Toledo, Ohio
The Toledo, Ohio Film Connection Film School

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Your Toledo Film School Alternative

It takes years and heartache to get any kind of meeting with filmmaking professionals. You’ll do it in 8 months or less thanks to Toledo Film Connection. We provide industry contacts that mentor you through the various stages of film production. In six months you’ll learn everything behind the scenes, or spend eight months writing, directing, and editing your own project. Both tracks supply a local mentor to steer your progress, but only the directors program provides what no film school can: a pitch meeting during a week-long trip to Los Angeles. Apply today and cut the line of wannabes in Hollywood!

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Toledo, Ohio is located along the northern border of Ohio, on the western side of Lake Erie and just south of Detroit, Michigan. Hosting a population of over 300,000 people, Toledo is primarily an industrial town, mainly known for glass and auto parts production. However, Toledo is also central to plenty of interesting scenery, including industrial and urban locations as well as natural lakeside views, making it a good hub for location filming. Toledo has been home to a number of entertainment professionals, including producer/director John Cromwell, sitcom creator Bonnie Turner, and actors Danny Thomas, Marlo Thomas, Jamie Farr and Katie Holmes. Toledo also benefits from the attractive tax incentives Ohio offers to incoming filmmakers.  If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, Toledo holds plenty of opportunities for you–and FILM CONNECTION can help you maximize those opportunities.

Movies, TV shows, documentaries and specials are regularly shot in Ohio, including Toledo and vicinity. Some examples of movies that have done location shooting in Dayton and surrounding regions include: Separation Anxiety, Freed, Tommy Boy, Tango & Cash, The Shawshank Redemption and Traffic, just to name a few.  

When you enroll in FILM CONNECTION of Toledo, we put our many professional connections to work for you, setting you up with a working film or television professional in a one-on-one apprenticeship (externship). During our inexpensive, 6-month course, you'll get valuable hands-on training and make vital industry connections of your own. Over 70% of our graduates get hired, often even before finishing their FILM CONNECTION course. You owe it to yourself to see what we can do for your career!

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