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

Breaking into the Movie Industry just got a whole lot easier. Have you heard about Film Connection Film School in San Angelo, Texas!? It’s amazing. Film Connection is an externship program that places you in a fast-paced production environment as well as paring you with Mentors that can guide you to the career you’ve always wanted.

You have to face it. The traditional old school route of going to film school is dead. You don’t graduate from film school and then get a job in the industry. It just doesn’t happen. You have to go out and make movies on your own time and dime. Well, that’s exactly what Film Connection does. It helps you to make the films that you want to make.

The San Angelo Film Connection not only assists you in making the movies you want to make but it pairs you up with a Hollywood screenwriter, an editor, and two mentors to make the process as painless as possible. Sounds incredible, right?

That’s because it is. Film Connection was established by filmmakers for filmmakers.

And the best part? We haven’t even gotten to that yet. The best part is that at the end of our program you’ll sit down with a studio executive and pitch him your movie. There’s no guarantee that you’ll get picked up, but a chance to be in the room with a studio executive is once in a lifetime, right?

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

San Angelo, Texas is located in west-central Texas, hosting a population of roughly 92,000 people. Despite its small-town size and seemingly remote location, San Angelo is a hub for commerce and is regularly cited in business magazines as a great small town for business and enterprise. Entertainment professionals with ties to this area include Grammy-winning band Los Lonely Boys, as well as actors Fess Parker and Matthew McConaughey.  San Angelo is also in close proximity to desert lands, rivers, reservoirs and other cities, allowing for a diversity of filming locations. A number of production companies make their home in this area, and the city itself benefits from being in a film-friendly state that offers plenty of incentives to draw in filmmakers. If you’re looking at a career in film as a film producer, film director, or film editor, San Angelo offers more opportunities than you might think.

Movies, commercials, TV shows, and documentaries are filmed throughout Texas on a regular basis, including in and around San Angelo. Some examples of films that have done location shooting in San Angelo or surrounding regions of Texas include Friday Night Lights, Dummy, The Stars Fell on Henrietta, and the documentary film Life in the Minors, to name a few.

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in San Angelo

The secret to FILM CONNECTION’s success is our mentor-extern approach. During our inexpensive, 6-month course, you’ll be hooked up with a working film or television professional who will personally instruct you and give you hands-on training on real film and video shoots. The fruit of our revolutionary system is in our graduates; many of them get hired in the industry, many times before they even finish our program. You can be next! Enroll in San Angelo FILM CONNECTION today, and let us get you started on the path to your dreams.

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Our San Angelo Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

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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