Chico-Redding, California
The Chico-Redding, California Film Connection Film School

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Your Chico-Redding Film School Alternative

If you’re looking for a great film school in Chico-Redding area, welcome to the Chico-Redding FILM CONNECTION! We’re the only film school that gets you inside an actual Chico-Redding film production company, where you will learn directing, producing, editing, camera, screenwriting or general production as a film student apprentice (extern). In the Chico-Redding area, one of the smartest ways to break into the film business is to start inside a Chico-Redding film production company as a film apprentice (extern).

You could relocate to New York, L.A. or somewhere else and spend 50 thousand dollars or more to go to film school. But why do that when you can spend far less money and go to film school in a real production company right here in the Chico-Redding area? Learn from the pros, and get connected as you get educated! Our film school offers a smart, affordable and highly effective way to break into film.

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Located in the Sacramento Valley in north central California, the towns of Chico and Redding are about 90 minutes apart, and have a combined population of around 165,000 people. Both towns are in driving range to both the mountains and the coast, making this area ideal for finding diverse filmmaking locations. Los Angeles is a day's drive away, but this area is home to several film and television production companies, which is how we connect you to the industry. So if you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, but DON'T want to live in L.A., the Chico-Redding area could be a great alternative.   

Some of the well-known movies that have used locations in the Chico, Redding and surrounding areas include Dark Woods, Immortal, American Beauty, Memoirs of a Geisha, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Phenomenon, and even classics such as Thirty Seconds over Tokyo, Cape Fear, and Gone with the Wind.

FILM CONNECTION Film School of Chico-Redding offers an inexpensive, six month course that connects you with a working film or television professional who serves as your personal instructor and mentor. You will learn hands-on or real film or video shoots, gaining the necessary real world experience for furthering your career in film or TV. Over 70% of FILM CONNECTION graduates get hired before or shortly after graduation. Check out our innovative film school alternative.

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