The Learn in L.A. Film Program by Film Connection

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WHY THE LEARN IN L.A. FILM PROGRAM HELPS YOU DEVELOP YOUR OWN FILM IDEA

There’s an interesting story about how director Paul Thomas Anderson (Magnolia, Boogie Nights, Punch Drunk Love) got started in film. He enrolled in a well-known film school, attended for two days, then dropped out and got his tuition money back. What did he do with his refund? He used it to fund his short film Cigarettes and Coffee, which got the attention of Sundance and was influential in landing him his first feature film deal.

With film schools costing sometimes 70,000 or more to attend (and graduating students with no job prospects), it’s very common for film school graduates to express regret at the cost. It usually sounds something like this:

“For the money I spent on film school, I could have actually made a movie!”

That’s a really good point—after all, college degrees don’t get you film deals. Proven ability does. Filmmakers PROVE they can make movies by making movies.

So why not kill two birds with one stone? Why not learn filmmaking by actually developing your own film? This is precisely the concept behind the LEARN IN L.A. FILM PROGRAM by Film Connection. We teach you filmmaking by helping you develop your own film idea—and when you’re finished, we open the door for you to pitch that idea directly to Hollywood!

SHOWING HOLLYWOOD WHAT YOU CAN DO

The Learn in L.A. Film Program is not for everyone—in fact, it’s not even for people who are interested in just “getting a job” in filmmaking. It’s a program for people who want to make it big, people who want to become Film Directors and Film Producers. If that’s what you want to be—a Director or Producer—then you have to show Hollywood what you’re capable of. You have to demonstrate more than just an understanding of filmmaking; you have to demonstrate that you’re the kind of person who can be in charge.

That doesn’t happen by working on someone else’s movie; it happens by making your own. That’s why it’s so important to develop your own film idea, and that’s why Film Connection’s Learn in L.A. Program has designed its structured course curriculum to be applied directly to making your own movies:

  • When you learn about screenwriting, you learn by writing YOUR OWN screenplay.
  • When you learn about budgeting, you are working on a budget for YOUR OWN film.
  • When you learn about location scouting, lighting, production design, etc., you are learning these things in the context of YOUR OWN movie.
  • When you learn about hiring/working with cast and crew, you are doing it in the context of casting YOUR OWN film.
  • When you learn how to shoot a scene, you are shooting a scene from YOUR OWN movie.
  • When you learn how to pitch an idea to Hollywood executives, you’re learning to pitch YOUR OWN film.

Get the idea?

Can you think of any other film school on the planet that actually gears its program to getting your own movie made?

With the Learn in L.A. Film Program by Film Connection, you no longer have to choose, as Paul Thomas Anderson did, between going to film school and making your own movie. With our unique program, you can do both.

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