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

Welcome to Kitchener/Waterloo, where the art of film comes alive! If you’ve always dreamt of a career in the exciting world of filmmaking, look no further than Film Connection. Unlike traditional college classrooms, our innovative approach connects you directly with a real film production company right here in Kitchener Waterloo.

Imagine learning the craft of filmmaking from industry insiders who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience with aspiring filmmakers like you. Film Connection offers a truly immersive learning experience that goes beyond textbooks and lectures. By training with a film production company in Kitchener/Waterloo, you gain hands-on experience and industry connections that are invaluable in today’s competitive film industry.

Our program provides you with the opportunity to work on real film sets, collaborate with professionals, and learn the ins and outs of the filmmaking process from start to finish. With our comprehensive curriculum, personalized mentorship, and job assistance, Film Connection is the ultimate solution for aspiring filmmakers in Kitchener/Waterloo who want to launch their careers with confidence and make their mark in the industry. 

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

We think that pursuing your passion for filmmaking shouldn’t mean burdening yourself with excessive student loan debt. That’s why we are proud to offer a better solution that can save you up to $100,000 on tuition costs. At Film Connection, we keep our costs low without compromising on the quality of education.

By learning alongside industry insiders, building valuable industry connections, and receiving job assistance, you’ll gain the skills and experience needed to launch your career in the film industry, all while avoiding the unbearable financial strain of traditional film schools. Choose Film Connection as your learning partner and take a significant step towards achieving your filmmaking dreams, without breaking the bank.

In addition to substantial cost savings, Film Connection provides a unique learning experience that sets us apart from other schools in Kitchener/Waterloo. We believe in a hands-on approach, where you’ll receive professional training by working directly with seasoned industry professionals. This immersive learning method not only gives you real-world knowledge and practical skills but also helps you build industry connections that can open doors to exciting career opportunities. 

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Kitchener

If you’re looking to pursue a career in the film industry, we believe that real-world experience is the key to success. Unlike other schools, at Film Connection, you won’t just sit in a lecture hall listening to theories—you’ll learn by doing. Our unique mentorship program allows you to work alongside industry insiders, gaining hands-on experience, building industry connections, and acquiring the practical skills necessary for a successful career in filmmaking.

In just 6-9 months, our comprehensive curriculum will help you master the art of screenwriting and other aspects of filmmaking, ensuring you’re equipped with the professional skills needed to excel in the industry. Why waste years studying in a traditional film school when you can fast-track your career with Film Connection?

With a thriving local film industry and a supportive community of professionals, you’ll have numerous opportunities to learn and grow in a dynamic environment. Our program is designed to optimize your learning experience by providing you with real-world challenges and industry insights. Through our exclusive connections, you’ll have access to top-notch resources and the chance to work on real film projects.

Our Kitchener Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

We believe that the best way to learn is by working directly with industry professionals. With Film Connection, you have the opportunity to learn the art and craft of filmmaking firsthand from mentors who are active in the film industry. Our program provides you with hands-on training, industry connections, and job assistance, ensuring that you are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the competitive world of filmmaking.

By choosing Film Connection in Kitchener/Waterloo, you gain access to a vibrant and thriving film community. This region is home to a diverse range of filmmakers, production companies, and creative professionals, making it an ideal location for aspiring filmmakers to establish industry connections. Our mentors are deeply rooted in the local film scene and have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share.

With their guidance, you’ll not only learn the technical aspects of filmmaking but also gain valuable insights into the local industry landscape. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn directly from industry insiders and kickstart your filmmaking career in Kitchener/Waterloo with Film Connection.

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

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Success stories

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