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

There’s a film school right here in Las Vegas…and it rocks! That’s because Film Connection Film School in Las Vegas, NV offers industry contacts in addition to top-shelf film education. Don’t waste your time or money with overpriced overhyped programs that offer nothing but lectures and meaningless relationships with your classmates. This is the only way to connect to local filmmaking professionals who will mentor you in their studios or production houses. Select our exceptional 6-month behind-the-scenes program or our distinctive 8-month director program. Aspiring directors in this program get to work with local and dream mentors in Los Angeles, and they’ll be flown out to L.A. so they can pitch their project to an industry executive who may even greenlight their idea on the spot!

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

Nicknamed the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas, Nevada is the largest city in the state, anchoring a metropolitan area of nearly 2 million people. It is most widely known for its gambling and resort area known as “The Strip”, one of the most popular tourist areas in the world. The colorful nightlife and activity of this area also create a very popular backdrop for films; IMDB lists over 1800 film and television productions that have been filmed in Las Vegas. If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, Las Vegas makes an excellent alternative to relocationg to Los Angeles or New York.

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The large volume of filming that takes place in Las Vegas makes it an ideal connection point for filmmaking professionals and film students–and connections are at the heart of FILM CONNECTION’s strategy. The secret to our success is our revolutionary mentor-extern approach, in which we place you with a working film or television professional for one-on-one training. You’ll gain valuable hands-on experience while making vital industry connections that can lead to permanent employment. Many of our graduates get hired, often even before they finish our program. You owe it to yourself to find out what Las Vegas FILM CONNECTION can do for your career!

Our Las Vegas Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

Our Las Vegas Film Connection mentors are filmmakers actively working in the development, production, and direction of feature films. One key mentor is a well-known cinematographer and commercial producer with more than two decades of experience in the industry.

Everything from theatrically-released films to reality television phenomenons like Toddlers in Tiaras, to filming today’s hottest DJs like Steve Aoki and Tiësto. From Amazon Prime releases to commercials, film videos, branded content, product video production, corporate, event video production to live streams, our Film Connection mentors know it all because they do it all.

With our mentors you can work on professional sets, operate the most up-to-date gear, and meet the industry insiders that make a living in the filmmaking business. And you can do it all from your hometown of Las Vegas.

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Hours: M-F 9:00AM - 6:00PM
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5940 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118

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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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