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Pre-Master Program

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 4 months

The Domus Academy Pre-Master’s Program is a four-month intensive postgraduate course that will prepare you to enter a Master’s program at Domus Academy. [+]

Best Courses in Arts in USA 2017. In just four months of study, you’ll be ready to enter a master’s program in design. Begin your future today! You are looking ahead with excitement to a rewarding and creative career in design. Your next big step is earning your master’s degree at the renowned design school Domus Academy. Before you apply, you can take this opportunity to strengthen your background in design. You can expand your knowledge of the design world, hone your technical skills, and build an outstanding portfolio of projects. Program The Domus Academy Pre-Master’s Program is a four-month intensive postgraduate course that will prepare you to enter a Master’s program at Domus Academy. You can choose between 12 master’s programs at Domus Academy in the broad areas of arts, design, fashion, and branding/ communication. Or you can apply to design programs at other schools in Italy or abroad. Created for graduates who have at least three years of university-level study, the Pre-Master’s Program will give you the foundational understanding of design that is required for entry into the Domus Academy master’s-level programs. It will also give you the valuable opportunity to construct a professional portfolio under the guidance of mentors who are experts in the field. What you will learn – Your knowledge of broad design domains and your practical skills within each of these domains. – A clear understanding of the range of themes and processes relevant to a specialized area of study. – A professional portfolio in your area of interest, following the guidelines for entrance to the Domus Academy master’s-level programs. – The technical skills and organizational abilities you need for master’s-level learning, acquired through labs and project activities. – A variety of techniques and tools to better communicate and present your design ideas. How you will learn Our faculty members teach according to Domus Academy’s renowned “learning by designing” approach. Thematic lectures are supported by laboratory sessions, project activities, and visits to design studios. You will have the flexibility to focus on your own areas of interest while meeting overall course objectives. Intensive English Language Course While attending the Pre-Master’s Program, you can improve your English. You must score 4.0 or higher on the IELTS exam to begin the Intensive English course, which is 3 modules of 3 weeks each for 3, 6, or 9 weeks. Each module is 30 hrs in classroom and 60 hrs online for 3, 6, or 9 weeks. Each 3-week segment can improve your English by 0.5 IELTS points. You must score 5.0 for entry into Domus Academy. Admission & Requirements Applicants wishing to enroll in the Pre-Master’s Program shall meet the entry requirements outlined below: – At least 15 years of previous education – Holding a first level academic degree (bachelor degree or academic diploma). – Certificate of English language: minimum entry level requirement IELTS 4.0 The Pre-Master’s Program has limited number of places. The places will be assigned on a first come-first accepted basis. [-]

Apprentice Program

California College of Music
Campus Full time 6 months April 2017 USA Pasadena

The Apprentice Program equips students with extensive and practical real-world skills to empower them to succeed in the modern popular music industry. Technical development, ear training, private lessons, and ensemble playing give students valuable hands-on experience in the craft of music. [+]

Apprentice Program 2 Quarters, 30 Credits The Apprentice Program equips students with extensive and practical real-world skills to empower them to succeed in the modern popular music industry. Technical development, ear training, private lessons, and ensemble playing give students valuable hands-on experience in the craft of music. Taught by world-renowned professional musicians, the Apprentice Program is the right choice for students who wish to quickly establish a firm foundation of musicianship for the modern industry. The Apprentice Program curriculum for vocalists and instrumentalists is the same as the first two quarters in the Diploma and Associate’s Degree Programs. CCM offers the Apprentice Program for the following: VOICE GUITAR BASS DRUMS PIANO/KEYBOARDS HOW TO GET STARTED AND APPLY Step 1: Film your Video Audition Step 2: Complete an Application for Admission Step 3: Pay your application fee and send us your supporting documents APPLICATION DEADLINE CCM enrolls new students in our Spring and Fall quarters. Our Spring 2017 starts on April 3rd, 2017, and new students must submit all application materials by: U.S. Residents: March 1st, 2017. International Students: February 1st, 2017. PLEASE NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE REVIEWED UNTIL THE APPLICATION FEE IS RECEIVED [-]

Sculpture/Painting Certificate

New York Studio School (NYSS)
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA New York

This course is ideal for a student who is interested in gaining/furthering their plastic experience in either Painting or Sculpture. This program, has allowed students to build their portfolio, in order to apply to other programs. [+]

