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

Monroe, start your engines. We’ve brought film school to you. Now all the excitement of working in the movies with a hands-on mentor is in your own backyard. Not literally, of course, cause that would be awkward. Imagine learning everything you need to know about making movies close to home. It’s here and just a click away. Film Connection film school in Monroe, Louisiana. Connecting you with movies in a whole new way.

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

Monroe, Louisiana is a town of approximately 51,000 people, located in northeast Louisiana about 100 miles east of Shreveport. It is located within driving distance of major cities like Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Little Rock, with plenty of natural beauty in between, making it a strategic spot for location filming. Additionally, Monroe benefits from the support of both state and local film offices, plus a generous tax incentive plan from the state, which makes the area very attractive to filmmakers.

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Adam Weber

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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 Monroe

If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, Monroe can provide you the opportunities you need–with FILM CONNECTION to help you, of course! Just a few of the films that have been shot on location in Monroe and the surrounding areas of Louisiana include Flag of My Father, The Beyond, I Love You Phillip Morris, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Mist, and Year One. Additionally, this region has seen television productions such as True Blood and Varsity, Inc.

Our Monroe Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

With the amount of film and television production in this area, and the promise of much more due to the film-friendliness of the state, Monroe is a great connection point for film students and filmmaking professionals–and FILM CONNECTION of Monroe can help you make those connections by hooking you up with a working film professional who serves as your mentor-instructor. You’ll make valuable industry connections that can lead to permanent employment. Come find out why many of our graduates get hired, many before they even finish our program.

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

Real world film education by filmmakers for filmmakers, optimized for today!


Success stories

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


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