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TEN WEEKS ONLINE - ONE WEEK FILMING

TFI is a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity designed to bring Christ Followers & Story Tellers who have a calling in the visual arts together.

 

We are the only Faith-Based apprentice program in the country, helping Christians passionate about filmmaking learn the trade and make their films.  

At Transformation Film Institute, we teach the art of filmmaking like a four-year institution with practical applications like a trade school. We believe learning is best achieved by doing and documenting what you have done.

 

TFI apprentice leaves us with documented proof of their abilities to work in the Faith-Based Film Industry. Personalized learning opportunities for each apprentice are the TFI way. Only excepting 20 new students per semester, gives our instructors the ability to personalize the learning experience for each apprentice. We help our apprentices leave the Fast Track Professional Program with more than head knowledge they leave us with a portfolio to show they are industry professionals.

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COURSES ARE

IMMERSIVE

TFI provides immersion courses where students combine classroom and hands on film set experience. This is a unique opportunity for Christian filmmakers to sharpen their skills while making original film content.

SENSE OF

COMMUNITY

The camaraderie, sense of community, and purpose; which results from the collaborative work on film and television is a highly rewarding way to create visual art.

IN-CLASS & ONLINE

OFFERINGS

TFI offers in-class programs along with online courses, however, we can serve your film needs we are here. Come learn from industry-leading Christian filmmakers and university professors! 

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Gain knowledge and mentorship from industry leading Christian filmmakers and university professors!   Take film classes with us in Frisco, Texas 

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TFI STAFF

Richard made his broadcasting mark by winning five television Ace Awards for a signature network music series. Richard then segued from production to management, while pursuing his Master’s in Film at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. At CBN Network Richard produced for some of their highest rated programs, shows such as the Emmy-award winning Scarecrow and Mrs. King and Remington Steele.

 

​Richard and his work have been profiled on the Family Channel, The BET Network, Bravo, and MTV. Richard Polite comes to us with over 30 years of both creative television and film experience. 

 

Richard Polite is the Managing Director of TFI responsible for the day to day operations of the institute.

Richard Polite Christian film school director
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