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

If you’re passionate about the art of filmmaking and looking to kickstart your career in the industry, Film Connection is the ultimate solution for you. Unlike traditional college classrooms, our innovative film production school offers a unique approach to learning by allowing students to train directly with a film production company.

Gain hands-on experience alongside industry insiders who have real-world knowledge and connections. This invaluable opportunity gives you an edge in the competitive world of filmmaking right here in the Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York areas. With Film Connection, you won’t just be learning theories and concepts from textbooks; you’ll be immersed in the practical aspects of filmmaking.

Our program goes beyond the confines of a traditional classroom, allowing you to engage in real-world projects and learn from seasoned professionals who understand the pulse of the industry. You’ll have the chance to build local industry connections, network with professionals, and gain firsthand experience in a vibrant filmmaking community.

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

We understand that pursuing your passion shouldn’t burden you with overwhelming student loan debt. That’s why we take pride in offering a better solution, allowing you to save up to a staggering $100,000 on tuition costs compared to traditional film schools. By choosing Film Connection, you’ll receive top-notch professional training, build valuable industry connections, and enjoy job assistance, all while keeping your financial future intact.

Join us and embark on a remarkable filmmaking journey without the heavy student loan debt. At Film Connection, we believe that your education should be accessible and affordable, without compromising on quality. Our innovative approach lets you learn alongside seasoned industry insiders, gaining real-world experience and practical skills that are invaluable in the competitive world of filmmaking.

By choosing Film Connection in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, York, or any of our locations, you’ll receive the best possible training while avoiding the unbearable weight of student loan debt. Invest in your future wisely with Film Connection, where creativity meets affordability and success in the film industry becomes an achievable reality.

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Lancaster

With Film Connection, you don’t just gain theoretical knowledge; you immerse yourself in real-world experiences alongside industry insiders. In just 6-9 months, our students develop professional screenwriting skills that are essential for success in the ever-evolving film industry. By optimizing our curriculum to match the needs of the local filmmaking community, we provide you with a unique opportunity to build industry connections, receive job assistance, and receive unparalleled professional training.

Why settle for textbooks and classrooms when you can learn directly from the experts in your own backyard? Film Connection equips you with the practical skills and insider knowledge needed to excel in the competitive world of filmmaking. Our program is designed to give you hands-on experience from day one, ensuring that you’re prepared for the challenges and demands of the industry. 

Our Lancaster Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

If you’re passionate about making films and looking for the best solution to kickstart your career, look no further. What sets Film Connection apart is our unique approach to education. Unlike traditional film schools, we believe in learning directly from industry insiders and mentors who are actively working in the film industry. Imagine getting hands-on training and guidance from professionals who have already made their mark in the field, right here in the heart of Pennsylvania.

You’ll gain invaluable industry connections, job assistance, and the professional training you need to succeed in the competitive world of film production. At Film Connection, we understand that learning by doing is the most effective way to master the art of filmmaking. This vibrant region is home to a thriving film industry, providing you with ample opportunities to network and collaborate with local professionals.

By immersing yourself in this dynamic community, you’ll gain firsthand knowledge of the industry’s ins and outs, learning from the very people who are shaping it. Whether you aspire to be a director, cinematographer, screenwriter, or editor, our mentors will guide you through personalized, one-on-one instruction, ensuring that you receive the individual attention you deserve. 

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

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