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

Do you currently live in Miami and dream about becoming a director or filmmaker? If so, you could well be asking yourself whether you should move to attend film school. The short answer is no. You can learn to become a director right there in Miami.

We believe the best way to become a director is to start directing. The more you direct, the better you’ll become at it. Therefore, it only makes sense that the best place to learn to become a director is the place where you’ll be able to do the most directing. Film schools are great on theory, rules, traditional concepts of education, but often getting access to the gear and scheduling shoots is painfully hard. But what if there was a film program where you could just start making films and learn how to tell a story in pictures with access to the gear and to the connections?

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

With access to equipment and local connections, you will be placed in an environment where you can directly get the skills and insight you need to start directing your own films. Imagine being able to go over your first efforts, scene by scene, frame by frame with a professional director who offers suggestions, tricks of the trade, and critiques your films on a one-on-one personal basis. Your learning curve to becoming a director has just taken off. It’s not rocket science, the more films you direct, the better you can become at directing. Miami Film Connection provides you with the opportunity and real world instruction you need to get started at building that career now, not tomorrow, not a year from now.

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Make no mistake: student debt can kill your film career before it starts. Ordinary film schools are expensive that it’s impossible for many people to attend without taking on tons of debt. Not us. Our tuition is kept low so you can graduate with little or no debt. Other schools not only cost more, they have lots of add-on charges. Typical film schools can cost upwards of 50 thousand dollars to attend. Why spend that kind of money when you could go to film school in a real production company for far less? You’ll learn from the pros, and while you get your education, you’ll also make vital industry connections. Our film school alternative is the smartest, most cost-efficient way to go.

Our Miami Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

With us, the person to teach you to direct films is a real director; the person to teach you to edit film is an actual film editor; and so on, and so forth. We don’t stick you in a class with a full-time professor; we pair you with a working film pro in your chosen field of interest, and this pro will mentor and teach you one-on-one. No matter how skilled you are, you won’t get anywhere in this business without connections. One of the best features of our mentor-extern approach is that our real-world training puts you in the midst of lots of industry pros whom you could never meet in a classroom. These are the people who can one day hire you—and you have your entire externship to befriend them and impress them.

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

200 South Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 2790
Miami, FL 33131

(786) 358-5430 GET STARTED
Film Connection

120 Southwest 8th Street #104
Miami, FL 33130

(561) 288-0777 GET STARTED

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