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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The Threadless Podcast Episode 1 With Sina Grace

The Threadless Podcast has launched! Tribeca Flashpoint’s Recording Arts department helped our friends over at Threadless produce and record the first episode of The Threadless Podcast. The Threadless podcast focuses on people doing all things creative.  In their own words – “This is the Threadless podcast! Where we talk to creative people doing creative things. There’s always something […]

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Interested in A Film School In Chicago? Train as a Professional

You love film. I get it – believe me. But if you’re thinking about taking your knowledge and experience to the next level by attending a film school in Chicago, one consideration that should be on the top of our “pro’s list” is getting real-world training on real-world professional equipment. Yes, you’ve probably come pretty […]

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digital art: should i get an associates or bachelors?

Digital Art: Should I Get an Associate or a Bachelor’s?

At Tribeca Flashpoint College, we offer an Associate Degree in Animation and Visual Effects and a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Art. One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our incoming digital art students is which one of these degree paths is right for them. Should they study for two years and jump […]

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5 steps to creating your college list

5 Steps to Creating Your College List

Determining what college you want to go to begins with learning about the colleges that are out there. But with 4,140 colleges and universities in the United States, where do you start? How do you decide which schools to research? How do you know which schools to give your attention to? If you are asking […]

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