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Your Massachusetts Film School Alternative

The Massachusetts Film Connection provides unprecedented opportunities to connect with the film industry that other film schools just can’t match. What’s different about us?  Unlike other schools that simply stick you in a college or trade school classroom, we get you in the door of a real film production company, where you learn on-the-job as an apprentice (extern) from your very first day until the day you graduate.  You’ll learn one-on-one from a seasoned film industry professional, you’ll gain valuable work experience on actual productions, and you’ll make lots of important connections to further your career—all while the other film students sit in their classrooms far from where the action is happening.

What do you want to do in film? Do you want to be a cinematographer? A film editor?  An effects supervisor?  A screenwriter?  A producer?  Do you want to direct your own films in Hollywood?  We can help with all that, by pairing you with a professional who specializes in your field of interest, and by putting you in direct contact with the film industry for the entire duration of your training.  Your path to Hollywood starts with the Massachusetts Film Connection.

Due to its many diverse locations and generous incentives offered by the state, Massachusetts sees many major motion picture and television productions coming to shoot here on location. 

Here’s just a partial list of movies and TV shows filmed in Massachusetts:

  • Jaws (1975)
  • The Social Network (2010)
  • The Departed (2006)
  • Good Will Hunting (2007)
  • The Town (2010)
  • Labor Day (2013)
  • American Hustle (2013)
  • Ted (2012)
  • Shutter Island (2010)
  • Surrogates (2009)
  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV series, 1996-2003)
  • Dawson’s Creek (TV series (1998-2003)

As you can see, there are many opportunities to connect to the film business here in Massachusetts, and the Film Connection can help you connect to those opportunities like no other film school can.

Our film training program receives glowing endorsements from hundreds of industry professionals, many of whom choose to teach for us.  Why? Because they know our on-the-job approach is the most effective way to learn the ropes.  Classrooms can’t teach you what real-world experience can.  What’s more, this is a business that lives and breathes by connections, and you can’t make those connections sitting in a classroom.  With our approach, you are paired with a working industry professional who specializes in your field of interest.  You’ll work through a curriculum and even do homework, but the real takeaway comes from the many hours of experience you’ll get by learning on-the-job and on the set.  And if your dream is to break into Hollywood to make your own films, your mentor will steer the curriculum toward helping you develop your very own film idea from concept to completion—and then, when you’re ready, we’ll arrange for you to PITCH YOUR FILM to real Hollywood executives!  Do you know of any other film school that offers this?  (Not likely—we’re the only one.)

Of course, none of this amounts to much if you graduate with a crippling amount of student debt.  Other film schools charge ridiculous tuition rates that practically force you into debt—but not the Massachusetts Film Connection.  For all the direct contact and on-the-job industry experience you receive, you’ll pay 75% LESS TUITION than the other film schools charge.

Don’t spend all that money to be a student sitting in a classroom.  Be an apprentice (extern) in a real film production company, and become an industry insider while you’re learning the ropes!  Are you ready to get started on your film career?  Are you ready to get ahead of the pack?  APPLY NOW FOR FREE to learn more!

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