentors in Los Angeles, and they’ll be flown out to L.A. so they can pitch their project to an industry executive who may even greenlight their idea on the spot!
Nicknamed the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas, Nevada is the largest city in the state, anchoring a metropolitan area of nearly 2 million people. It is most widely known for its gambling and resort area known as "The Strip", one of the most popular tourist areas in the world. The colorful nightlife and activity of this area also create a very popular backdrop for films; IMDB lists over 1800 film and television productions that have been filmed in Las Vegas. If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, Las Vegas makes an excellent alternative to relocationg to Los Angeles or New York.
Just a few of the many films that have done location shooting in Las Vegas include: the Hangover, Into the Wild, Oceans Eleven, Casino, The Godfather, Con Air, Rain Man, Pay It Forward and Leaving Las Vegas–and this list merely scratches the surface.
Las Vegas is no stranger to television production, either. Among the TV series that have done filming here are The Sopranos, Alias, Friends, Entourage, and C.S.I., just to name a few.
The large volume of filming that takes place in Las Vegas makes it an ideal connection point for filmmaking professionals and film students–and connection is at the heart of FILM CONNECTION's strategy. The secret to our success is our revolutionary mentor-apprentice approach, in which we place you with a working film or television professional for one-on-one training. You'll gain valuable hands-on experience, while making vital industry connections that can lead to permanent employment. Over 70 percent of our graduates get hired, often even before they finish our program. You owe it to yourself to find out what Las Vegas FILM CONNECTION can do for your career!