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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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“So my child wants to be in the music biz”

When parents hear that their children want to break into the music industry, whether as a musician or on the business side of things, reactions can be decidedly mixed. Some parents go all out trying to help their children reach the stars, while others take the “dream on, kid” approach and others still are semi-supportive but unsure of what it all means. Which group has the right idea? Maybe all of them. After all, it’s natural for parents to worry about their child’s ability to make a living in a very competitive industry – a dose of realism is always Read more
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MediaTech Dallas Hosts Kamp Hollywood

The stage is set. The lights are glaring off the reflective equipment that stands in front of him, and he looks into a sea of faces with eyes glued to his every move. He holds the six pieces of paper, from which he just read, in his shaking hand, and lets out a sigh of relief as the casting directors call “scene”. He just completed an audition and is one step closer to his dream.  For Michael, a three-year camper at The Movie Institute’s Kamp Hollywood, this is just a normal scenario for him. He has been involved in acting Read more
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THE VOICE Auditioning in Dallas | 7.28-7.29

NBC’s #1 show THE VOICE will be holding open auditions in Dallas on July 28 & 29. They are looking for solo artists and duos. All styles of music welcome: pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop, alternative, Latin, country, blues, singer/songwriter, etc. Performers ages 15 and up are welcome! Go to:www.nbcthevoice.com to register! Read more
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How to Begin a Career in the Music Industry: Advice to the graduating class of 2012

So the big day is fast approaching. You are leaving the ivory tower of college in a few weeks and are about to enter the work force. Most likely the only thought on your mind is how to get a job. The ideal is to have a job locked up and waiting for you before you graduate, so you can enjoy your last month at college. This is what all your friends in other majors are doing. The computer scientists are getting flown across the country and eating lobster. The engineers are meeting with on campus recruiters. The management and Read more
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MediaTech enters the ’24 Hour Video Race’ for the 4th year!

The 24 Hour Video Race is a fun filmmaking competition in which teams of video makers have 24 hours to write, shoot, edit and score an original short film. The 2012 24-Hour Video Race started at the Dallas Angelika Film Center on Friday, May 4th 2012 with a theme, prop, location and line of dialogue assignment for the film. The race concludes 24 hours later with a sprint to the finish line back at the Angelika. Lead by Instructor, Eric Jewell, this is 4th year that MediaTech Institute’s Digital Film program will be entering the competition. The first year year MediaTech entered they Read more
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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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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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Remembering DJ Frantic

Fran “DJ Frantic” Erck’s first club gig wasn’t supposed to happen at all. He’d only started spinning records two years earlier, after he’d grown bored of his videogames and after his friend Pat “Phat-1” Johnson had persuaded him to get a secondhand set of turntables. Johnson tried to convince the promoter at the Sand Bar to let him share his set with the newcomer, but the skeptical promoter was leery of giving a rookie, someone who’d only spun at a few house parties, such a big stage. Finally, though, the promoter relented and agreed to let Phat-1 split his set 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