Veterans Institute for Film and Media (VIFM)

VIFM helps veterans transition into the film and media industry, by providing no cost training and paid internships.


Film Basic Training is the first offering of the Veterans Institute for Film and Media. This three-month, fully sponsored program provides participants with unparalleled access to an innovative curriculum taught by an engaged faculty, staff, and working professionals. Theoretical education is combined with hands-on experience using the same equipment, techniques, and workflows used by industry professionals. Class size is limited to no more than 12 students per session to ensure individualized attention. Film Basic Training comprises three one-month phases.

Services Provided

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship (Specialty)
  • Workforce Incentives (Specialty)
  • Workforce Training (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program (Specialty)
  • Student Placement (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Industry Specific (Specialty)
  • Small Business/General
Contact Information
Allen Crowley
110 Leslie st.
Dallas, TX 75207