Three Sound Engineers to Know Today

Learn how Tom Dowd, Susan Rogers and Young Guru helped musicians shape their sound. They are the unsung heroes of the music industry. Recording engineers shape the sound of a song through a combination of technical expertise and artistic inventiveness. From selecting microphones and setting levels to editing and mixing, recording engineers might not get […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Graphic Designer and a Digital Artist?

Get to know the nuances between these two interesting career paths. “Graphic designers and digital artists both must be creative and possess excellent artistic and technical abilities. And while their skills often overlap, the results of their work and career paths can differ.” – Kieran Delaney, Faculty – Graphic Design Graphic Design and Digital Arts […]

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Animation Decoded: Why Are These 3 Films So Successful?

When animation is done right, it takes on an iconic status. But what makes an animated film successful? Is it storytelling, originality, visual effects, or some other combination? A bouncing task lamp. A cat-bus bounding over fields of wildflowers. A house pulled aloft by thousands of balloons. When animation is done right, it takes on […]

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3 Reasons To Attend Our Digital Media Arts Summer Camp – Chicago

Most of us have memories of summer camp experiences from our past. We remember week long crushes, friendships and the experience of being out on our own for the first time! This year we are so excited for what we have in store for our 2018 Digital Media Arts Summer Camp. Here are 3 reasons […]

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3 DSLR Camera Settings You Wish You Knew

It can be tough looking for Film Degrees in Chicago that actually give you what you need. Learning by doing is how we teach. In this article Film Faculty John Otterbacher gives us 3 camera settings that will up the quality of any film project.  1. Frame Rate (24fps) Before there was digital video, everything […]

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It is Never Too Late to Go to Film School

Film Set Confessions: 8 Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

Whether it’s your first time on set, or your 50th, these film set etiquette from industry insiders will help you navigate from “action!” to “cut!” It takes a lot of people to make movie magic. From the director and high-level producers to grips, cable wranglers, and production assistants, a crew must work together effectively and […]

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4 Festivals Every Film Student Should Know

Expand your perspective by attending these unique film festivals, perfect for students and pros alike. Inspiration can strike at any time—but it helps to give it a push. When it comes to art, one of the best ways to find fresh ideas is to expand your perspective. Whether that’s shadowing more experienced peers, looking to […]

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Ranking the 2018 Grammy Nominees for the Best-Engineered Album

For anyone looking for a recording arts degree in Chicago, our Recording Arts Department Chair, Yuri Lysoivanov has been engulfed in the music industry for over a decade. He has a trained and experienced ear for great sound. Below is Yuri’s ranking of the 2018 Grammy Nominees for Best-Engineered Album in the non-classical category as well […]

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Education On Your Time – Online Degrees

Life happens and these days it seems like it’s getting harder and harder to find the time to do things you’ve always dreamed about. Between work, family and scheduling issues with school it almost seems impossible. But fear not, you always have options. Tribeca Flashpoint’s online degrees are designed with the same unique learning spirit […]

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3 Non-Obvious Industries For Creative Job Opportunities!

When I was in high school I started working at Sunlite Music Studios in Owensboro, KY. I gained experience producing live sound, studio sound and worked under their videographer producing commercials and wedding videos. All jobs you would expect right? After a couple years and a bit of video swagger under my belt, one of […]

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