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

Looking for a film school in Sherman, Texas? You’ve just found FILM CONNECTION of Sherman, an innovative film school alternative that gets you working as a film student extern inside an actual Sherman film production company, where you will learn directing, producing, editing, camera, and screenwriting, or general production. Hands down, the best way to start a film career in Sherman is by working in a Sherman film production company as a film apprentice–and we’re the ones who can make that happen for you.

Why would you shell out up to 50 thousand dollars for a film trade school education, when for far less money you can go to our alternative to film school in a real production company in Sherman? Get on the inside track, learn directly from the pros, and get connected as you get educated. There’s no better or more cost-effective way to do it than through our film school alternative.

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

Sherman, Texas is located near the Red River, just south of Oklahoma and just north of Dallas. Home to about 38,000 people, Sherman enjoys the benefits of a small-town feel with plenty of interesting filming backdrops, while still being close to the amenities and conveniences of the Dallas metro area. Sherman also benefits from the generous incentives offered by Texas to attract filmmakers to the area.  If you’re considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, Sherman, Texas offers more opportunities than you might expect.

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Sherman

Many major movies, commercials, TV shows, and documentaries are filmed all over Texas, including in Sherman and the surrounding areas. A sampling of the movies that have done location filming in this region include RoboCop, Any Given Sunday, Boys Don’t Cry, The Faculty, and film classics Bonnie & Clyde and Logan’s Run, just to name a few.

Our Sherman Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

The mentor-extern approach is central to FILM CONNECTION’s revolutionary system and gives us a distinct advantage over other film schools. During our inexpensive, 6-month course, you’ll be paired with a working film or television professional who serves as your personal instructor and mentor, guiding you through hands-on training on real film and video shoots. You’ll also make vital industry contacts along the way, which can lead to future employment.  Many of our graduates get hired by the very companies where we place them, and many of our grads find permanent industry jobs. Enroll in Sherman FILM CONNECTION today, and let us get you started!

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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