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The Top 5 ways our Career Development Advisors can help you find employment
The top 5 things to do once you have graduated from F.I.R.S.T. Institute
Career Development Tips - Top 10 tools you need to succeed
5 steps to Seriously Improve Your Networking Skills
Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Create a Digital Media Resume That Stands Out from the Rest
The Top 20 Employment Websites for the Digital Media Industry
The Secrets to Becoming a Successful Freelancer in the Digital Media Industry
The Good and Bad of Being an Entrepreneur: Pros and Cons Explained
Social Media Do’s & Don’ts: 10 Tips on Social Media Professionalism
Planning for Success: The Top 10 Things You Should Be Doing Now
Our Top 10 Career Advice Tips for Graduates and Everyday Living
How to Find Entry-Level Employment for College Grads
How to Create a Digital Media Portfolio, Step-by-Step and Stand Out in The Crowd
Don’t blow it! 5 Ways to Take Control of Your Job Interview
Bad Advice: The Truth Regarding the “Fake It Until You Make It” Concept
A Quick Start Guide to Using LinkedIn to Network and Find Employment
10 Job Search Mistakes Graduates Make Quite Often
10 Alternatives to Take If You Can’t Find a Job After Graduation
5 Reasons Unpaid Internships after Graduation Pay Off
Design Industry Tips: Is a Graphic Design Career Right for You?
The Opportunities a Music Production School Can Offer You
Design Industry Tips: Can Blogging Further Your Graphic Design Career?
Design Industry Tips: 5 Tips For Marketing Yourself in Graphic Design
Web Design vs Web Development: Are They Really That Different?
The Major Disadvantages of Taking Web Design Online Courses
The Benefits of Learning Web Design from a Quality School
5 Tips to Become a Web Designer Who’s in High Demand
How Taking Web Design Classes Can Benefit Your Design Career
How To Create a Website: The Blueprint Every Website Needs
What are the Top 5 Positions in Web Design and Web Development?
Design Tips: Adobe Illustrator Quick Start Guide
Adobe Photoshop Quick Start Guide For New Graphic Designers
Graphic Design Principles: Understanding Fundamentals of Photography
Developing a Compelling Graphic Design Portfolio
What Does a Typical Graphic Design Salary Look Like?
The Biggest Mistakes Made by Graphic Designers and How to Avoid Them
Design Industry Tips: Using Pinterest for Graphic Designers
Graphic Design Tips: The Big Mistakes that Graphic Designers Make
Graphic Design School: How Long Does it Take to Learn Graphic Design?
How to Create Logos and Other Graphics in Adobe Illustrator
Music Producer Tips: The Most Overlooked Pro Tools Plugins
Audio Recording Software: Avid Pro Tools vs Apple Logic Pro X
Web Development School: What Is a Back End Website Developer?
Web Development School: What Is a Full Stack Web Developer?
The Graduate Outlook for Top Film Schools in Florida
What is Front End Web Development, And How Do I Learn It?
What is Back End Web Development, and How Do I Learn It?
The Degree and Diploma Options Available at Audio Production Schools
What is Front End Web Development All About?
Web Development School: What Is Responsive Website Design?
Why You Should Give Film Schools in Florida a Chance
Web Development School: What is Website Optimization?
Why Choose a Campus-Based School for Web Design?
F.I.R.S.T. Institute: Why You Should Choose Film Schools in Florida
Your Film Questions Answered: How to Become a Director
Myth vs Fact: How to Become a Director in the Film Industry
Film School Tips: How to Become a Director in Today's Job Market
Life After Graduation From a Music Production School
How to Create a Website: 10 Steps to Starting a WordPress Site
How to Learn Web Development: What You Need to Know
How Can Music Production School Help You Become a Music Producer?
The Pros of Attending Video Production School in Orlando, Florida
Learning Web Design: Combining School with Online Resources
What Careers are Available to Graduates of Audio Production Schools?
Film School: 4 Tips for Producing Videos for the Web
Design Industry: Education Requirements For a Web Development Career
Design Industry: The Education Requirements For a Web Design Career
Should You Attend a College for Web Design or Learn on Your Own?
Why Attend a School That Teaches Both Web Design and Web Development?
Pros of Learning Back End Web Development from an Accredited School
Web Development School: What Is a Front End Website Developer?
Graphic Design Tips: Using Design Software to Create Logos
Web Design Tips: How to Make a Website with a Useful Homepage
Design Industry: What is a Graphic Designer and What Do They Do?