Best Courses in Arts in USA 2017. New York Studio School offers students an opportunity to study in a three year intensive studio Certificate Program. The focus and concentration of the Certificate Program allows individuals to hone in on their chosen areas of study: Painting or Sculpture, with Drawing as an integral component of each discipline. Students begin each semester with either a Drawing or a Sculpture Marathon. NYSS's faculty and guest artists are on site each day teaching during the two week Marathons. For the remaining 13 weeks of the academic semester, students work in their studios focusing on their area of choice: Painting or Sculpture. For the first two years Students are placed in an Atelier setting, where they are given a space which allows them to explore and immerse themselves in their main area of study. Each Atelier has a slightly different philosophy and is outlined by the selected faculty member. Students are encouraged to choose an Atelier that best fit for their goals. The motifs for each Atelier may include or lean towards: working from the perception; direct or indirect observation, abstraction or imagination. The faculty members at the Studio School are professional working artists who work with students based on a curriculum designed by the philosophy and practice of the School. During the third year of the program, students are encouraged to work independently and are allocated to a private/semi private studio. The Certificate Program culminates in a Completion Exhibition - with their fellow graduates. Throughout the duration of the three years, students are encouraged to participate in other course offerings including the lunch time lectures, Professional Development Seminars, Peer Seminar Group: Exhibitions of Contemporary Art and the esteemed Evening Lecture Series that hosts some of New York City's most influential artists, writers, critics, and historians. Students will often register and join the Evening and Saturday classes including Sculpture, Painting, Drawing and Watercolor classes for exposure to other faculty members' working methodologies. This course is ideal for a student who is interested in gaining/furthering their plastic experience in either Painting or Sculpture. Ideally, enrollment is for the full three years, though accommodations can be made for the right applicant to attend one or more semesters, depending upon their availability. This program, has allowed students to build their portfolio, in order to apply to other programs. There is no automatic transfer between the Certificate and MFA programs: students who wish to apply for an MFA while enrolled in the Certificate program must apply directly to the program and will be considered as new applicants. Scholarship Financial aid helps provide highly gifted students the opportunity to experience a rigorous education in the visual arts among a talented peer group and under the guidance of internationally recognized faculty. Most New York Studio School financial assistance is awarded on the basis of the student’s documented financial need as demonstrated by completing and submitting the School's Financial Aid Application found on the "Financial Services" page. All students must complete the Financial Aid Application on an annual basis and be in good academic standing to be considered for financial assistance. In addition to scholarships awarded from the School’s endowed scholarship fund, a number of special scholarships are awarded as funding is made available to the School. JANE CHACE CARROLL Scholarships – provides scholarships of $15,000 per year to qualified MFA students for two full years of study. RAMAPO TRUST Scholarships – awarded to continuing or incoming MFA or Certificate students who are over the age of 40 as funding permits. MILTON & SALLY AVERY ARTS FOUNDATION Scholarships – awarded to continuing and incoming MFA and Certificate students. CHARLES CAJORI SCHOLARSHIP FOR PAINTING – annually awarded to one MFA or Certificate student who demonstrates artistic talent and financial need. LCU FUND FOR WOMEN’S EDUCATION Housing Awards – awarded to continuing or incoming female MFA students who make less than $30,000 a year, receive little or no financial support from family members or others, and remain in good standing within their program of study. ABSOLUTE SECRET Endowed Scholarships – awarded to continuing or incoming students based on financial need. HARRIET GLAZIER Endowed Scholarships for Women Painters – awarded to continuing or incoming female painting students based on financial need. HELENA RUBINSTEIN Foundation Endowed Scholarships – awarded to continuing or incoming female MFA students. HENRY WOLF Foundation Endowed Scholarships – awarded to continuing or incoming MFA or Certificate students based on financial need. PETER RIPPON/ROYAL ACADEMY Travel Award – awarded for use in an exchange program between the Royal Academy of Art in London and the New York Studio School. HOHENBERG Travel Award – awarded for use as a stipend for European travel to full-time qualified students who have attended the New York Studio School for a minimum of 4 semesters. To apply, students must submit a description of travel plans and a recent work for inclusion in an exhibition for applicants. The award is determined by a vote of faculty during the exhibition of submitted artwork. Voting faculty are provided with each applicant's travel plans. CHAUTAUQUA School of Art Scholarships – awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled at the New York Studio School during the Spring semester to attend the Chautauqua Summer Program. [-]

Course in Film Business Management, Deal-making, Marketing & Sales, Rome, Italy

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 months

With all its lights and shadows, the film industry remains one of the strongest sectors worldwide, and it is arguably the most influential. [+]

