Production School in Fort Collins, Colorado

We took that old stale classroom concept, rebuilt and upgraded it by putting your classroom in a professional recording studio. Then we emptied out all the other students and left only YOU and YOUR TEACHER (yay for one-on-one learning!) who happens to be a pro film producer (with killer credits) to train you privately (at your pace, full time, part time, nights or weekends available).

If you’re looking for an industry-savvy alternative to film engineering school in Fort Collins, Colorado, look no further. The RECORDING CONNECTION is the only school alternative that gets you in the door of a real Fort Collins recording studio, where you’ll be trained as an extern by actual industry pros for a career in your choice of film production, film engineering, mixing, live film, electronic film-and its many sub-genres (dub fusion, industrial, house film, trance and more), club DJ and post production film. In Fort Collins, CO, the best way to break into a film industry career is to get in the door of a real Fort Collins recording studio. We’re the film school alternative that gets you there.

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You don’t have to go into extreme debt to go to Film Production and Audio Engineering School

We can train you in a real recording studio for far less. Play it smart–get on the inside track, and get connected as you get educated. Our film recording school is a highly effective and affordable way to start your film engineering career.

Nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the city of Fort Collins is located an hour north of the Denver metro, serving as home to around 150,000 people. Known for its hometown atmosphere, Fort Collins consistently makes the list of “Best Places to Live” in the U.S. by Money Magazine, and its scenic downtown is the model after which Disney theme parks’ “Main Street USA” was designed. As it turns out, Fort Collins is also home to a thriving independent film scene, fueled in part by the presence of Colorado State University, with bands and artists from many different genres performing in venues across the city, and even drawing talent from nearby Denver. Every spring, the Fort Collins Film Experiment (FoCoMx) features hundreds of local bands in dozens of Fort Collins venues, and in late summer, Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest takes over the historic downtown with lots of local film offered free and open to the public.

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The Film Connection offers something no “name” 4-year university or film engineering and film production trade school can. From day one, you’ll be placed in a professional recording studio and receive one-on-one mentoring from award-winning producers and engineers.

With more than 200 locations throughout 48 states, you won’t have to travel thousands of miles for this immersive experience. You learn what it takes to make it in the film business from the inside alongside industry professionals. This includes recording, mixing and mastering, hardware and software, live sound design, and even business skills.

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

Real world film education by filmmakers for filmmakers, optimized for today!


Success stories

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


Please take the time to read the experiences of one of our own, Korey Hehn of Pineville, OR…


The Film Connection program provided me with an opportunity to "see it and believe it"!…


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