Film Connection student, Mariannjely Marval, with the help of her mentor, Richard Brandes sold her script and they wrapped production on the film! Check out the trailer:
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“It’s been a few weeks since I last did this. Joey was on VaCa this last week so I had some chilling time while also doing some fun homework things. But first what happened in my last lesson; got to...
“Never in my life had seen a real shooting camera with so many different lenses. It was a job to assemble the equipment as well as disassemble them and carry them back and forth between the trunk of a vehicle...
Los Angeles, CA
“My first week in the program and I’m already working on a big short-film/film video for one of the biggest hip-hop artist around. Thankfully everyone especially my mentor has been very helpful and answering any questions I have. It’s a...
Los Angeles, CA
“I’m really looking forward to getting started at the Film Connection and getting some hands on learning going! I’m really looking forward to visiting all the sets and seeing how the magic is done.”
“My mentor was filming a short series of commercials for credit report, and it was great to see how the actor and crew members worked together so efficiently and organized, and for me to see the process and workflow in...
“I started my first day as a student of Film Connection yesterday morning. I have been extremely anxious since March when I first found out about the opportunity. I am happy to say it did not disappoint. Everything went well,...
Los Angeles, CA
“At this point I am starting to get confident in my ability to edit. While the work I do on my own is still nowhere near a professional editors is, I am at least feeling competent in making changes to...
Kansas City, MO
“The Carolyn Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch/Raasch Farms was a shoot that I went solo on, it was the last minute and my name was mentioned. I jumped at the opportunity to do something on my own. The video was also...
Alexander Nickolas, Portland, OR
“Today I worked a lot with Erik and setup a multitude of different shots as he incorporated different teachings about Iris, shutter, and filters, and so on and so on. Today was a fun and educational day!”
Nathan Nix, Shreveport, Louisiana
“Everything is going awesome. Get to take pictures tomorrow at the set.”
Victoria Bever, Los Angeles, CA
“After cutting a few minutes of footage without pausing, I went back to the beginning and used the extend function to move my edit points around. I was afraid if I didn’t get the camera switch close enough to the...
Bethani Mosher-Borey, Framingham, MA
“I’ve had an incredible externship at the studio where I’ve done a bit of everything. It’s been intense but insanely cool. I’m getting really close on my script and am very pleased with how it’s turning out. My writing mentor...
Daryn Davidson, Philadelphia, PA
“Still coming down from last Thursday’s video shoot! It was amazing to finally get my hands dirty and actually be in a production. It was scary and exciting and all kinds of feelings. Got to help set up with my...
Jarrod Vanzo, Detroit, MI
“Tonight, I met with my actors and Dan. Dan got there early so we could look at the space for my scene and figure out some shots. When my actors arrived, we made introductions and started reading. I read for...
Tony Wroblewski, Phoenix, AZ
“My mentor and I went over and reviewed the previous Chapter of Intro to Genre and went over the aspects of Auteur, Francois Truffant, what makes a good director, and how Sam Raimi and Quentin Tarantino managed to receive the...