Providence, Rhode Island
The Providence, Rhode Island Film Connection Film School

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Your Providence Film School Alternative

Did you know that there are filmmaking professionals waiting to help get your career off the ground? We’re Providence Film Connection and our programs offer real-world experience and mentorships with working filmmakers. We offer a behind the scenes program for anyone who wants to learn the technical side of filmmaking. Or, if you want to call the shots, our director program takes you through the entire process of your movie, from idea to pitch. You’ll even end up in Los Angeles during the final week of your program in front an industry executive who can give the thumbs up or down on your project.

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Providence is the state capital of Rhode Island, hosting a population of about 170,000 but anchoring a metro area that exceeds 1.6 million, making it the 53rd largest DMA in the nation. Entertainment professionals that have hailed from this area include NBC Today Show anchor Meredith Viera, actors Ava Gaudet and Nelson Eddy, film composer Bill Conti, and producer/director Michael Corrente. Providence is a great central hub for finding diverse film locations, including urban areas, waterfronts and natural scenery, and several production companies make their home here. If you are considering a career as a film director, film producer, film editor, or other film disciplines, Providence offers a surprising amount of opportunity.  

Movies, commercials, TV shows and documentaries are filmed in around Providence on a regular basis, providing plenty of connection opportunities for film students and film professionals. Some of the better-known films that have done location shooting in the area include 27 Dresses, Amistad, There's Something About Mary, and Dumb & Dumber, to name a few. Television production is no stranger to Providence, either; TV series that have done shooting here include Brotherhood, Body of Proof, and of course the TV show Providence. 

With our many professional connections and relationships forged over the years, FILM CONNECTION is uniquely positioned to help launch your film career. The secret of our success is the mentor-apprentice (extern) approach, in which we place you for one-on-one instruction with a working film or TV industry professional.  Enroll in Providence FILM CONNECTION today, and discover why over 70% of our graduates go on to have a career in film or TV. You can be next! 

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