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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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California CD Sampler will feature one of our own!!

Rae Nyx, Dallas Receptionist, will be featured on a California CD Sampler that is being put out by MB Agency! Rae’s band Diminished 5th are picking out the song at this very moment. Rae is a recent graduate of MediaTech and has become a vocal coach of some of our students! We can’t wait until it all goes through! We will post an update as to when the CD will be released! Check out Diminished 5th’s facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Diminished-5th/194614857237397 and their myspace page at www.myspace.com/dim5thmusic! Or follow Rae on Twitter at www.twitter.com @Rae_Nykie_Nyx! 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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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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Open House

On November 11, 2010 from 7-9pm, MediaTech would like to invite you to come out and view our facilities, meet and greet with our instructors and come see what MediaTech is all about. Everyone is welcome. Feel free to bring a guest along for the fun. All campuses will be participating. Call now to put you and your friends on the guest list. Hope to see you there. Dallas Campus is located at : 400 E Royal Lane, Irving TX 75039, Austin Campus is located at : 200 Academy suite A, Austin TX 78704, Houston Campus is located : 3324 Read more
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RIP Les Paul (1915-2009)

MediaTech faculty and students honor the life of Les Paul (1915-2009), the man that is not only responsible for the creation of the Electric solid body guitar, but also numerous recording devices and techniques, including the creation of the multi-track recorder. Just imagine how different the modern music scene would be, without those two inventions. Truly dedicated to a life in music, it’s interesting to note that Les continued to perform live every Monday night at the Iridium Room, a club in New York city until just a few months ago. Still playing and singing well into his 90’s! Play Read more
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The Recording Arts are Flourishing

The Toronto Sun posted an article on May 30th about the state of the recording arts…. very interesting for those of you that are working in the industry. Source: The Toronto Sun | Article by Sharon Aschaiek With films and TV productions increasingly relying on studio-enhanced musical scores and sound effects, and music bands regularly turning to audio companies to get just the right sound on their CDs, career opportunities in the recording arts are flourishing. Enjoying a thriving career on the music side of the business is James Shaw, Halifax, N.S.-based owner of Redfish Audio, an established audio production Read more