The Shining. Independence Day. Catch and Release. The Prestige. Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade. The Lone Ranger (with Johnny Depp). What do all these notable films share in common? All of them opted for on-location shooting in the beautiful backdrops of Colorado. More than just mountain ranges, the State of Colorado offers a diversity of appealing locations for local, regional, and major film productions, from sweeping plains to majestic mountains to rocky crags and canyons. To sweeten the pot even more, Colorado has been passing fresh new legislation offering greater incentives to filmmakers who come to shoot in the state.

Here on this page, you'll find a number of professional filmmakers and film professionals featured, all of whom have a proven track record of excellence as students of the Film Connection Film Institute in Colorado. Each of these talented individuals has been personally trained and mentored one-on-one in real film production companies and on the set by some of the finest filmmakers in our industry today. If you have professional filming needs, you can't go wrong by checking out the websites of these professionals. If you'd like more information about the benefits of a one-on-one film apprenticeship with the Film Connection Film Institute, please click here.

Latest Blog Entries from Colorado Film Connection Students

Makayla Anderson

Chapter 18 blogPosted by Makayla Anderson on 2017-11-18

This week, we had to shoot the blood scenes due to my not having the proper materials to do it last week. Last week was super fun though, because we got mostly everything else that was needed to do the intro to my screenplay, and now I just have to edit everything together and I will soon have an awsome video... Read More >>

Makayla Anderson

chapter 17 blogPosted by Makayla Anderson on 2017-11-12

This was an incredibly fun week, we got to shoot my intro to the screenplay I have been working so long and hard on, and it is going to be a great piece of work to show for what I have been doing while in the program itself... Read More >>