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How to Create a Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan

MediaTech Houston will be hosting the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals (NARIP) tonight at 6pm. There will be guest speakers and the topic will be “How to Create A Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan”.  The meeting is free to MediaTech students. Info about the event: NARIP PresentsHow To Create A Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan  WHEN Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 7pm WHERE Media Tech 3330 Walnut Bend Houston, TX 77042-4712 Near Beltway 8 and Richmond WHY ATTEND?   Get a music marketing plan started in one session and boost the effectiveness of the plan you already have. A great Read more
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Fall Fall Out

    Modern MisFitz present “Fall Fall Out” on Saturday, August 31st.  Ladies are free all night and gentlemen will have a cover charge of $5.  The venue features DJ Will Clinton on the mic and DJ Swerve on the 1’s and 2’s.  Other guests confirmed to be there are Say Cheese TV, The Jett Show, Duney, FE The Cat, and C.I.T.Y.  Inner Glory will be launching their new clothing line and much more!  Be sure to come enjoy the fun at Fall Fall Out!  The event will be held at MediaTech, located at 13300 Branch View Ln. Dallas, Texas Read more
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UNSIGNED GRIND – Hosted by 97.9 The Beat and ArtistsofHipHop.com

  We are proud to announce us partnering with ArtistsofHipHop.com and Radio One to host “The Unsigned Grind” showcase.  97.9 The Beat has teamed up with ArtistsofHipHop.com to bring awareness to HIV.  Winners of The Unsigned Grind online contest will compete for a chance to perform at the 6th Annual Hip Hop for HIV concert at the Fort Worth Convention Center on August 25, 2013. HIV testing will be free and available to anyone who attends the event. After you are finished with the test, you will find out the results within 1 minute! Anyone who takes an HIV test Read more
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Texas Music Project to Sponsor a Special Music Experience at Snowball Express 2012

Texas Music Project, along with a donation from the George A. Robinson IV Foundation, is sponsoring and producing a musical experience for their upcoming SnowBall Express 2012 event to be held Nov. 30-Dec. 3 in Dallas, Texas. Snowball Express (SnowballExpress.org) is a non-profit organization that helps children and the families of America’s fallen military heroes who have died while on active duty since 9/11. Snowball Express started in early 2006 with the idea of providing hope and new memories to these children. Since then, thousands of volunteers across America and prominent corporate sponsors such as American Airlines, Oakley, the Sheraton Read more
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Austin’s own, Broken Records, Snags a MediaTech Graduate for Engineer Work

MediaTech Austin’s Admissions Rep, Roland Roberts, got the inside scoop on a new ad agency in town, Broken Records, from MediaTech graduate AND employee, . Shooting the breeze over lunch at Torchy’s Tacos, Justin chatted with Roland about his role at Broken Records and what they bring to the Music and Arts scene in Austin. –Roland Roberts: What is Broken Records? –Justin Schubert: We are an ad agency with our own “in-house” Post Production Studio. We also have our own green room and live sound stage/small venue. –RR: What do you do for them? –JS: I am their Lead Audio Read more
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MovieMaker Magazine Interviews MediaTech Film Instructors

Movie Maker Magazine, a magazine dedicated to independent moviemakers, recently interviewed six film school professionals for their publication. MediaTech Institute’s very own filmmakers Keith Duncan- Instructor, Eric Jewell-Department Head and Instructor, and Lee Shapiro- Instructor, were featured in the magazine to give a little insight into the world of film school. Jennifer Wood (MM): What is the biggest change affecting film education right now? And how is your program responding to it? Lee Shapiro (LS): Another change involves how the industry hires. Most companies are more interested in demo reels, recommendations and work ethic than grades and degrees. We screen Read more
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Student Recordings and Videos reaches over 16,000 combined views

DJ Frank-Dux, DJ, Producer, and Videographer, and T(dot)Ace, Drummer and Videographer, didn’t just stumble upon Audio Student Tanner Polk; they were destined to meet and record some pretty sick beats. Having met DJ Frank-Dux in Amarillo, Texas through a mutual friend and quickly bonding over a shared passion in music, Tanner knew he’d made a new friend. After only a few weeks as a student at MediaTech Institute and an understanding of studio functions, Tanner dialed up his old friend to record. What Tanner thought would only be a one time opportunity, soon turned into weekly recording sessions and networking Read more
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MediaTech Dallas Hosts Kamp Hollywood

The stage is set. The lights are glaring off the reflective equipment that stands in front of him, and he looks into a sea of faces with eyes glued to his every move. He holds the six pieces of paper, from which he just read, in his shaking hand, and lets out a sigh of relief as the casting directors call “scene”. He just completed an audition and is one step closer to his dream.  For Michael, a three-year camper at The Movie Institute’s Kamp Hollywood, this is just a normal scenario for him. He has been involved in acting Read more
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THE VOICE Auditioning in Dallas | 7.28-7.29

NBC’s #1 show THE VOICE will be holding open auditions in Dallas on July 28 & 29. They are looking for solo artists and duos. All styles of music welcome: pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop, alternative, Latin, country, blues, singer/songwriter, etc. Performers ages 15 and up are welcome! Go to:www.nbcthevoice.com to register! Read more
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How to Begin a Career in the Music Industry: Advice to the graduating class of 2012

So the big day is fast approaching. You are leaving the ivory tower of college in a few weeks and are about to enter the work force. Most likely the only thought on your mind is how to get a job. The ideal is to have a job locked up and waiting for you before you graduate, so you can enjoy your last month at college. This is what all your friends in other majors are doing. The computer scientists are getting flown across the country and eating lobster. The engineers are meeting with on campus recruiters. The management and Read more