Film schools allow students to develop their skills under the guidance of professional instructors, and to network and connect with others interested in film and filmmaking, as well as with those who may eventually offer them careers in the industry. Find local film schools.
Film workshops are a great way to network amongst peers while gaining knowledge for your future in filmmaking. Workshops are basically a 1 day film school. This offers a cost effective way to get training, without spending several months or years in school.