Your Burbank Film Production School

The Burbank Film Connection offers a revolutionary approach to film education by providing hands-on training with a real film production company. Learn the art of filmmaking directly from industry insiders who have already made their mark in the entertainment capital of the world. With Film Connection, you won’t be confined to the four walls of a lecture hall; instead, you’ll be immersed in the heart of the action, gaining practical experience, building industry connections, and honing your skills in a real-world setting.

By choosing Film Connection in Burbank, you’re opting for a superior learning experience that goes beyond textbooks and theory. Our unique program offers unparalleled access to the vibrant film industry in this bustling city. You’ll have the chance to collaborate with professionals, work on actual film projects, and receive personalized mentorship from industry veterans who know what it takes to succeed.

Whether you dream of directing, producing, editing, or any other aspect of filmmaking, Film Connection is your gateway to a fulfilling career in the film industry. Don’t settle for a traditional classroom; join us in Burbank and embark on an unforgettable journey towards your filmmaking aspirations with Film Connection.

Avoid Massive Student Loan Debt

There is a financial burden that traditional film schools can place on aspiring filmmakers, which is why we offer a better solution that can save you as much as $100,000 on tuition costs. Our innovative approach allows you to learn the art of filmmaking alongside industry insiders, providing you with invaluable hands-on experience and industry connections.

By keeping our costs low, we help you avoid unbearable student loan debt that can take decades to pay off, ensuring that you can focus on your craft and launching your career in the film industry. Choose Film Connection and unlock your potential without breaking the bank. 

Meet Our Mentors

Adam Weber

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Daniel Lir

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

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Alejandra Huerta

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Daniela Larsen

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Learn By Doing: The Film Connection Way

Unlike traditional film schools, we offer a better solution that goes beyond theory and textbooks. With Film Connection, you have the unique opportunity to gain real-world experience and knowledge by learning alongside industry insiders. You’ll be mentored by a seasoned filmmaker, working on actual film sets, and building professional connections right from the start.

In just 6-9 months, our program empowers you to develop your screenwriting skills and kickstart your career in the heart of the entertainment industry. When it comes to screenwriting, there’s no better place to be than Burbank, and there’s no better way to learn than through Film Connection. As a student here, you’ll have the advantage of being immersed in the vibrant film community of Burbank, known as the Media Capital of the World.

Our program is specifically designed to optimize your learning experience in this industry hub, offering you unparalleled access to professionals and resources. You’ll receive the practical training needed to become a successful screenwriter in a condensed time frame. Take advantage of our connections and expert guidance to hone your skills, build an impressive portfolio, and pave your way to a rewarding career in the film industry.

Our Mentors Give You Real-World Experience

The best way to learn is by working directly alongside industry insiders and mentors who have real-world experience. In the heart of the entertainment capital, Burbank provides the perfect backdrop for your film education, with its rich history and thriving film community. Here at Film Connection, we prioritize hands-on training, industry connections, and job assistance to ensure that our students are fully equipped to succeed in the competitive film industry.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn from professionals who know the ins and outs of the industry, giving you a distinct advantage over your peers. Don’t just study filmmaking – live it, breathe it, and make meaningful connections that will propel your career forward with Film Connection in Burbank. Choose Film Connection in Burbank, and gain access to a unique learning environment that sets us apart from the rest.

Our approach allows you to learn in the heart of the action, surrounded by film industry professionals who are eager to share their knowledge and expertise. You have the incredible opportunity to build industry connections, receive professional training, and benefit from job assistance that only a film-centric city like this can offer. Whether you dream of becoming a director, cinematographer, editor, or screenwriter, our mentors will guide you every step of the way.

Nearby locations

Hours: M-F 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Film Connection

503 S Flower Street
Burbank, CA 91502

(747) 200-1160 GET STARTED

Learn the skills you need to take your idea from paper to the big screen.

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