Film Business Management, Deal-making, Marketing & Sales, Rome, Italy With all its lights and shadows, the film industry remains one of the strongest sectors worldwide, and it is arguably the most influential. In terms of raw figures, the film industry is one of the biggest sources of importation income for the US, and film studies are offered in hundreds of colleges and universities. This course aims at three primary goals and has three different levels of utility: It will improve your capacity to identify and face challenges, establish priorities, find solutions, organise processes, manage personal relationships and, moreover, manage your own creative potential. Along the course, you will learn the fundaments of filmmaking and will accomplish a solid foundation upon which you may grow in any direction. Once there, the course will help you choose your area of interest and will provide you with the proper tools to specialize. But, most important, this course is about who you are, what you truly want and how to achieve it. In short, it is about creating, facing and fulfilling your dream. Because, both, the film industry and yourself can be rightly seen as that: factories of dreams. And this course is about helping these factories work for good. The programme comprises 4 modules and 1 workshop. Each module entails one 3-Hrs session per week over 10 weeks, plus an optional 3-month internship programme upon completion of all modules. Modules offered: The Movie Business: Strategy & Management Introduction to Accounting & Finance International Marketing International Strategic Management Legal and Film Business Contracts workshop Internship: Available Language used: English Course Duration: 3 months = 130 in-class hours + revision/reading week + exam week Internship (optional): 3 months Internship (optional): Students who intend to participate in an internship must first undergo an assessment by the ESE Placement Officer. Upon being deemed eligible, host companies will be decided together with the Placement Officer who will assist the student in obtaining an internship at the company of choice. Candidates must submit a CV and undergo a successful interview for their acceptance. Course structure: Each module holds a weekly 3-hour class (total 13 hours per week, Monday to Friday) Assessment: Mid Term Assessment (40%) Final Assessment (60%) Entry requirements: High school diploma or equivalent Course dates: from January, 23rd to April, 28th 2017. Language of instruction: English. Course fees: Registration fee € 600 + tuition fee € 5.000 [-]

Film Business Management, Deal-making, Marketing & Sales

European School of Economics
Campus Full time

With all its lights and shadows, the film industry remains one of the strongest sectors worldwide, and it is arguably the most influential. The aim of the course is to equip students with the fundaments of filmmaking and will accomplish a solid foundation upon which you may grow in any direction. Once there, the course will help you choose your area of interest and will provide you with the proper tools to specialize. [+]

Best Courses in Arts in USA 2017. In terms of raw figures, the film industry is one of the biggest sources of income for the US, and film studies are offered in hundreds of colleges and universities around the world. Our Short Course provides the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to enter the Film Business, along with the benefits of studying in an international environment. All that plus the experience of spending 3 months in the Eternal City. Start living "La dolce vita" now! The Programme comprises 4 modules and 1 workshop. Each module entails one 3-Hrs session per week over 10 weeks, plus an optional 3-month internship programme upon completion of all modules. The modules we are offering are: - The Movie Business: Strategy & Management - Introduction to Accounting & Finance - International Marketing - International Strategic Management - Legal and Film Business Contracts workshop Internship: Available; Students must be considered eligible for taking an internship (submit a resume, [-]

Illustration for Fashion

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 4 weeks September 2017 USA Manhattan

This intense but fun 4-week course meets in two back-to-back classes once per week. Students will learn the fundamentals of art design in the fashion industry. They will learn the importance of shape, light & shadow, color theory, garment illustration, [+]

This intense but fun 4-week course meets in two back-to-back classes once per week. Students will learn the fundamentals of art design in the fashion industry. They will learn the importance of shape, light & shadow, color theory, garment illustration, and figure drawing through the exploration of different kinds of media such as pencils, color markers, architecture, graphics, collage and fabric. During this process, the students will learn how to apply the fundamentals to their own fashion designs and how to design a mini collection with flats and mood boards. Homework will be assigned, along with a final critique. Course Outline Pencil media - drawing basic shapes, studying light and shadow Exploration and discussion of color theory, working with markers, pencils and collage Drawing garments and details - skirts, pants, dresses, etc Rendering fabrics with markers, color pencils and other media Drawing the fashion figure (part 1) and exploring the body shape Drawing the fashion figure (part 2) adding clothing onto the fashion figure Gathering inspiration Developing an 8 piece mini collection Final presentation Course runs Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm or Wednesday Mornings, 10:00am - 1:00pm or Saturday Evenings, 4:30pm - 7:30pm Course Duration: 4 weeks Tools & Supplies Chartpak Ad Markers - Cool Gray 1 Chartpak Ad Markers - Cool Gray 5 Chartpak Ad Markers - Cool Gray 7 24-Pack Prismacolor Premier Double-Ended Brush Tip Markers - Khaki 209 24-Pack Prismacolor Premier Double-Ended Brush Tip Markers - Pale Peach 207 Staedtler Lumograph Graphite Drawing & Sketching Pencils, Set of All 16 Degrees (100G19) Staedtler Mars 571 Set of 3 Shapes of French Curves, 57140WP Staedtler Mars Plastic Eraser - Color: White 14x17 Bienfang Marker Paper 24-Pack Pastels Oil Pentel White Gouache 2 Fine Brushes Sketch Book 12-Pack Staedtler Pencils Prerequisites: No experience needed. Open registration.​ Instructor The extremely talented Daniel Mayorga studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Sacred Heart University. He also holds a degree in fashion design. Upon graduation, he interned at Kithe Brewster Inc., famous stylist to the stars. His clients ranged from Heidi Klum to Gwyneth Paltrow, Tyra Banks and the House Wives of Atlanta. Daniel is also an experienced and impassioned teacher, helping others achieve their fashion dreams. [-]

