San Antonio Film School by Film Connection
Your San Antonio Film School Alternative
Film Schools are an expensive waste of time and money, right? Right. Well, traditional film schools, that is.
The San Antonio Film Connection Film School is anything but normal. It’s a film school, yes. But it’s more than that. It’s a gateway. The Film Connection pairs you up with mentors who are currently doing exactly what you want to be doing. Do you wanna be a writer/director? Do you wanna be an editor? Or a Producer? Or a camera operator? Well, the Film Connection has all of the connections to make that happen.
You’ll walk away from our program with connections in every area of the industry. You’ll be taken on-location, to assist with shooting, and you’ll bee shooting the ideas that you’ve been thinking about forever.
The Film Connection will pair you with a screenwriter, editor, and two different mentors to help guide you.
By the end of the program you’ll be well on you way to a career in the film industry.
Located in south-central Texas, the city of San Antonio has experienced tremendous growth, increasing in population by around 40 percent over the past two decades, and currently home to nearly 1.4 million people. The city has a large tourism industry, with such attractions as the famed RiverWalk area downtown, as well as historical sites like The Alamo. Listed as the 37th largest DMA in the nation, San Antonio has numerous television stations, radio stations and production companies.
Major movies, TV shows, documentaries and specials are regularly filmed in this area; in fact, IMDB lists over 300 such productions that have done location filming in and around San Antonio. Some of the better-known films that have done shooting here include Miss Congeniality, Syriana, Spy Kids, European Vacation, and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls–just to name a few.
With the abundance of production activity taking place in the area, San Antonio serves as a great connection point for filmmaking professionals and film students. Whether your interest in filmmaking is as a film director, film producer, film editor, lighting technician or special effects master, you'll find plenty of opportunity here–and with the many professional contacts we've forged over the years, FILM CONNECTION of San Antonio can connect you to those opportunities in ways that other film schools can't. Our advantage is our mentor-apprentice approach, in which we pair you with a working film or television professional who personally mentors you as you work on real film and video shoots, making important industry connections along the way. Enroll today, and you could be on the set within the month!