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

If you’re looking for a Muscle Shoals Film School, you’ve come to the right place. FILM CONNECTION is the only school that gets you in the door of an actual Muscle Shoals area film production company, where you can learn the arts of directing, producing, editing, general production, and more as a film student extern, working one-on-one with the pros. In Muscle Shoals, there’s no better way to get started in a film career than by externing in a Muscle Shoals film company–and no better school than FILM CONNECTION to get you on that path.

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

The Muscle Shoals area is home to several film production companies, and the regular film, TV and commercial production activity afford numerous learning opportunities for film students who prefer the small-town environment to relocate to larger cities like New York or L.A. Muscle Shoals offers you a unique blend of real-world opportunities and connections, and FILM CONNECTION can get you close to the action where other schools can’t.

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Muscle Shoals

Why spend 50 thousand dollars or more (plus relocation costs) to go to a typical film school elsewhere, when you can learn the filmmaking arts in a real film production company for far less? Make the smart move for your future, and get a real-world education while making important industry connections. Our film school alternative is hands-down the most effective and most cost-efficient way to learn filmmaking.

Our Muscle Shoals Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

Our affordable 6-month course pairs you with a working film or television professional, who will personally mentor you using our structured course curriculum. Our results speak for themselves: many of our graduates go on to rewarding jobs in the film industry. It could be your turn next. Enroll in our Muscle Shoals Film School today, and discover what we can do for your career.

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

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Success stories

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


Please take the time to read the experiences of one of our own, Korey Hehn of Pineville, OR…


The Film Connection program provided me with an opportunity to "see it and believe it"!…


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