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

If you thought you couldn’t go to film school in Florence, South Carolina–think again! FILM CONNECTION is the only Myrtle Beach-Florence Film School that hooks you up as a film student extern inside an actual Myrtle Beach-Florence film production company, working directly with the pros while you learn directing, producing, editing, screenwriting, or general production. In the Myrtle Beach-Florence area, externing in a Myrtle Beach-Florence film production company is by far the smartest way to make a start in the film business–and we’re the ones who put you in the center of the action.

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

Don’t make the mistake of spending up to 50 thousand dollars (plus relocation) to go to film school at a film trade school, when we can get you into film school in a real production company here in Myrtle Beach or Florence. Play it smart, and make vital industry connections by learning in a real-world environment. Our film school alternative is the smartest, most cost-efficient way on the market today to get a solid film education.

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Myrtle Beach

Although this northeastern area of South Carolina might not seem a likely place to learn filmmaking, the Myrtle Beach-Florence area has a lot going for it–including a diverse range of filmmaking locations, a helpful state film office, and a generous tax incentive offered by the state to attract filmmakers to the area. If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, the Myrtle Beach-Florence area holds plenty of opportunities for you to learn, as an alternative to relocating to the crazy, competitive atmosphere of cities like New York or L.A. A significant number of major movies, TV shows, documentaries, and specials do location filming regularly in South Carolina, including in the Myrtle Beach-Florence area.

Our Myrtle Beach Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

FILM CONNECTION’s unique advantage is our mentor-extern approach to education. Rather than place you in a sterile academic environment, we place you in real-world filming situations with a working film/TV professional who will personally train you, give you hands-on experience, and help you make valuable career contacts. Come find out why the vast majority of our graduates get hired, often even before they finish our program. Enroll in Myrtle Beach-Florence FILM CONNECTION today, and get a head start on your new 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…


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