Dress making course

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 6 weeks Open Enrollment USA Manhattan

Make yourself a custom fit dress in 6 weeks! This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a commercial pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the dress fit you, perfectly. Learn to be a dress maker! [+]

Best Courses in Arts in USA 2017. Make yourself a custom fit dress in 6 weeks! This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a commercial pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the dress fit you, perfectly. Learn to be a dress maker! Course Outline Learn about fabrics and notions Learn to measure your body Learn to work with a commercial pattern Learn to prepare fabric for cutting Learn construction techniques Learn zipper insertion Learn proper pressing and finishing techniques Course Duration: 6 weeks, 3 hours, once per week Fabric & Supplies 1 1/2 yards cotton muslin fabric 2 1/2 yards fashion fabric (instructor will advise) Thread, measuring tape, fabric scissors, paper scissors, pins, a seam ripper, hand needles and Vogue pattern V8766 Prerequisites Some sewing machine experience is needed If none, 2-Hour Sew Simple Workshop or 4-Hour Learn to Sew in A Day is recommended [-]

Short course - Music Management

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 months January 2017 USA New York

The ESE Professional Programme in Music Management was designed as a means of providing students with a real working structure to guide them in this innately formless and rapidly evolving field. [+]

The ESE Professional Programme in Music Management was designed as a means of providing students with a real working structure to guide them in this innately formless and rapidly evolving field. The Music Management course has been developed to meet the needs of students who wish to pursue a business and management career in the music industry. A series of lectures, seminars and workshops with both regular and visiting industry specialists introduces candidates to the most significant aspects of the music business, including contract law, intellectual copyright, artist management and the recording industry. Success in the contemporary world of music is increasingly dependent upon business know-how. Assessment for the programme is usually through a group project and presentation. Course Title: ESE Professional Programme in Music Industry Management Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered Artists and Repertoire Digital Music Major Event Management E-Business and E-Commerce Entry Requirements: Application form High-School Diploma Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable £50 application fee Internship Programme: Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement. Intensive English Course (optional): ESE London offers an English Foundation Course which starts 5-weeks prior to the commencement of the programme's start date. Students can choose to participate in one or more weeks, and may decide to do full or half-day instruction. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

Short course - Arts and Cultural Management

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 months

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. [+]

Best Courses in Arts in USA 2017. The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. Upon the completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to enter the pathway of the international art world within, for example, the museum environment and the art market. The programme combines rigorous coursework taught by professional docents and valuable on-site learning opportunities, in order to distinguish students within the public, private and nonprofit arts environment. Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered: Foundation in Art History Art Marketing and Business International Business Decision Making E-Business and E-Commerce Total Course Hours: 144 Mode of Delivery: Each module holds a weekly 3-hour class ttotal 12 hours per week, Monday to Friday) Course Assessment: Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) Entry Requirements: Application form High-School Diploma Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable €50 application fee Maximum Number of Attendees: 30 (In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme) Internship (optional): Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement. Professional Opportunities: The ESE Professional Programme in Arts and Cultural Management has been designed to prepare innovative leaders in the sector of Art and Culture. Upon conclusion of the course participants will be prepared for positions in Art Galleries and Auction Houses, as well as Communication and Marketing Consultants in the art sector like Art Funding Managers, Art Editor and Art Administrator for example. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

Advanced Digital Filmmaking Conservatory

Digital Film Academy and Code Immersives
Campus Full time 1 year May 2017 USA Hell's Kitchen

Now that you have mastered the foundation technical and artistic elements of digital film making, it is time to take your skills and vision to the next level— a professional production and artistic level. Students learn the latest advanced techniques and industry software. Students will also be taught never shown before methods on how to engage the audience and making sure that they are not passive observers. This is a vital artistic technique developed exclusively by DFA’s Director to help you transform the viewer from just ‘the audience’ to ‘your audience’. [+]

