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

Welcome to Film Connection, the ultimate destination for aspiring filmmakers in Memphis! Are you ready to dive into the world of filmmaking and learn from industry insiders? Look no further than Film Connection. Unlike traditional college classrooms, our innovative approach allows you to train directly with a film production company. Imagine the invaluable experience of working alongside seasoned professionals, building industry connections, and gaining real-world knowledge that simply cannot be replicated in a traditional educational setting.

By choosing Film Connection in Memphis, you’ll not only receive top-notch professional training, but you’ll also benefit from our location-specific advantages. Memphis is a vibrant city with a rich history in the entertainment industry, making it the perfect backdrop for your filmmaking journey. Our program is tailored to the local film scene, ensuring that you get hands-on experience in a thriving creative hub.

Moreover, our close-knit community of filmmakers in Memphis provides unique networking opportunities, opening doors to potential job placements and collaborations. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary chance to learn from the best and kickstart your career in film right here in Memphis with Film Connection.

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

We believe that pursuing your passion for filmmaking shouldn’t come at the expense of drowning in student loan debt. That’s why we offer a better solution that can save you up to $100,000 on tuition costs compared to traditional film schools. By choosing Film Connection, you not only receive top-notch professional training and guidance from industry insiders, but you also avoid the burden of unbearable student loans.

Our affordable program allows you to focus on what truly matters – honing your skills, building industry connections, and kickstarting your filmmaking career in Memphis. You’ll experience a unique learning approach that sets us apart from the rest. Our innovative mentorship model pairs you with a seasoned industry insider who will guide you through every aspect of filmmaking, providing real-world experience and invaluable industry connections.

Because you’re learning alongside professionals in the heart of Memphis’ vibrant film scene, you’ll gain hands-on experience and insider knowledge that can’t be taught in a traditional classroom. Don’t let exorbitant tuition costs hold you back from pursuing your dreams. Choose Film Connection today and embark on a cost-effective educational journey that sets you up for success in the competitive world of filmmaking in Memphis.

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Memphis

If you’re looking to break into the film industry and build professional screenwriting and other skills in just 6-9 months, Film Connection is the ultimate solution for you. We believe that true learning happens in the field, alongside industry insiders who are actively shaping the entertainment world. With Film Connection, you won’t just learn about making films—you’ll be immersed in the process, gaining hands-on experience and knowledge that will set you apart from the competition.

Memphis is not only a vibrant city known for its rich cultural heritage and film scene but also a rising star in the film industry. You’ll be at the heart of an exciting and growing film community, surrounded by professionals who are making waves in the industry. Our program provides you with unparalleled access to industry connections, job assistance, and professional training, giving you a head start in your career. 

Our Memphis Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

We connect aspiring filmmakers like you directly with seasoned mentors and industry professionals. Imagine learning the art of filmmaking from the very people who have made their mark in the dynamic world of cinema. In the heart of Memphis, our program is strategically designed to maximize your exposure to the thriving local film scene, enabling you to build valuable connections and gain practical experience that sets you apart from the competition.

With Film Connection, you won’t just learn about filmmaking – you’ll live it, breathe it, and create your own success story right here in Memphis. When it comes to launching a successful career in the film industry, location matters. You’ll be immersed in the rich cultural tapestry of this iconic city, learning the craft of filmmaking in a place where creativity thrives.

Our mentors, who have deep roots in the Memphis film community, will guide you through every step of the process, ensuring you develop the skills and connections needed to excel in this competitive industry. Whether you dream of directing blockbusters, producing thought-provoking documentaries, or capturing breathtaking visuals as a cinematographer, Film Connection in Memphis provides the ideal environment to turn your passion for filmmaking into a rewarding profession.

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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