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

How cool would it be to go to film school in your own hometown of Mobile, Alabama? Can’t be done you say? We say it can. Film Connection film school in Mobile, Alabama connects you with a film industry Mentor who will walk you through everything it takes to succeed in the entertainment industry… and you still get to go home to Fido and backyard BBQs with the family without hopping a plane. Film Connection. What film school should be.

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

Mobile, Alabama has a perfect location on the gorgeous Mobile Bay along Alabama’s Gulf Coast and is Alabama’s only port city. The mild climate, scenic beauty, historic architecture, and more make Mobile a great choice for finding diverse filming locations. There might not be many film schools here, but there are numerous film and TV production companies headquartered in and around Mobile–and with our film school, that’s where you will prepare for your career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, without having to relocate somewhere like Los Angeles.

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Adam Weber

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Daniel Lir

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

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Alejandra Huerta

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Daniela Larsen

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Mobile

For a town of only around 200,000 people, Mobile has certainly seen more than its fair share of major motion pictures that have been filmed here. They include War and Remembrance, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Insider, Friday the 13th Part VII, Final Destination 4, Hostile Intent, and Under Seige–just to name a few. Films like these and more have been shot on location in Mobile by such major film companies as Warner Brothers, Touchstone Pictures, and Paramount. With this kind of exposure and attention from filmmaking professionals, it should be apparent why Mobile, Alabama is an excellent choice for film school students.

Our Mobile Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

Our mentors are industry professionals with decades of expertise, providing invaluable guidance to those striving for success in the filmmaking world. Through Film Connection in Mobile, Alabama, you can get firsthand experience while learning from your mentor; either on-location or remotely! We recognize that each student learns differently so we customize our program to fit everyone’s individual requirements. Start taking steps today toward achieving your dream career. Getting started is easy. Just get in touch with us and we’ll let you know what’s what — and what’s next.

Learn the skills you need to take your idea from paper to the big screen.

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Since he started his extern program with Uptone Pictures in Raleigh, NC, Grant Gilbert has been taking…


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