New Orleans, Louisiana
The New Orleans, Louisiana Film Connection Film School

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Your New Orleans Film School Alternative

Thought you had to choose between Mardi Gras and Film School? No way. Film Connection is now available in New Orleans. You’ll start by meeting a real working industry Mentor who will guide you through the curriculum, the how-to of filmmaking. And you’ll also meet other industry pros who can actually get you hired. It’s a new type of film school. The real kind. Film Connection. What film school should be.

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Located near the mouth of the Mississippi River, New Orleans, Louisiana is a city rich in history. Still in the process of restoration after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans metropolitan area currently has a population of about 1.2 million people. With generous tax incentives offered by the state, and a wide variety of interesting scenery, New Orleans is highly popular for location filming. Numerous film and TV production companies also make their home in New Orleans, and major movies, commercials, documentaries and TV shows are filmed in this area regularly. If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, New Orleans can be an excellent place to launch that career.   

IMDB lists over 950 productions that have been filmed in New Orleans. Some of the well-known movies that have done location shooting here include Fantastic Four, Interview with the Vampire, The Expendables, Red, Jonah Hex, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Ray, The Guardian, and classic films Easy Rider and A Streetcar Named Desire, just to name a few. Television production in New Orleans is significant, as well. Not only is New Orleans the 52nd largest DMA in the nation, but episodes of Saturday Night Live, Dawson's Creek, The Girls Next Door and The Amazing Race have been filmed here. 

The amount of film and television activity in this area make New Orleans an ideal connection point for film students and filmmaking pros. FILM CONNECTION of New Orleans helps connect you by hooking you up with a working film or television professional who serves as your instructor-mentor. You'll gain real-life experience on film and video shoots, making vital industry connections along the way. No wonder over 70 percent of our graduates get permanent industry employment. You could be next! Enroll in our film school alternative today.

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