Jonesboro, Arkansas
The Jonesboro, Arkansas Film Connection Film School

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Your Jonesboro Film School Alternative

That’s right, ladies and gents, film school has arrived at your front door in Jonesboro. Or at least a stones throw away. We can partner you with a real life film industry Mentor who will take you through a crash course in filmmaking, hands-on and in the trenches. How can we do that, you ask? Well, we wanted to create the film school we wish we had. The kind that wouldn’t break the bank, give us connections and share the know-how to make our film making dreams come true. And here it is. Film Connection. By filmmakers, for filmmakers.

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Jonesboro, Arkansas is the largest city in northeastern Arkansas, situated close to both Missouri and Tennessee–making it a good central hub for finding filmmaking locations. Legendary author John Grisham was born in Jonesboro, and the movie made from his famed book The Firm was shot on location in Arkansas. Other film industry people hailing from this area include actors Ben Murphy and Wes Bentley, as well as Pet Semetary director Mary Lambert. If you're thinking of a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, Jonesboro can provide more opportunity than meets the eye, especially with FILM CONNECTION to help you.   

Movies, commercials, TV shows and documentaries are filmed all over Arkansas, including the Jonesboro area. Just a few of the well-known movies that have been filmed around Arkansas include Walk the Line, The Firm, Elizabethtown, Sling Blade, Great Balls of Fire! and A Soldier's Story. And who could forget the classic Gone with the Wind? Yes, it was filmed in Arkansas, too.

TV production is no stranger to Arkansas, either. Some of the TV series that have seen filming here include reality series The Simple Life, famous mini-series North and South, and episodes of Cops! and WWE Smackdown.

FILM CONNECTION Film School of Jonesboro offers an inexpensive, six month course that will hook you up with a working film or television professional who will serve as your personal instructor. 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. Upon graduation, you will have the experience and the connections to get a job in film or video in Jonesboro or anywhere else you care to go. Over 70% of FILM CONNECTION graduates get hired before or shortly after graduation.  We'll bet you didn't know you could get all that in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

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The Film Connection is where it all starts. We help make your dreams happen.
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