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

Don’t be satisfied with just learning how to make films. Get a filmmaking professional as your first industry contact with Film Connection. Whether you’re involved with our 6-month behind the scenes program or the 8-month Film Production and Editing Program, you’ll be calling the shots under the tutelage of real people working in the industry in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem area, not academics who theorize and lecture about movies. Do well in your externship and the 8 month Film Production program even gives you the opportunity to pitch your film project to an industry professional in Los Angeles.

Get Real World Film Production Experience in Greensboro

The North Carolina cities of Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem together make up the “Piedmont Triad”, a collective metropolitan area in the north-central part of the state that is home to over 1.6 million people combined. This area also comprises the 45th largest DMA in the nation, with numerous radio and television stations servicing the region. The Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem area is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, providing plenty of gorgeous natural backdrops for location filming. Additionally, numerous movies, television shows, documentaries and commercials are shot in this area on a regular basis, providing plenty of opportunities for aspiring film producers, film editors, film directors, grips, gaffers, production managers an camera operators.  If you’re looking for a career in any of these areas, you’ll find the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem to be an excellent alternative to relocating to the craziness of New York or Los Angeles.

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Our Greensboro Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

Some of the films that have been shot in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem area include: Bull Durham, House of Cards, Leatherheads, Above Suspicion, Thank You for Smoking, Sisters, Cabin Fever and George Washington, to name a few.

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

With the frequent filmmaking activity, abundance of great locations, and additional tax incentives offered by the state of North Carolina, the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem area provides a great connection point for filmmaking professionals and film students.  This is part of the heart of the FILM CONNECTION approach. We pair you with a working professional in the area, who mentors you and gives you valuable hands-on experience as well as solid industry connections that lead to future work. If you’re in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem area, check out FILM CONNECTION today–you’ll be glad you did.

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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