Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, California
The Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, California Film Connection Film School

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Your Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto Film School Alternative

Seriously? A film school in Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto? Dead serious. Film Connection brings a non-traditional film school direct to you with a price that won’t have you repaying student loans for years. We attach you at the hip with a Mentor who will show you everything you need to know to be a working entertainment industry pro. Not too shabby. Film Connection. Everything you need. Right at your backdoor.

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Located in the northern regions of California's vast Central Valley, the state capital of Sacramento and nearby cities Stockton and Modesto boast a combined metro population of over a million people. Situated within range of flatlands, deserts, mountains and the coast, this area provides many diverse locations for filming. Although there are not many Film Schools in the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto area to choose from, the area is home to several film and television production companies, where FILM CONNECTION has the means to place you for apprenticeship (externship). If you are thinking about a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto region is an excellent alternative to the craziness of L.A.   

Major movies, commercials, TV shows and documentaries are filmed throughout this area on a regular basis. Some of the well-known movies that have done location filming in Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto and vicinity include (just to name a few): American Beauty, Memoirs of a Geisha, Phenomenon, Pleasantville, 48 Hours (the movie, not the TV show), Unforgiven, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and even such classics as The Great Race and Cool Hand Luke.

Television production in the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto area is significant, as well. TV series Knight Rider was regularly shot here, as well as episodes of The Mentalist and WWF Raw. 

With all the film and television production activity done here, as well as its close proximity to great scenery and other sites like San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto area is an excellent connection point for both film students and filmmaking professionals. FILM CONNECTION helps you make those connections while you get your education. Over 70% of our graduates find employment in the film and television industry, sometimes getting hired even before they graduate.  You owe it to yourself to see what we can do for you!

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