Learn Film Production Close to Home with a Mississippi Film Industry Insider
Whether your dream is to be a film editor, screenwriter, cinematographer, producer or director, our one-of-a-kind training program can help you get there. Whether you want to be in business for yourself in the Mississippi film industry, or whether you want to go all the way to Hollywood, the Mississippi Film Connection is the place to start!
If you think you have to move to Hollywood to get started in film, think again. There are a surprising number of major films being made on a regular basis right here in Mississippi, including O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
The People v. Larry Flynt (1996), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), My Dog Skip (2000), Heart of Dixie (1989), Crossroads (1986), Raintree County (1957), Showboat (1951), Mississippi Burning (1988), The Help (2011), Walk the Line (2005), Noah (2014), and A Time To Kill (1996).
As you can see, major film productions come regularly to our doorstep to shoot on location and have been doing so for a long time. This represents just a portion of the real-world film opportunities available in Mississippi. But here’s the thing: you can’t connect to the industry, in L.A. or in Mississippi, by sitting in a college classroom. You have to be where the action is happening. That’s exactly where the Mississippi Film Connection places you, by getting you in the door of a real production company as an extern.