Industry Professionals Who Endorse the Film Connection

The Film Connection film school is endorsed by famous filmmakers who are making the movies you love.

Why do these pros endorse us? Simple: they understand the inner workings of the film industry. They understand the importance of gaining experience and making connections when trying to break into a film career. The Film Connection has structured its entire program around this truth. That’s why they recommend our program, and why many of them even teach for us.


David Lynch and RRF have developed a writing a tutoring program for underprivileged kids in LA.

Film Score Composer

From his early days in pop music, Hans has written original scores for such films as Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), Gladiator (2000), The Da Vinci Code (2005) Sherlock Holmes (2009) and over 100 others.


Oliver Stone, world-renowned film director, producer and writer, endorses the Film Connection’s mentor-apprentice (extern) approach!


Joel Schumacher and RRF have donated to The Endometriosis Foundation of America. This group aims to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research.

TV & Radio Host

The Film Connection was recently invited onto the Larry King program to talk about how our apprenticeship (externship) program is making a difference by connecting our students and getting them hired.

Television Doctor

Dr. Drew and RRF have helped Tracey Wilson, a former gang member, get into film school, and are now helping him make his first documentary about getting your GED and going to college.


Sundance Award-winning Producer of the Academy Award-winning film, The Sessions.

Television Judge

Judge Mathis and RRF are helping inner city youth get educated through the RRF program.

Producer / Director

Producer of Argo and The American, writer of Ides of March and Good Night, and Good Luck, and director of The Men Who Stare at Goats.


Credits: Being John Malkovich, Saved! and Velvet Goldmine.

Producer / Director

Henry Bromell produced, created, directed the series Homeland, and has written and produced the television dramas Northern Exposure, I’ll Fly Away, Homicide: Life on the Street, Chicago Hope, Carnivale, Brotherhood, Rubicon, and Homeland.

Hip Hop Mogul

Russell Simmons and RRF have donated to the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Art For Life.

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