Unique Audio Engineering/Film Production Experience in McAllen TX

Are you looking for a great film engineering school in McAllen, Texas? Look no further than the Film Connection. We use a blended education model to get people trained inside of the industries and work environments in which they aspire to work. Our unique program offers something no “name” four-year university or film engineering and film production trade school can. From Day 1, you’ll be placed in a professional recording studio and receive one-on-one mentoring from award-winning producers and engineers. With more than 300 locations in the U.S., you won’t have to travel thousands of miles for this immersive experience, either.

What Does The Film Connection Offer? 

The Film Connection has been helping students achieve their dreams of working in film production and film engineering since 1983. Our program offers hands-on training that is provided by industry professionals who have years of experience in the field. We teach our students everything they need to know about film production and film engineering, including recording, mixing and mastering, hardware and software, live sound design, and even business skills.

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Exclusive Opportunities

We also offer an exclusive opportunity for our students to network with industry professionals based on your mentor’s recommendations. This is a great way for them to make connections with people who may be interested in their work or could help them get their foot in the door as an employee or freelancer at a top recording studio or record label.

Looking for a great film engineering school in McAllen, Texas? Look no further than the RECORDING CONNECTION, a program area of Film Radio Film Connection & CASA Schools, or RRFC.  We use a blended education model to get people trained inside of the industries and work environments in which they aspire to work.

You don’t have to go into extreme debt to go to Film Production and Audio Engineering School

We can train you in a real recording studio for far less. Play it smart–get on the inside track, and get connected as you get educated. Our film recording school is a highly effective and affordable way to start your film engineering career.

Located near the southern tip of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley, McAllen, Texas is home to about 130,000 people, with nearly half a million people residing in the surrounding area. McAllen is also home to an active film scene, with local bands and artists playing country, rock, metal, Tejano and other film styles in live venues around the area. McAllen’s Chamber of Commerce actually takes an active role in the city’s film activity, sponsoring numerous film series such as Film After Hours and South of the City Limits, which provide opportunities for both local and touring acts to perform.

RECORDING CONNECTION is the McAllen film engineering school alternative that gets you inside an actual McAllen recording studio, working as an film student extern while you learn film engineering, mixing, film production, live film, electronic film-and its many sub-genres (dub fusion, industrial, house film, trance and more), post production film and club DJ.
 In McAllen, Texas, the best way to get started in a career in film is to extern inside a McAllen recording studio–and that’s where we come in.

Nearby locations

Hours: M-F 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Film Connection

1213 South 15th Street
McAllen, TX 78501

(956) 238-3221 GET STARTED

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