What Art Colleges Can Do For Your Graphic Design Career
Graphic Design Tips: 5 Social Media Tips for Graphic Designers
Design Tips: 3 Tips for Being the Web Design Agency Consumers Choose
What Does a Typical Graphic Designer Job Description Look Like?
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Will Risteen — From Radio to Freelance
Learn Graphic Design - Getting the Fundamentals Down
You Ask, We Answer: What Do Graphic Designers Do?
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Donnie Crawford's Digital Media Experience
What is Graphic Design and Can Anyone Learn How To Do It?
Learning Graphic Design: Should You Learn At Home or at School?
Graphic Design School: Developing Your Own Style
Graphic Design Tips: Starting and Developing Your First Portfolio
The Explosive Graphic Design Job Market
Graphic Design Jobs: The Marketing Industry
Learn Graphic Design and Jump-start Your Design Career
Graphic Design School: Learn Graphic Design on Your Schedule
Your Questions Answered: What Does a Graphic Designer Do?
Graphic Design School: Should You Learn Graphic Design Online?
Learning Graphic Design: Design School vs. DIY Training
The Pros of Attending Web and Graphic Design Schools
F.I.R.S.T. Institute: Reviews From Military Veteran Students
5 Visual Design Trends: Predictions by Shutterstock
Design Industry Tips: 3 Tips for Small Business Web Design
Learning Graphic Design: 3 Benefits of Graphic Design for Businesses
Film Graduate Spotlight: Actor Turned Filmmaker Chris Wall
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Hype Media's Steven Harrison
Film Graduate Spotlight: Theo Christofore of Infinitree Media
Film Graduate Spotlight: J.T. Calloway On Working On Blockbuster Films
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Dan Arias on Overcoming Adversity
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Frank Gutierrez Finds Music Industry Success
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Nicholas Baptiste on His Audio Career Path
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Big Makk Shares His Recipe for Success
Life at a Campus-Based, Accredited Web Development School
Career Development: I.A.T.S.E. Labor Union Visits F.I.R.S.T. Institute
Audio Engineering Tips: Are Audio Engineering Schools Worth It?
Your Handy Guide to Audio Engineering Schools
How to Choose the Best Audio Engineering Schools for You
Career Development: Disney Entertainment Visits F.I.R.S.T. Institute
Tips For Graduates: Ensuring You're Ready For Entry Level Employment
Audio Engineering Tips & Tricks: Mixing For Vinyl Records
Understand Signal Flow: Audio Engineering And Music Production School
Florida Film School: Students Work On Indie Film "Inhabited"
Audio Engineering Tips: The Ultimate Guide In Building A Home Studio
Audio Engineering School: Live Sound Recording With AEMP Class 203
Key Skills Of Audio Engineering And Music Production School Students
Sean Paul and Orlando's Power 95.3 Radio Visit F.I.R.S.T. Institute
Tips For Beginning Music Producers: How To Use Reverb
4 Top Factors When Choosing the Right Audio Engineering School For You
Film School Tips: How To Shoot On A Green Screen Ft. Trent Duncan
Audio Engineering Job Fields: Audio Technician vs. Sound Engineer
Film School Tips: How to Create Your First Storyboard And Make A Movie
Audio Engineering Tips: How Much Money Does a Recording Engineer Make?
Audio Engineering Tips: How Do Audio Engineers Make Money?
