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

Welcome to Thunder Bay, a city brimming with artistic inspiration and a burgeoning film community. If you’re passionate about filmmaking and eager to launch your career in the industry, look no further than Film Connection. While traditional college classrooms offer theoretical knowledge, Film Connection goes above and beyond by providing an unparalleled learning experience, where you train alongside a seasoned industry insider right here in Thunder Bay.

Imagine the advantage of sharpening your filmmaking skills under the guidance of an experienced professional who has worked on real film sets and understands the inner workings of the business. With Film Connection, you’ll gain practical, hands-on experience, forge invaluable industry connections, and receive personalized mentorship that sets you apart from the competition.

Our program maximizes your exposure to local professionals and resources, giving you a distinct edge when it comes to securing job opportunities in this thriving industry. Don’t settle for a traditional classroom setting when you can immerse yourself in the real world of film production with Film Connection in Thunder Bay.

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

We understand that the burden of student loan debt can hinder your creative journey, which is why we offer a better solution. By choosing Film Connection, you can save up to an astounding $100,000 on tuition costs compared to traditional college programs. Our commitment to keeping costs low means you can focus on what truly matters—learning the craft of filmmaking.

With Film Connection, you’ll receive top-notch training, industry connections, and job assistance without the overwhelming financial strain. Don’t let student loan debt hold you back–choose Film Connection in Thunder Bay and pave your way to success in the film industry without breaking the bank.

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

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Alejandra Huerta

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Thunder Bay

Film Connection offers an unparalleled opportunity to gain real-world experience and knowledge in the world of film. Unlike traditional college programs that can take years to complete, our accelerated program allows you to build professional screenwriting and other skills in just 6-9 months.

Learn from industry insiders who have firsthand experience and a deep understanding of the craft. With Film Connection, you’ll be immersed in the real world of screenwriting, work on actual projects, and receive personalized mentorship from professionals in Thunder Bay. Whether you aspire to write for film, television, or digital platforms, our program equips you with the skills, insights, and connections you need to succeed. Don’t waste time in lengthy academic programs when you can fast-track your screenwriting career with Film Connection.

Our Thunder Bay Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

While traditional film schools rely on textbooks and lectures, our program offers a hands-on approach that sets us apart. With Film Connection, you’ll have the invaluable opportunity to work alongside experienced mentors right here in Thunder Bay. You’ll be learning the art of filmmaking from professionals who have a wealth of practical knowledge and real-world experience.

Through one-on-one mentorship and on-set training, you’ll gain insights, industry connections, and insider tips that can’t be found in a classroom. Thunder Bay boasts a thriving film community, and our program maximizes your exposure to local professionals and resources, providing you with a unique advantage when it comes to networking and job opportunities.

Don’t settle for a traditional film school experience—choose Film Connection in Thunder Bay and learn directly from professionals who are passionate about helping you succeed in the world of film.

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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