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

Welcome to Film Connection, the revolutionary film production school in Waterbury! If you’re passionate about pursuing a career in filmmaking and seeking a better learning solution than a traditional college classroom, you’ve come to the right place. Film Connection offers a unique opportunity to train with a film production company, giving you a hands-on experience that sets you apart from the rest.

We believe in learning by doing. Instead of spending your time in a conventional classroom, you’ll have the chance to work alongside industry insiders and gain real-world experience. By training with a film production company, you’ll be immersed in the filmmaking process, learning the ins and outs of the industry from professionals who are actively working in Waterbury’s vibrant film scene.

Film Connection provides you with the opportunity to build industry connections, receive job assistance, and gain professional training that prepares you for a successful career in filmmaking. Choose Film Connection as the best solution for your learning journey in Waterbury and let us help you turn your passion for film into a rewarding and fulfilling profession.

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

Passionate about pursuing a career in filmmaking and want to avoid the burden of overwhelming student loan debt? We may have the perfect answer. Film Connection offers a better solution by providing 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. With Film Connection, you can receive high-quality training, industry connections, and job assistance while keeping your finances in check. We believe that a quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to all, and that’s why we offer affordable tuition options. 

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Get Real World Film Production Experience in Waterbury

Our program offers a unique opportunity to learn alongside industry insiders, enabling you to immerse yourself in the world of screenwriting and gain practical insights that traditional classrooms simply can’t provide. At Film Connection, we prioritize hands-on learning and believe that the best way to become a proficient screenwriter is by actively engaging in the craft. 

Film Connection’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to fast-track your learning, allowing you to acquire professional screenwriting skills in just 6-9 months. With Waterbury as your backdrop, you’ll be inspired by its vibrant culture and rich history, providing the perfect setting for your creative journey.

By choosing Film Connection, you’ll receive personalized mentorship from experienced professionals in the film industry, ensuring that you develop the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the competitive world of screenwriting. Don’t wait any longer to pursue your passion for screenwriting–join Film Connection and we will empower you to bring your stories to life on the big screen.

Our Waterbury Film Industry Mentors Help you Build Real World Connections

At Film Connection, we offer a better solution than traditional film schools by providing a unique mentorship program. With us, you have the extraordinary opportunity to learn alongside industry insiders, gaining practical knowledge and real-world experience. By working side by side with mentors in the field–instead of a teacher in a classroom–you’ll develop essential skills, industry insights, and valuable connections that can kickstart your filmmaking career.

Why settle for an average education when you can learn from the best in Waterbury? By learning directly from mentors in Waterbury, you’ll receive unparalleled training and guidance that sets you apart in the competitive world of filmmaking. Don’t wait to pursue your passion – join Film Connection and propel yourself toward a successful career in the film industry.

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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