5 Entry-level Audio Engineer Jobs for Audio Engineering Students
How to Create a Demo Reel to Land that Promising Audio Engineering Job
Top 5 Benefits of Recording Studio Training from F.I.R.S.T. Institute
Audio Engineering: Top 3 Live Sound Engineer Career Path Options
How to Land Your First Audio Engineering Internship
Film School Tips: How To Land Your First Film Industry Internship
Audio Engineering Tips: How To Mic Guitars And Vocals
Adobe Creative Cloud: How to Get Adobe Premiere for Students/Teachers
Film School: 5 Steps to Mastering your DSLR Camera
Filmmaking Tips: Final Cut Pro X Quick Start Guide
5 Audio Visual Technician Career Path Options for Graduating Students
Why Sound Engineering Internships Matter for Your Career
F.I.R.S.T. Institute Spotlight: Interview With Director Alan Forbes
Odyssey Creative's Marc Collins Visits F.I.R.S.T. Institute
F.I.R.S.T. Institute Spotlight: Interview With Director Donney Smith
Film Faculty Spotlight: Omar Torres Shares Film Career Tips
Film Faculty Spotlight: Trent Duncan's Best Advice on Film School
Film School Graduate: Michael Aguiar Talks Professional Filmmaking
Film School Graduate: Luis Martinez Shares Insight On His Film Career
10 Reasons Why Video Production Colleges Work
Music Production Grad: Luke Segrest — A Career In The Music Industry
Audio Faculty Spotlight: Earl Hoback, Director of Education
Film Faculty Spotlight: Brian Pitts — "Education Never Ends"
Audio Faculty Spotlight: John LaRosa — Motivating & Inspiring Students
Film Faculty Spotlight: Michelle Hill Talks Hands-On Learning In Film
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Jeremy Burchell Shares How He Found Success
Film School Tips: How To Create a Film Internship Resume
From Film School to the Film Industry – Career Planning for Students
The 5 Best Microphones For Recording Vocals In A Studio Or Home Studio
Film School Tips: How To Get Your First Job In Film
Film Career Advice: Becoming a Professional Film and Video Editor
Music Producer Tips: How to Make Songwriter Royalties
Audio Careers: The Top 5 Audio Post Production Career Path Options
Film Industry Tips: Top 5 Cameras For Video Production
Film School Tips for Graduates Pursuing Careers in TV, Film, and Video
Top 5 Tips for Finding a Job in the Film and Video Industry
Top 4 Music Production Jobs for a Career as a Music Producer
Filmmaking Tips: The Basics of 3-Point Lighting for Filmmaking
Florida Film School: 3 Tips for Starting a Career in Film and TV
Audio Engineering Tips: What is a Good Sound Card For My Studio?
What microphones should you use to record a live band?
What is the Best Path for Starting a Video Editing Career?
What Does A Music Producer Do? The Duties of an Audio/Music Producer
Is F.I.R.S.T. Institute Accredited? What is their Accreditation?
Recording School Tips: Mixing Audio / Mastering Audio — The Difference
Audio Engineering Career: The Top 10 Recording Studios in Florida
The admissions requirements for F.I.R.S.T. Institute Orlando, FL
Music Industry Jobs: The Artist Manager
Audio Engineering Tips: 3 Great Waves Plugins For Audio Engineers
The Top 5 Audio Engineering Career Path Options
Film Industry Tips: Top 5 Video Editing Softwares
Audio Engineering Tips: Which Microphones Do Artists Record With?
5 Easy Steps to Directing a Fight Scene For Film Directors
5 Types of Music Publishing Deals Music Producers Need to Know About
F.I.R.S.T. Institute: Reviews From Film and Video School Graduates
Florida Film School Tips: 10 Keys to Success on a Film Set
Does F.I.R.S.T. Institute Offer Student Housing?
Recording an Album: “Brick-by-Brick” & One Song a Day
5 Things That Can Improve Your Audio Mix
4 Tips to Start Your Career Producing Videos for the Web
Where is F.I.R.S.T. Institute Located?
Digital Media School: The Programs Offered At F.I.R.S.T. Institute
F.I.R.S.T. Institute: Recording Arts and Show production Program
F.I.R.S.T. Institute in Orlando FL Reviews
Quit Your Day Job Become a Filmmaker Instead
What You Need to Know about the Time and Cost of Recording an Album
What is the tuition to attend F.I.R.S.T. Institute?
Film Career Advice: How to Prepare Your DVD for Submission to Film Festivals
How the Focal Length of a Lens Affects Your Framing and Shot Selection
How to Find an Internship in the Music Business
Film Career Advice: How to Push the Limits as an Indie Filmmaker
7 Reasons You Should Make a Short Film And Launch Your Film Career
How to Submit To Film Festivals And Launch Your Film Career
4 Tips on How to Direct a Web-Series & Start Your Film & Video Career
Audio Engineering: Mastering With soundBlade
6 Tips on How to Produce a Webseries Viewers will Love
5 Simple Documentary Film Mistakes To Avoid In Your Film Career
Film Making Tips For Newbies: 8 Things Everybody on the Film Set Does
Filmmaking Tips: 10 Free Filmmaking Apps for iPhones and iPads
Benefits of Music Production Schools
6 Steps to Effective Film Editing Learned In Film School
4 Reasons Moving To Florida For Film School Makes Sense
F.I.R.S.T. Institute Reviews: Recording Arts and Show Production
5 Filmmaking Myths Debunked: Independent Films are Not Dead
F.I.R.S.T. Institute's Digital Filmmaking and Video Production Program
Music Industry Jobs: Jobs You Can Get With A Recording Arts Education
What to Expect Being a Casting Director on the Job
Is An Audio Engineering Career A Good Career Choice For You?
