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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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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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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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SAG FALL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND AGENT PANEL DISCUSSION

Start: 10/03/2011 – 7:00pm Need some face time with your agent? Join us at the agents panel discussion and membership meeting. When: 7–9 p.m., Monday, October 3, 2011 Where: MediaTech Institute (new location) 1130 W. Trinity Mills Carrollton, TX 75007 (North of GB 190 between Old Denton & Dickerson Pkwy) Google map link: http://g.co/maps/z4wcr For more information click here. The membership meeting is only open to paid-up members in good standing. Unfortunately, no guests allowed. Parents/guardians of younger performers under 18 years old are welcome. PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD (paid thru October 31, 2011) FOR ADMITTANCE. Read more
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Our students film their Live TV Show Today!!

Today our film students filmed their live TV show for class. It is a talk show with our very own Abe Kotara as the host. I got to watch the opening segment myself and it was fantastic! Great job, guys!! It looks like so much fun! Congrats on your hard work guys!! Read more
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Congratulations To One Of Our Own!

Our receptionist, Rae Nyx, will be featured in a CD Sampler for MB Agency in California! Her band, Diminished 5th have decided to place the acoustic version of “Come With Me” on the CD have been working hard to finish their album in hopes of having it out in the next year! Rae has been keeping herself busy with her band and Chae Balistreri, an artist from Longview, Texas. She is the producer and engineer for his album. She has put alot of her time into getting his album just right, as well as her own. To hear the song Read more
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MediaTech Institute helps Hillcrest High School record 80-year-old school song

Normally, band students would practice for a concert or performance at a sporting event. But Hillcrest High School Students are practicing for something much bigger. “It’s a really big deal,” said Mya Warnock of Hillcrest High School. The band class is getting their fight song professionally recorded for the very first time. When the football team makes it to the playoffs, band teacher, Brian Smith, always gets a request for the 45 second song. “The radio stations and the TV stations have asked me for a recording. There’s not one,” said Smith. Now the school will have something to give. “We’ve Read more