San Jose, California
The San Jose, California Film Connection Film School

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Your San Jose Film School Alternative

Who would’ve thought there would be a film school in San Jose. Us, that’s who. We’re Film Connection. The alternative to film school where you get a hands-on guided tour of filmmaking by a pro. By the end of eight months, you will have all the tools to start your career in the entertainment industry. And you don’t have to go into major debt to do it. Film Connection. The alternative we wish we had.

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Located on the southern part of the huge San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose, California is the state’s third largest city, with a population of over 1 million people. With mountains, urban areas and coastline all within a short drive, this area is excellent for diversity in filming locations. The number of Film Schools in San Jose pale in comparison to Los Angeles about 8 hours to the south, but professional filmmaking still has a significant presence in San Jose. Numerous film and TV production companies make their home in San Jose. If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, San Jose is a great choice.

San Jose sees the filming of major movies, commercials, TV shows and documentaries on a highly regular basis, which is optimal for filmmakers who love the activity but would rather not live in L.A.

IMDB.com lists over 200 movies, TV shows and documentaries that have been filmed in the San Jose area. Some of the better-known movies filmed here include La Bamba, What Dreams May Come, Taken, Flubber, The Rookie, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Television production is significant in San Jose as well, and includes episodes of WWF Raw and Edtv. This city’s proximity to San Francisco, Los Angeles and many scenic areas make it ideal for film students and film professionals.

FILM CONNECTION Film School of San Jose offers an inexpensive, six month course that will pair you with a working film or television professional who will be your personal instructor and mentor. You will gain hands-on experience working on real film or video shoots, and along the way you will be introduced to industry professionals, the very people who do the hiring. Over 70% of FILM CONNECTION graduates get hired before or shortly after graduation. You owe it to yourself to check out what FILM CONNECTION can do for you!

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The Film Connection is where it all starts. We help make your dreams happen.
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