6 Common Camera Angles To Help You Film Like A Pro
5 Filmmaker Mistakes That Kill Film Careers
12 Tips for Beginner Music Producers – Part 2
12 Tips for Beginner Music Producers – Part 1
3 Tips for Directors : Creating Oscar Winning Films
DIY Camera Movement: How to Make a Movie Using Makeshift Dollies
Film Making Tips from the Greats: Alfred Hitchcock Speaks
Top 5 Reasons Video Production Colleges Can Help Launch your Career
What is the Florida Institute of Recording, Sound, and Technology?
How to DJ: Gathering Up the Right DJ Equipment
4 Careers In Audio Production You Should Pursue
How To Become A Film Director: A Beginner's Guide
Filmmaking Tips from the Greats: Stephen Spielberg Speaks
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Brian Pickens aka "Yung Ladd"
Audio Engineering Careers: 3 Tips on How to Fund Your Music
The Music Industry: Creating Innovative Music Business Models
Film Graduate Spotlight - Jimmy Dempsey - F.I.R.S.T. Institute
How to Jump Start Your Documentary Filmmaking Career
Music Industry Tips: How to Get Funding for Your Music
Audio Engineering Tips: 5 Major Steps when Mixing Audio
10 Tips on How to Record Vocals in the Studio
Making Promotional Videos: 5 Types to Help Build Your Client’s Brand
What Do Music Producers Do? The Duties Of An Audio Producer.
Steps After Graduation From Video Editing School
LIFE AFTER F.I.R.S.T. Institute: BAD KITTY FILMS
The 6 Basic Framing Shots for Filmmaking
How to Save a YouTube Video for Free
How to Become a Quality Music Producer
How to be a DJ: Learn to Work the Music
Film Careers: Film Editor Job Description
Music Industry Jobs: Music Producer Job Descriptions
Film Career Tips: How to Sell Your Short Film and Engage Your Audience
3 Critical Tips on Defeating Writer’s Block For Music Producers
3 Reasons to Learn Video Production At A Film School
Audio Engineering Tips: 3 Things That Will Devalue Your Music
How To Become A Film Director? What Does a Film Director Actually Do?
What is Graphic Design? 4 Types of Graphic Design Worth Learning
10 Employment Websites for the Digital Media Industry You Should Use
Characteristics of Top Graphic Design Schools
Film Making Tips: 3 Types of Camera Movement Equipment
3 Free Recording Software Programs for Windows for Audio Productions
How to Make Money in the Music Industry Using These Proven Techniques
Top 5 Reasons Audio Engineering Schools Can Help Launch Your Career
How to Make a Website: Complex Methods and Simpler Tools
The Art of Film Making: 4 Good Framing Techniques
F.I.R.S.T. Institute Launches Alumni Association FIAA
Design School: Are Colleges with Graphic Design Majors Worth It?
The Top 5 Things the Best Graphic Design Colleges Have in Common
Graphic Design Tips: How to Choose the Best College for Graphic Design
4 Tips On How To Become a Casting Director
Film School Advice: The Top Film Schools in Florida
The Top 5 Logic Pro X PlugIns You Should Be Using In Your Mixes
Music Producer School: What is a Typical Music Producer Salary?
Cinematography School: 5 Video Editing Tips to Improve Your Skills
Film School Tips: 10 Best Practices for Filmmaking Camera Movements
Film Directing School: 5 Filmmaking Tips on a Zero Budget
Audio Graduate Spotlight: Amir Ahmed Shares Highlights of His Educational Experience at F.I.R.S.T Institute
5 Things You Should Know To Become A Successful Music Producer
Film Graduate Spotlight: Chris Rhatigan Shares His Film Industry Experiences and Future Goals
4 Tips On How To Make An Independent Film On Little To No Budget
5 Things The Best Cinematography Schools Have In Common
Careers In Film: 3 Steps on How to Become a Cameraman
Audio Engineering Jobs: Tips On How to Become a Music Producer
Audio Faculty Spotlight: Jamison Rabbe — "It Takes Dedication"