Topeka, Kansas
The Topeka, Kansas Film Connection Film School

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Your Topeka Film School Alternative

Film school is expensive. It’s even more expensive when you live in Topeka, Kansas.

Well, that’s not entirely true, thanks to Topeka Film Connection.

The Film Connection is a new breed of film school. It’s different. It’s new. And it exists to get you a job.

Crazy, right? Yeah, Crazy.

The Film Connection functions similarly to an apprenticeship (externship) program. We pair you with currently working film industry pros who are involved in creative endeavors similar to the ones that you’re interested in. They will then show you the ropes of the industry. Sounds great right? Wait, it gets better.

Concurrently, Film Connection will team you up with a Hollywood screenwriter, an editor, and two different mentors who will help you construct a feature film. Sounds awesome, right? It gets getter.

The final step of our program is that we will set up a pitch meeting between you and a studio executive. You’ll actually get to pitch the movie that you’ve been working on.

The heart of the matter is that, in the film industry, it’s all about who you know. It’s all about being in the right place at the right time. And Film Connection gives you those contacts and puts you in those places.

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Topeka, Kansas is the state capital of Kansas, a city of about 125,000 people. The area has historical significance because of the landmark court case Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, which effectively ended racial segregation in American schools. Entertainment industry people hailing from the Topeka area include rock band Kansas and actors Annette Bening and Gregg Binkley. Besides being home to several film or television production companies, Topeka is also in driving distance to other metro areas such as Kansas City, Omaha and Tulsa, making it a good central area for identifying film locations. If you are considering a career in filmmaking as a film director, film producer, film editor, or cameraman, FILM CONNECTION can help you get your start right here in Topeka, as an alternative to relocating elsewhere.   

Some of the movies that have been filmed in whole or in part in Topeka and surrounding regions include Suspension, No Holds Barred, Friday Night Lights (the movie), and Four Brothers, just to name a few. The Topeka area has been no stranger to television production, either; made-for-TV movies Truman, A Matter of Justice and Cross of Fire were shot in the area, as well as episodes of Broken Road, WWF Raw, and Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

Our Topeka FILM CONNECTION has the unique approach of pairing you with a working film or television professional who serves as your personal instructor/mentor during our inexpensive, six-month program. During that time, you will gain valuable hands-on experience on real film and video shoots, plus make vital industry connections that can lead to permanent employment. In fact, over 70% of our film school graduates get hired, often even before they finish our program.  You owe it to yourself to see what we can do for your career.

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