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MediaTech Institute Graduate Accepted Into the Dallas International Film Film Fest

  We would like to offer our congratulations to Michael Krist, a MediaTech Institute Graduate in 2015 for being accepted into the Dallas International Film Fest North Texas College Showcase.  His movie ‘Behind the Red Door’ was one of 10 selected for this great achievement. The 10th annual Dallas International Film Festival runs from April 14-24 and all the nominees will be walking the red carpet during that event!  Way to go, Michael and best of luck during the rest of the process!   BEHIND THE RED DOOR, erotic thriller written and directed by Michael Krist Donen. A depressed fashion Read more
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Save the Date: MediaTech Institute Campus Wide Open House

Haven’t been able to make a single Open House yet? Mark your calendars for the upcoming July dates for all of our campuses! Austin Saturday, July 11 12:00PM – 3:00PM Oceanside Monday, July 13 5:00PM – 8:00PM Houston Wednesday, July 15 4:00PM – 7:00PM Dallas Thursday, July 16 5:00PM – 8:00PM MediaTech Institute Open Houses are filled with information on each of our creative, hands-on programs such as: Animation** Mobile Application Development** Digital Film Web Design and Development (NEW) Also, it’s a great opportunity for students to connect with one another, check out the learning environment and pick Financial Aid’s Read more
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4 Steps to Successfully Applying for Financial Aid

Financial aid can be a very time consuming, overwhelming and frustrating time as you’re examining your options to pay for school. With these four easy steps, we can curve the process. Step 1: Get a Pin Number BEFORE beginning the financial aid process, you should apply for a personal identification number (PIN) through the Department of Education. Visit www.pin.ed.gov to do this. This PIN is your electronic signature. TIP: Make sure your four-digit PIN number is something you won’t forget! If you are a DEPENDENT make sure your parents get a PIN as well to sign your financial aid (FAFSA) Read more
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Hyer Elementary to ‘Shake it Off’ with Viral Video on Reading

Taylor Swift music has had her fans dancing since the early 2000’s with her catalog of hits, and her latest, “Shake it Off” has been a sensational viral hit. Hyer Elementary reached out to MediaTech to assist with the recordings in their new campaign to promote reading for their students. Music and education make great partners and MediaTech Institute was glad to help! Instructor Mike Musal and his Audio 101 classes assisted the pint-size elementary students on the hit track at our Dallas campus. Watch the video below and see if you can keep your toes from tapping or your Read more
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Music Business Empowerment with The Sessions Panel

How do I protect myself as a musician/artist? What is the best way to market my record label? Why is networking important in this industry? These are only a blink of the many questions to be answered (and asked) at The Sessions Panel. MediaTech Institute – Dallas will be hosting the talk panel next Monday, May 11th from 1pm – 6pm in our Live Sound area. The event will include a variety of speakers, ranging from Saturday Night Live saxophonist, Christine Ohlman to entertainment lawyer, Paul Quin. Although the event is F-R-E-E and open to the public, you HAVE to Read more
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Miking Acoustic Guitars

As I’ve watched some young engineers record acoustic guitars (or any acoustic instrument such as a mandolin, ukulele, etc), I’ve discovered that very little thought seems to go into this process. So I’ll briefly share some techniques that I personally use which will undoubtedly yield you some great results! These aren’t new or groundbreaking techniques by any means, but I’ve noticed that a shockingly large number of engineers do not get good captures when it comes to these instruments. So here we go; let’s start with two quality small diaphragm condenser microphones. And no, they do NOT need to be Read more
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Student Testimonial- Johnny Cromer

Check out what our student Johnny Cromer has to say about his experience at MediaTech Institute: What can I say about MediaTech Dallas? For beginners, I can say “Creativity Is Welcome Here” because it surely is. Case in point, I helped a classmate out with his large band project, and we had to have drums and 15 tracks in all. After mixing the drums, we still needed seven more tracks to call the project complete. I added four more tracks by playing acoustic guitar, harmonica, kazoo, and sang. My classmate thought of using handclaps and finger snaps, so that added Read more
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Tha Kracken! coming to MediaTech Institute Dallas- Friday, June 27th at 2:00 PM

Please join us in welcoming Tha Kracken to MediaTech Institute Dallas! He will be guest speaking on Friday, June 27th at 2:00 PM! Please find his bio below: When you look up the definition to the word “Chameleon” you very well may see the name “Tha Kracken!” The hard work that Tha Kracken put into his Chameleon styled production has paid off as he has found himself working with nationally known artists as Mya, Jermaine Dupree, Jagged Edge, Cherish, Lloyd, Young Joc, Bow Wow and Omarion, KeKe Palmer, Pleasure P., and Lecrae. The multi-talented producer considers himself an music producer Read more
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Memorial Day Mash Up!!!

Memorial Day MASHUP presented by Modern Misfitz @ the Elm Street Bar in Deep Ellum. A cool spot 2 land on May 31st at 8pm!!! Local stars, drinks and music… Plus a $100 footlocker giftcard raffle!!! Doors open at 8pm Performances start at 9pm $7 after 10 it’s $5 Hosted by: HoneyMonroe Bry Jones Performances by: C. Polk Franco Perry JPZ Mike Mula T-Ryde Charles K. Duney Groove Bumps Modern Misfitz Read more