Now that you have mastered the foundation technical and artistic elements of digital film making, it is time to take your skills and vision to the next level— a professional production and artistic level. Students learn the latest advanced techniques and industry software. Students will also be taught never shown before methods on how to engage the audience and making sure that they are not passive observers. This is a vital artistic technique developed exclusively by DFA’s Director to help you transform the viewer from just ‘the audience’ to ‘your audience’. Also In this program, students will learn cinematography using RED Cinema cameras. Students will also further their directing skills by learning advanced techniques aimed at effectively manipulating the audience. Filmmakers complete their own film projects from conception to screening. Students receive a Professional Certificate in Advanced Digital Filmmaking. 24-30 hours per week (instruction + labs). Full Time, 900 hours / 50 total credits Prerequisite: Completion of One Year Program or equivalent experience. In order to demonstrate your current experience level, contact our Admissions Department to request a portfolio form which you can complete and return to us for review. Why DFA? Digital Film Academy: On the Leading Edge of Education DFA continues to be innovative and lead the way in digital film and media education. That is why Digital Film Academy is often copied, but never equaled. One-Year Production Membership for Graduates DFA graduates receive a One-Year Production Membership after completing a digital filmmaking program. What does this mean? Continued access to DFA equipment and the facility free of charge! The Membership has been used by alumni to continue their training, shoot their next projects, and begin earning money as independent filmmakers! With the Membership, DFA graduates have a full production company at their fingertips! For more information on the Membership, visit DFA online at www.digitalfilmacademy.com and click on “Membership.” Specializing in Digital Media – 21st Century Technology DFA is the only film school in New York that specializes in 100% digital film and media education. Why is that important? Because unlike other film schools, DFA puts all of its resources and focus into digital film and media programs. If you are interested in digital film or media training, Digital Film Academy is the place to be. State-of-the-Industry Training and Hands-on Programs DFA works with professionals and educators in the industry to create hands-on, immersive programs. Curriculum, equipment, and software is continuously updated and improved to benefit DFA’s students! Whether you are interested in taking a short digital media course to find out if film or digital media is the career choice for you, or a full-time program to gain the necessary skills to begin working in the industry, or whether you need to create a portfolio to apply for a Masters program at a University, DFA has a program to fit your goals, schedule and budget. Students have ample opportunities to work with equipment and to advance their skills by completing digital film projects. Unlimited Lab Time Only DFA has unlimited use of equipment and editing/computer labs during courses. How else can a person become proficient at a technical skill? This is the key to your success and it’s in your hands… so use it! Additional Edit lab time after course completion when you enroll in a Digital Film Academy Filmmaking Program or Digital Media Course, you will receive two to four weeks of additional edit lab time after course completion to finish working on any class projects and to develop your reel. The additional edit lab time during and after your course equals more practice, better proficiency and skill development. Instructors are Professionals DFA instructors are educators and working professionals in the film, television, video and media industry. Instructors provide valuable feedback about the industry and getting employed! DFA is Serious About Your Training As a DFA graduate of a Digital Filmmaking program or workshop, you have the option of re-taking one class or subject. This is one of the many ways DFA supports your training if you experience difficulty grasping a subject or missed a class. DFA can schedule you to audit a class or subject at no extra fee within a future course date. Mentorship & Portfolio Builder “Crew List” is a mentorship program for our students created and developed by the Director of Academic Affairs. New DFA students may receive additional assistance from more experienced DFA students and alumni! DFA graduates continue building their portfolios while staying a part of the DFA community! Continued Support for Graduate’s Career Goals In addition to the One Year Production Membership, DFA supports students career goals by providing students with more opportunities for growth after course completion. DFA graduates receive opportunities to enhance their skills on other DFA student films and projects after graduation! In this creative and technical industry, hands-on training is key. Small Class Sizes DFA limits class sizes to between 10 and 15 students. Most classes average between 6 to 12 students. This means you will have more hands-on time with equipment and more one-on-one time with your instructor. Location DFA is conveniently located just one block from the world famous Times Square entertainment district in New York City. It is the crossroad of the entertainment industry and the best place to learn digital filmmaking and media! [-]

One Year Digital Filmmaking Conservatory

Digital Film Academy and Code Immersives
Campus Full time 1 year May 2017 USA Hell's Kitchen

The One Year Digital Filmmaking Conservatory Program combines practical, hands-on training with the critical theory and foundation that enables beginning level film students to develop into professional filmmakers. Students not only learn the technical elements of film and media production, but as with any conservatory program, a strong emphasis is placed on artistic representation and delivery. Specifically the development of disciplines such as emotional clarity, physical representation and storytelling. Experience level: no filmmaking experience necessary. [+]

