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The Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota Film Connection Film School

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Your Minneapolis-St. Paul Film School Alternative

If you thought there were no innovative Minneapolis-St. Paul Film Schools, you don't know FILM CONNECTION. Our revolutionary program is the only one that gets you inside an actual Minneapolis-St. Paul film production company, where you will learn directing, producing, editing, camera, screenwriting or general production while working as a film student apprentice (extern). Make no mistake, the smartest way to break into the film business in Minneapolis-St. Paul is by starting inside a Minneapolis-St. Paul film production company as a film apprentice (extern). We're the ones who can make that happen for you.

Why pay 50 thousand dollars or more to go to film school at a film trade school, when you can spend far less money and go to film school in a real production company in Minneapolis-St. Paul? Be smart, and get vital industry connections as you get educated by the pros. Our film school alternative is the smartest, most cost effective way to launch your filmmaking career.

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Nicknamed the Twin Cities, the metro area anchored by the state capital St. Paul and the adjoining city of Minneapolis hosts a combined population of over 3.5 million–making it the 13th largest metro area in America and the 16th biggest DMA. Besides hosting numerous film and television production companies, Minneapolis-St. Paul also offers both urban backgrounds and gorgeous natural scenery, making it ideal for location filmmaking. Many major movies, commercials, television shows and documentaries have been filmed in this area; if you want a career in filmmaking but don't want to relocate to the craziness of Los Angeles, then the Minneapolis-St. Paul area can be an excellent choice for you.

Just a few of the better-known movies shot in Minneapolis-St. Paul include Jingle All the Way, Fargo, The Mighty Ducks, A Serious Man, and Grumpier Old Men. The Twin Cities are no stranger to television production, either. Episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Coach were filmed here–and who could forget the classic series The Mary Tyler Moore Show?

The amount of professional film and television production activity in Minneapolis-St. Paul makes it a great connection point for both film students and filmmaking professionals–and that's exactly what FILM CONNECTION is all about.  Come find out why 70 percent of our graduates find permanent industry employment, sometimes getting hired even before they're finished with school.

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The Film Connection is where it all starts. We help make your dreams happen.
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