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

Welcome to Film Connection, the leading film production school in Virginia Beach, VA! If you’re passionate about filmmaking and seeking a better solution than a traditional college classroom, look no further. Film Connection offers a unique and immersive learning experience by providing you with the opportunity to train with a film production company

 Imagine the advantage of learning in a real-world environment, working alongside industry insiders who are actively involved in the film industry in Virginia Beach. At Film Connection, we believe in the power of hands-on training. Instead of spending your time in a traditional classroom setting, you’ll have the opportunity to gain practical experience and industry-relevant skills directly from professionals.

Our program ensures that you receive firsthand knowledge and mentorship from experts who are passionate about sharing their experiences with aspiring filmmakers like you. Virginia Beach is a city known for its vibrant arts scene and growing film industry, making it the perfect location to kick-start your filmmaking career.

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

Are you passionate about pursuing a career in filmmaking but want to avoid the burden of overwhelming student loan debt, you’ve come to the right place. Film Connection provides significant savings of up to $100,000 on tuition costs compared to traditional institutions. We understand the financial challenges that aspiring filmmakers face, and our priority is to keep costs low to help you achieve your dreams without the heavy burden of student loans.

you can receive high-quality training, industry connections, and job assistance while keeping your finances in check. We believe that quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to all, and that’s why we offer affordable tuition options. Choose Film Connection as the best solution for your learning journey in Virginia Beach, VA, and let us help you unleash your creative potential without the financial strain.

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Adam Weber

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Virginia Beach

Eager to gain real-world experience and knowledge in the field of screenwriting? Film Connection is the perfect solution for you! Our program is designed to help you build professional screenwriting skills in a focused timeframe. Imagine the advantage of accelerating your learning journey and stepping into the industry sooner than those that choose the traditional university route. 

You’ll have the opportunity to learn directly from industry insiders who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise with aspiring screenwriters like you. Virginia Beach provides an ideal backdrop for your screenwriting journey, with its vibrant arts scene and growing film industry. You’ll gain valuable insights and forge connections that can propel your career to new heights.

Our Virginia Beach Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

Film Connection offers a different learning experience where you have the opportunity to learn directly from mentors and film industry professionals instead of teachers. You get the advantage of receiving personalized guidance and insights from experts who have first-hand experience in the film industry.

At Film Connection, we believe in learning by doing. Through our program, you’ll have the invaluable opportunity to work alongside industry insiders who are actively shaping the film industry in Virginia Beach. By learning directly from mentors and film industry professionals, you’ll gain practical knowledge, industry insights, and build important connections that can help kickstart your career.

Virginia Beach is a thriving creative community with a growing film industry, making it the perfect location to learn and network. Choose Film Connection as your pathway to success in Virginia Beach, VA, and let us connect you with the industry’s best mentors and professionals right here in one of the most exciting creative hubs in Virginia.

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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