This isn’t a boring Casper film school classroom. This isn’t an overcrowded college laboratory. This is life. Real Life. YOUR LIFE.

A film school in the Casper-Riverton area of Wyoming? Certainly! We’re FILM CONNECTION, the only Casper-Riverton Film School that gets you working inside an actual Casper-Riverton film production company, where you will learn directing, producing, editing, camera, screenwriting or general production. There’s no better way in the Casper-Riverton area to launch a film career than to extern inside a film production company in Casper or Riverton–and FILM CONNECTION is the film school that makes that happen.

You could pay upwards of 50 thousand dollars (plus relocation) to go away to film school at a film trade school, or you could go to film school in a real production company in the Casper-Riverton area for far less. The choice is clear! Learn directly from the pros, making vital industry contacts as you learn. Our film school alternative is the smartest, most cost-efficient way to get a quality film school education.

Our Casper Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

Casper, Wyoming is the state’s second-largest city, located in the east-central part of the state and hosting a population of roughly 54,000 people. About 2 hours to the west, the town of Riverton lies within the Wind River Indian Reservation and is home to about 9300 people. Together, these towns are convenient to a wide range of beautiful natural scenery, including, mountains, rivers, rock formations, waterfalls, and rolling prairies–making the Casper-Riverton a great place for finding filming locations.

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

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Alejandra Huerta

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Daniela Larsen

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Casper

A number of movies, commercials, TV shows, and documentaries are filmed throughout Wyoming, including in and around the Casper-Riverton area.  A sampling of movies that have done location filming here and in the surrounding regions of Wyoming include Stanley, Brokeback Mountain, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Dances with Wolves, and the western classic The Outlaw Josey Wales, to name a few. If you’re looking at a career as a film director, film producer, film editor, or otherwise, the Casper-Riverton area offers more opportunities than you might think.

Don’t Spend More on your Film Education if You Don’t Have to

The secret to FILM CONNECTION’s success is our mentor-extern approach. During our inexpensive, 6-month course, you’ll be paired with a working film or television professional who will personally instruct you on real film and video shoots.  Along the way, you’ll make important industry connections that can lead to future work. Enroll in Casper-Riverton FILM CONNECTION today, and see why many FILM CONNECTION graduates get permanent industry jobs.

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

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Success stories

Since he started his extern program with Uptone Pictures in Raleigh, NC, Grant Gilbert has been taking…


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