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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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Oceanside’s BOM Instructor joins judges panel for new reality series, Totally Packaged

MediaTech Institute Oceanside’s Business of Music Instructor, C. Michael Brae, joins the judges panel for a new reality series for independent artists called, Totally Packaged. Joining him on the judges panel is Grammy Nominated Producer, Roger Ryan, Super Star Stylist, Tiffany Dean, and Powerhouse Publicist, Scott Samson. Mr. Brae brings a lot of industry experience to the table. He began his career on NYCs Wall Street after graduating with a double Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Advertising from the University of San Francisco. Mr. Brae began Hitman Records in 1991 and solidified a joint venture with SOLAR (Sounds of Los 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 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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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
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Fall 2011 Graduation at MediaTech Houston

On Sunday, September 18, 2011, approximately thirty MediaTech students walked across the stage to receive their Recording Arts diploma after almost a year of studying at the Houston campus. This was only the fifth graduation ceremony to be held at the Houston campus and the turnout was bigger than ever. Elbow to elbow, friends and family gathered together to celebrate the students hard work, efforts, and honor them for completing their course of study. Campus Director, Doris Hecht, welcomed the graduates and guests and congratulated the students for completion of the Recording Arts Program. “MediaTech will make a difference in Read more
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RoCK the VoTE ~ Dallas Observer Music Awards

THE POLLS ARE OPEN FOR THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS CLICK HERE TO VOTE NOW! CLICK HERE TO VOTE NOW! THE RULES: You can fill out the ballot only once per day, voting for one band per musical category. Don’t try to go in & tamper with cookies on your browser to vote multiple times a day, we will figure it out! All voting, online or otherwise, ends at 2AM on the night of the Dallas Observer Music Showcase, Saturday, October 15th. Cast your vote early or fill out a paper ballot when you attend the showcase. Winners will be Read more
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Film Graduate, Justin Davis, hits a homerun with the Quad Cities River Bandits

Dallas Digital Film Graduate, Justin Davis (JD), is a a Video Production Assistant for the Quad Cities River Bandits in Davenport, IA.  JD started working as an intern in January of 2011.  He is responsible for  Writing, Directing, Shooting, Editing, and sometimes starring in the In-House Promotional Videos. Just take a look at some of the promotional videos for the River Bandit’s themed nights on their YouTube channel. JD is responsible for  creating Sponsor Graphics (mostly looping animations) for their video boards as well as contributing graphic design assistance when needed. JD’s Pre-Game/Daily responsibilities include editing the previous night’s game highlight Read more
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Kill Your Plug-ins and Up Your Music Production Skills

I love Spectrasonic’s Omnisphere. It’s the best sounding softsynth I’ve ever heard; powerful, deep, detailed and, yes, sexy. I love the fact that its sample library is enormous, the presets are wide, varied and bountiful, like Harrods at Christmas time. I can press just one key and a whole world of beautiful sound comes pouring out of my monitors, and every time I use it I always think; ‘wow, I could do something really interesting with this’. And then I don’t. I might spend a few hours mucking around with Omnisphere, but when it comes to working and finishing my Read more
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NOW HEAR THIS | Dallas Producer’s Association Meeting | 9.6.11

DPA’s September meeting, Now Hear This, will concentrate on all things audio for the production community. A panel of audio pros will discuss location audio, audio post/sound design and music for film/video providing tips and insights that will help producers create more efficient and effective productions whether for feature films, documentaries, commercials or corporate projects. Audio Pro Panelists will include: Jay Adkins – Jaya Music Johnny Marshall – Marshall Sound Design David Rosenblad – DRM: sir reel sound David Friedman – WaveMaker Audio Renee Coronado – Dallas Audio Post Group Clayton Coblentz, local producer and DPA Secretary/Treasurer will moderate the Read more