Best Courses in Arts in USA 2017. The One Year Digital Filmmaking Conservatory Program combines practical, hands-on training with the critical theory and foundation that enables beginning level film students to develop into professional filmmakers. Students not only learn the technical elements of film and media production, but as with any conservatory program, a strong emphasis is placed on artistic representation and delivery. Specifically the development of disciplines such as emotional clarity, physical representation and storytelling. Experience level: no filmmaking experience necessary. FREE EQUIPMENT ACCESS AFTER GRADUATION DFA graduates are granted a membership - full access to our facilities, equipment and resources all for FREE! Why DFA? Digital Film Academy: On the Leading Edge of Education DFA continues to be innovative and lead the way in digital film and media education. That is why Digital Film Academy is often copied, but never equaled. One-Year Production Membership for Graduates DFA graduates receive a One-Year Production Membership after completing a digital filmmaking program. What does this mean? Continued access to DFA equipment and the facility free of charge! The Membership has been used by alumni to continue their training, shoot their next projects, and begin earning money as independent filmmakers! With the Membership, DFA graduates have a full production company at their fingertips! For more information on the Membership, visit DFA online at www.digitalfilmacademy.com and click on “Membership.” Specializing in Digital Media – 21st Century Technology DFA is the only film school in New York that specializes in 100% digital film and media education. Why is that important? Because unlike other film schools, DFA puts all of its resources and focus into digital film and media programs. If you are interested in digital film or media training, Digital Film Academy is the place to be. State-of-the-Industry Training and Hands-on Programs DFA works with professionals and educators in the industry to create hands-on, immersive programs. Curriculum, equipment, and software is continuously updated and improved to benefit DFA’s students! Whether you are interested in taking a short digital media course to find out if film or digital media is the career choice for you, or a full-time program to gain the necessary skills to begin working in the industry, or whether you need to create a portfolio to apply for a Masters program at a University, DFA has a program to fit your goals, schedule and budget. Students have ample opportunities to work with equipment and to advance their skills by completing digital film projects. Unlimited Lab Time Only DFA has unlimited use of equipment and editing/computer labs during courses. How else can a person become proficient at a technical skill? This is the key to your success and it’s in your hands… so use it! Additional Edit lab time after course completion when you enroll in a Digital Film Academy Filmmaking Program or Digital Media Course, you will receive two to four weeks of additional edit lab time after course completion to finish working on any class projects and to develop your reel. The additional edit lab time during and after your course equals more practice, better proficiency and skill development. Instructors are Professionals DFA instructors are educators and working professionals in the film, television, video and media industry. Instructors provide valuable feedback about the industry and getting employed! DFA is Serious About Your Training As a DFA graduate of a Digital Filmmaking program or workshop, you have the option of re-taking one class or subject. This is one of the many ways DFA supports your training if you experience difficulty grasping a subject or missed a class. DFA can schedule you to audit a class or subject at no extra fee within a future course date. Mentorship & Portfolio Builder “Crew List” is a mentorship program for our students created and developed by the Director of Academic Affairs. New DFA students may receive additional assistance from more experienced DFA students and alumni! DFA graduates continue building their portfolios while staying a part of the DFA community! Continued Support for Graduate’s Career Goals In addition to the One Year Production Membership, DFA supports students career goals by providing students with more opportunities for growth after course completion. DFA graduates receive opportunities to enhance their skills on other DFA student films and projects after graduation! In this creative and technical industry, hands-on training is key. Small Class Sizes DFA limits class sizes to between 10 and 15 students. Most classes average between 6 to 12 students. This means you will have more hands-on time with equipment and more one-on-one time with your instructor. Location DFA is conveniently located just one block from the world famous Times Square entertainment district in New York City. It is the crossroad of the entertainment industry and the best place to learn digital filmmaking and media! [-]

Pro Tool Course

Recording Connection Audio School
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Los Angeles

Pro Tools was developed by a group of audio engineers out of the growing need for a software program that could replicate the functions of expensive studio equipment in a digital environment. Since its development, this powerful digital audio workstation has come to be the industry standard among audio professionals. [+]

THE RECORDING CONNECTION PRO TOOLS COURSE is AVAILABLE IN ALL 50 STATES AND CANADA. With locations across all 50 states and on three continents, the Recording Connection has been placing its students as working apprentices (externs) in real recording studios across the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K. We partner with only the most seasoned producers and engineers to mentor our students, many of whom work regularly with some of the biggest names in music. Working with professionals of this caliber helps ensure our students have the best chance of launching their own successful music industry careers. Learn to use Pro Tools, The Music Industry Standard Digital Audio Workstation! Pro Tools was developed by a group of audio engineers out of the growing need for a software program that could replicate the functions of expensive studio equipment in a digital environment. Since its development, this powerful digital audio workstation has come to be the industry standard among audio professionals. These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a modern record release that was not recorded or mixed with Pro Tools, or a professional recording studio that doesn’t use it. Not only is it utilized by major label producers and world-class engineers alike, but it’s also found in home studios across the world, enabling songwriters, composers and musicians to access levels of sound quality once only available at the most expensive recording studios, and at a fraction of the cost. Suffice it to say that if you’re serious about a professional career as a music producer, audio engineer or other industry professional, you’ll need to “speak the language” of pro recording studios, and that means you need to learn Pro Tools inside and out. At the Recording Connection, you will be paired with an experienced engineer who will teach you this powerful software program in one-on-one sessions, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to practice with it and master it, not only in the studio but with your own copy at home, included in your tuition. Ultimately, learning Pro Tools will give you the versatility you need in order to be competitive in the music industry, whether you’re trying to get hired at a recording studio, producing your next hit record or opening a studio of your own. A working knowledge of Pro Tools helps qualify you for the following careers: Music Producer Mix Engineer Live Sound Engineer Music Director Sound Designer Sound Designer for Games Film Composer Music Editor ADR Technician Foley Artist Forensic Audio Specialist [-]

