7 High School Electives To Prepare You For A Degree In VFX

The love of music and performance hit me at a very young age. So, when it came time to select my high school electives it was pretty clear what classes to choose and what extra curricular activities I wanted to be involved with. Band, choir, theatre, speech team, the fall and spring musicals were all […]

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Find Your Happy: 5 Simple Tips

Growing up in the small town of Owensboro, KY my passion for performing began in church. When I was 9 years old I got the opportunity to play the captain of the ship in the show Go Go Jonah! I was the youngest, smallest and shortest of the cast so casting me as the captain […]

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5 Ways to mic an acoustic guitar

I remember being in preschool and watching our teacher play the piano. I was amazed and wanted nothing more but to make it sound that she could. Fortunately for me I had parents that recognized their 4th child was different to the rest of their 6 children and put me into piano lessons. Over the […]

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Make the Right Connections

By Amy Rising, Chair Film I would not have had a career in the film industry if it weren’t for the connections I made in school. Simply put, I met some people. I got a chance to work on a couple of student projects, then intern on a professional project and when I showed them […]

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It is Never Too Late to Go to Film School

It is Never too Late to Go to Film School

Regardless of any fears you may have about attending film school, it is never too late to obtain your degree in Film. In fact, now is the perfect time for you to get back to school and start pursuing your dream! Why? Check out these four reasons we believe you should apply for film school […]

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Understanding the Benefits of Mentoring in Film School, Yoda-Style

If you are comparing film school versus going it alone for your film education, working with a mentor in a collaborative learning environment should be an important consideration in your decision. Let’s first define what a “mentor” is and what can they do for you. According to Merriam-Webster, a “mentor” is defined as “a trusted […]

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Why a Graphic Design Degree is Worth it

Why a Graphic Design Degree is Worth it

With technology being what it is today, it seems like you can learn absolutely anything online. Want to learn how to change a tire? There is a video on Youtube for that. Want to know how you can improve your study habits. Here’s a guide for it. Don’t know how to make toast? Wiki how […]

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4 interesting Careers in Digital Art

4 Interesting Careers in Digital Art

When you think about digital art, you probably think of animating the graphics for a video game. But there is a lot more to digital art than game design. From medicine to law, digital artists have a hand in almost every industry out there, and when it comes to creating, careers in these industries can […]

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A Film Degree Can Spark Your Career

To pursue a formal education in film school, or not, is a weighty question. Certainly you can be successful in film without a degree but there are quite a number of reasons why seeking a formal degree can be the spark that lifts your film career. First, it is true that you can go online […]

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