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MediaTech enters the ’24 Hour Video Race’ for the 4th year!

The 24 Hour Video Race is a fun filmmaking competition in which teams of video makers have 24 hours to write, shoot, edit and score an original short film. The 2012 24-Hour Video Race started at the Dallas Angelika Film Center on Friday, May 4th 2012 with a theme, prop, location and line of dialogue assignment for the film. The race concludes 24 hours later with a sprint to the finish line back at the Angelika. Lead by Instructor, Eric Jewell, this is 4th year that MediaTech Institute’s Digital Film program will be entering the competition. The first year year MediaTech entered they Read more
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MediaTech Institute Open House | May 17, 2012 | 7-9 pm

TOUR THE STUDIOS OF MEDIATECH INSTITUTE! You’re invited to join us for a behind-the-scenes look into the Music & Film Industry. From the technical and creative know-how to hands-on training by industry professionals, our renowned multi-studio RECORDING ARTS & DIGITAL FILM programs teach you all the skills you need to succeed in the Entertainment Industry. CALL 866-498-1122 TO RSVP TODAY!! Read more
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MediaTech student, Kris Kitchen’s band ‘Let’s Talk’ featured in Warped magazine

Let’s Talk – Cheat Codes Are For Cowards And Cowards Don’t Make History Exclusive Interview Tell us about where you are from and how you got to this position today. Kris Kitchen is from all of the country. He was raised with his dad in the military so he moved around most of his life. After graduating high school in South Carolina he moved to Texas bouncing around Austin and Georgetown in hardcore bands playing drums, singing and songwriting for 3 years. Then he joined the army and got out 2 years and moved to Dallas and reconnected with Spencer Read more
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Remembering DJ Frantic

Fran “DJ Frantic” Erck’s first club gig wasn’t supposed to happen at all. He’d only started spinning records two years earlier, after he’d grown bored of his videogames and after his friend Pat “Phat-1” Johnson had persuaded him to get a secondhand set of turntables. Johnson tried to convince the promoter at the Sand Bar to let him share his set with the newcomer, but the skeptical promoter was leery of giving a rookie, someone who’d only spun at a few house parties, such a big stage. Finally, though, the promoter relented and agreed to let Phat-1 split his set Read more
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Film Grad, Cory Parker, produces promo video for

Mediatech Dallas Film Graduate, Cory Parker, produced an excellent promo video for When Sean Speaks is organization that was created by Sean Carter and his mom, Jenny Carter, after Sean overcame severe brain injuries sustained as a passenger while in a drunk driving crash. Sean was in a coma and paralyzed. He couldn’t walk. He couldn’t talk. Doctors gave Jenny scary details about the worst-case scenario. They told her that her job was to hope for the best.”I just felt like I couldn’t let those negative thoughts enter the picture,” Jenny said. “They couldn’t be part of the story.” Sean’s progress Read more
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MediaTech Success Story: George Miadis | SONAR LIGHTS

George Miadis may have been born in Boston, MA, but his childhood was anything but that of a typical American. At the age of five George and his family returned to his parents homeland of Athens, Greece where he grew up. Taking in all that the cultural and musical diversity of the region had to offer, George began his love affair with music at an early age. He began exploring and mastering a variety of musical instruments such as the guitar, bouzouki, oud, cumbus and many other eastern string instruments. He was only 12 years old when he enrolled the Read more
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MediaTech Grad presents screening premiere for first short film| Immortal Infection | Dec 3rd @ 9pm

MediaTech graduate Cory Parker will be screening his first short film, “Immortal Infection” on Dec. 3rd. in the theatre at MediaTech Institute. The show starts at 9p.m.   “Immortal Infection”, is a short film about a doctor that falls for a man that others in the town fear may be a vampire. She is tormented by another doctor who claims to be a vampire hunter, as he warns her of the dangers, but also wants her for himself.   This is Cory’s first film as writer, producer and director, among all the other jobs that go with creating a film. Read more
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AMS Pictures sponsors Mediatech Institute Video Production

The AMS Pictures “What would you do with a Boeing 727?” Summer Sweepstakes has inspired a class of Digital Film students at MediaTech Institute in Dallas . They will be taking the winning idea of Molly Cain of Comerica Bank and turning it into a reality! AMS opened up it’s doors last week to MediaTech Institute’s Advanced Production class. The students got the opportunity to work with Equipment Manager, James Rucker, Director of Photography, Luisa Mendoza-Kirby, and Sales Coordinator, Brett Reisman. The students had access to AMS Pictures’ sophisticated camera, grip, and lighting equipment.  They also got to film inside Read more
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MediaTech’s 201 Film class submits video for Doritos: “Crash the Superbowl” commercial contest!

Mediatech’s 201 Digital Film Class in Dallas has produced and entered a video for the Doritos “Crash the Superbowl” contest. The video is titled “Robot Spider V2” which is now available to view in the contest gallery. The winner will get to work with The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Shcaffer), get their commercial spot scene by millions, and if that’s not enough, they are throwing in million dollars!! Five finalists will be announced on January 4, 2012. Watch the video and share with your friends, classmates, and colleagues!! Read more
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MediaTech Institute Open House | November 17, 2011 | 7-9pm

You’re invited to join us for a behind-the-scenes look into the Music & Film Industry. From the technical and creative know-how to hands-on training by industry professionals, our renowned multi-studio RECORDING ARTS & DIGITAL FILM programs teach you all of the skills you need to succeed in the entertainment Industry. TURN YOUR PASSION FOR MUSIC INTO A CAREER!! MediaTech Institute – Dallas Campus 400 E. Royal Lane, Suite 100 Irving, TX 75039 972.869.1122 MediaTech Institute – Austin Campus 200 Academy Drive, Suite A Austin, TX 78704 512.447.2002 MediaTech Institute – Houston Campus 3324 Walnut Bend Lane Houston, TX 77042 832.242.3426 MediaTech Read more