Category : Student Success Stories

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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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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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MediaTech Houston Graduate Spotlight – Johnnie Moutra

Johnnie Moutra just recently graduated from MediaTech Houston, and has been working with local artist Marium Echo on her album, Letters & Numbers, as a producer. I recently sat down with Johnny to speak with him about the album and his time at MediaTech. Roy: First off, what made you want to go into audio engineering? Johnnie: It started off just as poetry, which then developed into songwriting. After some urging from a friend, I came across MediaTech as I looked up different schools and decided to check it out. Upon coming in, I instantly knew that this was for 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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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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Music, travel focus of Austin-based reality show

Music and travel are two of my favorite things. Yours, too, I’m guessing. So “Sound Tracks,” a new reality show being produced by the Sessions, a local production company run by Lauren Bucherie and CJ Vinson, looks to be a winner. “The whole premise is to have audiences join us on the road while we explore different American cities in search of your next favorite band,” Bucherie told me. “The show appeals to anyone who likes music, history and culture. This is a show for everyone.” Bucherie and Vinson met at Austin’s MediaTech Institute in 2009 and formed the Sessions Read more
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New Music Video by Houston Recording Arts Graduate

The Recording Arts Graduates from MediaTech Institute in Houston have so many awesome things going on! Check out the new music video from Patrick Lemelle aka ‘Trix’ called ‘Stampede’. Directed By Tantrum Photos Go Follow Trix On Twitter @justcallmeTrix You Can Find Tantrum Photos On Twitter @TantrumPhotos 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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MediaTech Graduate Eric Mikulak aka ‘Click Clack’ Q & A

  Eric Mikulak, better known as rapper Click-Clack, could very well be the face of Austin’s ever-growing hip hop scene. The local artist finds inspiration from an assortment of groups, his do-it-yourself ethic bringing to mind alternative hip hop groups such as Death Grips and Odd Future, to name a few. Along with being a talented rapper, Mikulak is a great producer; he splices together ideas and sounds with the utmost precision and detail, his production moody and atmospheric. Having released his debut full-length album, Housework, Mikulak is ready to take Austin by storm. The artist spoke with The Daily Texan Read more
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Film Grad, Cory Parker, produces promo video for WhenSeanSpeaks.com

Mediatech Dallas Film Graduate, Cory Parker, produced an excellent promo video for WhenSeanSpeaks.com 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