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

Are you looking for a film school in Detroit that can help jumpstart your career in the world of filmmaking and cinematography? Film Connection Film School has been providing quality education to aspiring filmmakers and cinematographers for decades. With its convenient location in Detroit, Film Connection Film School is the perfect choice for those looking to launch their career in the film industry.

At Film Connection Film School, you are given one-on-one instruction from professional filmmakers and cinematographers, who provide invaluable insight into the nuts and bolts of filmmaking, from scriptwriting to editing. Through this hands-on approach to learning, Film Connection Film School provides you with an incredibly immersive experience that allows you to gain real knowledge about the craft of filmmaking.

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

Film Connection Film School focuses on story development, direction techniques, camera operation, lighting design, sound design, editing practices, and more. As part of the curriculum, you have access to an array of creative resources such as cameras, lenses, and studio equipment as well as post-production software. The program culminates with you producing your own projects under the guidance and assistance of experienced professionals.

Film Connection offers a comprehensive curriculum intended to help you achieve success not only after finishing a program but also throughout your filmmaking career. Not only do you learn important practical film skills, but you go beyond the basics by mastering editing techniques and sound mixing so that you have a full arsenal of filmmaking options at your disposal. We not only provide a unique learning opportunity for you; we give you an edge over other film graduates from more traditional film schools.

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Adam Weber

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

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Alejandra Huerta

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With tuition rates that are a fraction of the cost of traditional four-year universities and remote-learning opportunities that allow you to work with your own schedules more easily, the Detroit Film School offers an affordable alternative to obtaining a quality education. The tuition rates at four-year universities can be exorbitant, especially when you factor in the costs associated with living in an expensive city like Los Angeles or New York.

With the Film Connection Detroit Film School, however, you don’t need to worry about those costs since there’s no need to uproot your life and move away from home. Instead, you can stay right where you are and pay just a fraction of what you would pay at a four-year university. That way, you can save money on tuition and still get a quality education without having to make costly lifestyle changes.

Our Detroit Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

With access to experienced professionals and state-of-the-art equipment, as well as hands-on practical experience gained through working on actual projects during your studies, Film Connection provides you with a set of invaluable skills that serve you well after graduation. You also have access to other professionals within the industry.

Through these connections, you gain valuable insight into what it takes to succeed in the industry, as well as feedback from experienced professionals who can help guide you along your career path. Not only does this provide invaluable feedback and advice but it also gives you access to job opportunities that may have otherwise been unavailable without such connections.

Nearby locations

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

1555 Broadway Street
Detroit, MI 48226

(313) 925-3754 GET STARTED
Film Connection

2319 Hempstead Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

248-453-7387 GET STARTED

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