Post Production Audio Program

Recording Connection Audio School
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Los Angeles

At the Recording Connection, you’ll receive our exclusive one-on-one mentoring as you learn hands-on, working alongside top professionals in your field of interest. We partner with award-winning sound designers, mixers, and composers who have contributed to films like Black Hawk Down and We Were Soldiers, as well as top video games like Batman: Arkham Asylum and Guild Wars 2. [+]

Best Courses in Arts in USA 2017. LEARN POST PRODUCTION AUDIO ON-THE-JOB. AVAILABLE IN ALL 50 STATES AND CANADA, ONLY THROUGH RECORDING CONNECTION With locations across all 50 states, as well as in Canada, Australia and the U.K., the Recording Connection has helped thousands of students launch their music industry careers over the past quarter century. Our collective of mentors includes hundreds of experienced producers and engineers with real album credits, many of whom work with Grammy-winning and Platinum-selling recording artists and musicians. We screen our mentors carefully to make sure our students are receiving the highest caliber of training and guidance available, enabling them to connect to the music industry and go on to successful careers of their own. Specialized Training in Post Production Audio (Film/TV/Video Games) Is Now Available Through the Recording Connection Are you dreaming of a career in composing for Film, TV and/or Video Games? 
Do you get a rush out of editing music and sound to sync to picture, and want to do it at the pro level? 
Are you passionate about writing lush string arrangements and/or electronic beats and synth passages? 
Do you record your own music at home but want to do it professionally?
 Do you dream of hearing your music on feature films, TV shows, commercials or other media? 
 Do you think you have the talent to make it in the post production world if only you knew the right people? 
Do you have the passion and work ethic that it will take to make it happen? If you answered yes to any/all of these questions, our new Post Production Sound and Music Program may be just the thing for you! Post production encompasses a wide range of tasks, from dialogue recording, ADR and sound editing to foley, surround sound mixing, sound design and writing music to picture. The sound and music that you hear on video games, films and TV embraces a wide range of styles and can include everything from electronic grooves to racing cinematic orchestral passages to specially created sounds for monsters, aliens, magic spells, car crashes and more! All of this sound is created by audio professionals at the post production level, online media and with the right skills and connections, there’s room at this table for you! At the Recording Connection, you’ll receive our exclusive one-on-one mentoring as you learn hands-on, working alongside top professionals in your field of interest. We partner with award-winning sound designers, mixers, and composers who have contributed to films like Black Hawk Down and We Were Soldiers, as well as top video games like Batman: Arkham Asylum and Guild Wars 2. Why One-On-One Training Works Well With Post Production In the post-production niche of the music industry, a special set of skills is required to be successful—more so than just learning principles in a textbook. In fact, most post-production disciplines such as dialogue editing, sound design, mixing, foley and music composition already naturally involve some sort of mentoring. Mastering your craft really requires getting one-on-one instruction and feedback from someone who is already successful in the field. This is why our mentor-apprentice (extern) approach is such a great fit for careers in post production: it is a much more effective way to learn these specialized skills than a classroom setting can provide. [-]

Music Business Program

Recording Connection Audio School
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Los Angeles

If you’re going to be successful as a record executive, label owner or band manager, you really need to be smart and deliberate regarding your choice of music school. There are many options out there, but many schools charge far too much money and don’t offer any real connection to the music industry itself. [+]

