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

Welcome to Film Connection in Ottawa, where we revolutionize film education by offering a unique and immersive learning experience. Unlike traditional college classrooms, we believe that the best way to learn filmmaking is by training directly with a film production company. By joining Film Connection, you’ll have the incredible opportunity to learn from industry insiders who are actively working in the field, providing you with real-world knowledge and skills that are relevant to today’s film industry.

Not only will you receive hands-on training, but you’ll also have the chance to build invaluable industry connections right here in Ottawa. Our program is designed to optimize your learning by placing you in the local film community, allowing you to network with professionals and mentors who can guide you on your path to success.

Additionally, Film Connection provides job assistance and professional training, ensuring that you have the best chance of securing a fulfilling career in the film industry. Choose Film Connection in Ottawa and take your passion for filmmaking to new heights.

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

Film Connection understands the importance of making quality education accessible and affordable. One of the significant advantages of choosing Film Connection is that you can save as much as $100,000 on tuition costs compared to traditional film schools. We believe that pursuing your passion for filmmaking shouldn’t leave you burdened with unbearable student loan debt.

By keeping our costs low, we ensure that you can receive top-notch training without breaking the bank. We prioritize your financial well-being and strive to provide you with the best value for your investment. Our program in Ottawa offers a cost-effective solution without compromising on the quality of education.

With our innovative approach that combines hands-on training alongside industry insiders, personalized mentorship, and real-world experience, you can gain the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the film industry, all while saving a significant amount on tuition costs. Choose Film Connection in Ottawa and embark on your filmmaking journey without the worry of overwhelming student loan debt.

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Ottawa

You have the opportunity to learn filmmaking alongside industry professionals, gaining invaluable knowledge and hands-on experience that sets you apart from traditional classroom settings. In just 6-9 months, our program equips you with professional screenwriting and other skills, empowering you to bring your creative vision to life in the world of film.

Our programs in Ottawa are designed to optimize your learning experience and accelerate your growth as a screenwriter. By working directly with professionals, you’ll receive personalized mentorship and guidance, allowing you to develop your craft in a practical, industry-focused environment. Whether you’re a beginner looking to break into the film industry or an aspiring screenwriter seeking to enhance your skills, Film Connection is the best solution for you.

Our Ottawa Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

Film Connection believes that the best way to learn the craft of filmmaking is through hands-on training and guidance from those who are actively working in the industry. You have the unique opportunity to learn directly from industry insiders right here in Ottawa, gaining insights that can’t be found in a classroom. 

You’ll have the chance to network and build valuable connections with professionals who are passionate about sharing their expertise and helping you succeed. By learning directly from mentors and film industry professionals, you’ll receive practical, real-world training that prepares you for the demands of the industry. Choose Film Connection in Ottawa and elevate your filmmaking skills under the guidance of experienced professionals who are invested in your success.

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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