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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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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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Our 24 Hour Race Entry!

Our film students were so excited to be a part of the 24 hour Video Race! They put their all into it and are all very proud of their film! Everyone is ready to see what our students have worked so hard on! We hope to see you all out there in support of our students! Great work, Guys! We are so proud of you! For more information, you can visit www.24hourvideorace.com. Our 24 hour video race entry shows Wednesday at 6pm…at the Angelika Mockingbird Station!! Ours plays first, so if you are late you WILL miss it!!! Read more
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MTI graduate, Lior Spirer, earns Executive Producer credits for “Hurry Up & Wait”, a film about Gringo Star

Lior Spirer graduated from MediaTech in summer of 2007. He joined Malone Pictures in late ’07 and was quickly promoted to V.P. in 2008. In Spring of 2009, Lior and the Malone team went on the road to film “Hurry Up and Wait”. Lior was the film’s Executive Producer. He raised money, figured out the logistics, and obtained the needed sources to complete the film.  Hurry Up and Wait premiered at the Nashville Film Festival, USA Film Festival, and the Los Angeles New Wav International Film Festival.  Click HERE to see the trailer! Read more
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SURF’S UP! Mediatech Institute’s New Oceanside, CA Campus Officially Open!

The newest campus for MediaTech Institute is located in scenic Oceanside, California. Just a stone’s throw from the water, this all new facility features equipment from Digidesign, Solid State Logic, JBL, and other major manufacturers. Course offerings will include the Recording Arts Program and the Digital Film and Video Arts Program. Consisting of two control rooms, a theater, and four recording areas, all connected to a central patch room, the Oceanside campus provides the ultimate in flexible connectivity. This beautiful facility was built from the ground up to provide the best possible conditions for both professional work and a fantastic Read more
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Del Shores is Back

DALLAS AUDITION WORKSHOPS JANUARY 15 & 16TH UPDATE Dear Dallas Actors: Thanks to all who have already signed up for the workshops January 15th and 16th. I’m excited to say that the Youth Day (Jan 15th) is already half booked, the afternoon session with only 6 spots available, the morning with 8 spots. The Adult Session (Jan 16th) has 13 spots still open (all levels welcome). Remember, parents are allowed to audit the 15th if your child is comfortable with that. I strongly advise this if you help your child for auditions. These will fill up, so if you want Read more
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Bankroll Your Film

“From the Heart” Productions and Screen Door Film are proud to present a one day film finance seminar on Saturday, December 4th delivered by film financier/producer/author Tom Malloy. Saturday, December 4th, 2010 9 AM to 5 PM $79 full day seminar Location: Austin Conservatory for Professional Arts 908 E. 5th St. Suite 106, Austin, TX 78702 (next door to Progress Coffee) Join us for a free conference call where Tom Malloy will answer your film financing questions and talk about the seminar. Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Start Time: 6:00 PM Central Time Dial-in Number: 1-218-936-4700 Access Code: 840 Visit Read more
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Calling all Film Makers: Compassion Campaign YouTube Contest

The Compassion Campaign You Tube Video Contest is a forum for filmmakers and artists to express their visions of global compassion. The video with the most viewings wins $500. Express your vision.  Spread compassion. For contest information, please visit Contest Page: http://www.innerpathproductions.org/contest Check out the “artist’s version” of the song, Season of Compassion: http://www.youtube.com/GlobalCompassion The Compassion Campaign is creating a new reality…one dream at a time.   Artists, filmmakers, activists and visionaries are invited to post their visions of global compassion in the form of a video.  These videos will all share the same soundtrack: a song entitled Season of Compassion by Ed Munter.  The contest Read more