THE RECORDING CONNECTION MUSIC BUSINESS PROGRAM: AVAILABLE IN ALL 50 STATES AND CANADA. With hundreds of locations across the U.S., Canada, Australia and theU.K., the Recording Connection has helped thousands of students find their way in to rewarding music industry careers by placing them as working apprentices (externs) in actual recording studios. Each student is paired with a mentor, a successful working producer/engineer with years of experience and real album credits. We partner with hundreds of music professionals across the globe, many of whom work with Platinum-selling and Grammy-winning artists, to ensure that our students are receiving the best guidance, education and opportunities possible. The Recording Connection's Music Business Program is now enrolling! Are you looking for an exciting, rewarding career as a record executive, music mogul, band manager or other music industry professional? 
Do you have a desire to find fresh, new, talented bands and artists and help them reach a wider audience? Do you wish you had the connections and resources to do so?
 Are you perhaps already managing a few bands and artists but feel you need more industry connections to take it to the professional level? 
Do you have a drive and passion to find the next world music superstar and watch the world sing their songs? 
Do you dream of becoming the next Quincy Jones, David Geffen, Jimmy Iovine or Sam Phillips? 
 Do you have the work ethic and commitment to see these dreams succeed, if only you had the right opportunity? IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO ANY/ALL OF THESE QUESTIONS, THEN IT’S TIME TO CONSIDER YOUR NEXT STEPS VERY CAREFULLY. ARE YOU READY TO TAKE ACTION TO TURN YOUR DREAMS INTO REALITY? DO YOU HAVE THE COURAGE TO MAKE THE TOUGH DECISIONS TO HELP YOU GET THERE? Straight Talk About Your Music Industry Career: If you’re going to be successful as a record executive, label owner or band manager, you really need to be smart and deliberate regarding your choice of music school. There are many options out there, but many schools charge far too much money and don’t offer any real connection to the music industry itself. By choosing one of these schools, you run the risk of taking on career-crushing amounts of student debt for little or no return on your investment. And for someone trying to make it in the music business, that can halt your career before it ever starts. Don’t be that guy or girl. Don’t make the mistake of spending $25,000, $50,000 or $100,000 for a music school education that offers no real path to your future, and don’t make the even more serious mistake of taking on that kind of debt. Let’s be clear: your key to breaking into the music business doesn’t lie in a classroom with a bunch of other students, nor does it lie in some sort of online program that offers you no real feedback. Your path to success lies in the music industry itself—with the people who are actually DOING the work, who can show you the ropes and help you make your own connections. The Recording Connection offers this opportunity with our unique music business training program. Instead of placing you in an overpriced classroom, we place you as a working apprentice (extern) with a real music industry professional who is doing the job you want to be doing. As you follow a structured course curriculum, you’ll gain lots of real-world experience as you work alongside your mentor, and you’ll learn how to make the connections you need in order to succeed (and trust us—success in this business is ALL about connections). Best of all, you’ll gain this experience, knowledge and insider access for a FRACTION of what other music schools charge, so you can graduate with little or no debt and get on with your career. The music industry is a highly competitive field, and it’s the smart ones, the ones willing to think outside the box, who are the ones who rise to the top. For you, that begins with making choices about your education that will actually help your career without crushing you with debt. If you’re serious about beating out the competition to become a successful record executive or band manager, the Recording Connection is here to help! [-]

Logic Pro Course

Recording Connection Audio School
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Los Angeles

Do you hear the music in your head, and long for a user-friendly way to bring that music through the speakers or onto the dance floor? Look no further than Logic Pro X, the digital audio workstation (DAW) of choice for composers of original music and electronic musicians alike. [+]

Best Courses in Arts in USA 2017. LEARN LOGIC PRO WITH THE RECORDING CONNECTION: AVAILABLE IN ALL 50 STATES AND CANADA. Since our beginnings over 25 years ago, the Recording Connection has placed over 11,000 students as working apprentices (externs) in real recording studios across the United States, as well as in Canada, Australia and the U.K. This involves partnering with hundreds of top professional producers and engineers to mentor our students. Because of our high standards and the working relationships we’ve developed over the years, we are able to place our students with some of the most seasoned pros in the industry, many of whom work with Grammy-winning and Platinum-selling recording artists. Working the professionals of this caliber helps ensure our students receive the training and connections they need in order to launch their own careers. Personalized training with Logic Pro Do you hear the music in your head, and long for a user-friendly way to bring that music through the speakers or onto the dance floor? Look no further than Logic Pro X, the digital audio workstation (DAW) of choice for composers of original music and electronic musicians alike. With a full array of virtual instruments, drum machines and onboard synths, Logic has all the tools you need at your fingertips to conceive and realize your musical ideas. Design and shape your own sounds, or create nearly unlimited modifications of existing ones. Create a catchy hook or a sick beat in minutes. The possibilities are nearly endless. Speaking of making beats, Logic Pro has a plethora of options, including the unmatched Ultrabeat Drum Synthesizer, which allows you to access hundreds of top kits and chop and slice to your heart’s content. Or, create a studio-quality acoustic drum track in no time using one of Logic’s powerful virtual drummers. Access more than a dozen synths to create and modify mind-blowing sounds. Breathe new life into your guitar tracks by plugging your guitar into Logic’s collection of virtual effects, cabinets and amps. Whether your forte is rock or pop, orchestral or ambient, acoustic or electronic, it doesn’t take long to see why this DAW is the software of choice for musicians, composers and producers alike. The entire environment is designed to facilitate creativity! If you want take your production and compositional skills to the next level, a working knowledge of Logic Pro X is a must. At the Recording Connection, we’ll pair you with a working producer/musician who can mentor you on using this powerful software in the studio environment. It’s included in your tuition, and you’ll be amazed at the possibilities! Professionals who use Logic Pro: Nine Inch Nails Coldplay Foster The People Chemical Brothers Herbie Hancock Thievery Corporation T-Pain The Roots BT Rick Rubin Peter Gabriel [-]