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The Pros of Attending Video Production School in Orlando, Florida

There are several schools in the Orlando area that offer courses and degree programs in the film industries. They offer a variety of courses that allow a student to earn a degree or obtain a certification in a specific aspect of their chosen industry.

F.I.R.S.T. Institute: Reviews From Military Veteran Students

The diverse student body at F.I.R.S.T. Institute includes students from all walks of life and backgrounds, and we are very proud to include military veterans in our student profile. As our military veteran students have discovered, their experience and the skills learned during their time serving can translate well to a program like ours. Find out what these veterans had to say about the programs at F.I.R.S.T. Institute!


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Career Development: I.A.T.S.E. Labor Union Visits F.I.R.S.T. Institute

Many times, certain areas of work will be represented by labor unions that help protect the best interests of the workers in that particular field. The I.A.T.S.E., or International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, recently visited F.I.R.S.T. Institute to explain to students how the union can benefit them in their professional lives! Read on for more information about the event.

Career Development: Disney Entertainment Visits F.I.R.S.T. Institute

College is about more than simply sitting in a classroom to take notes and endless tests. Networking is one of the most beneficial opportunities you have available to you while in school and attending speaker events is something you should absolutely take advantage of before it's too late! This week, F.I.R.S.T. Institute students were visited by Disney employees and were able to gain valuable insight into what it's like working for one of the largest entertainment companies in the world!

Tips For Graduates: Ensuring You're Ready For Entry Level Employment

The Career Development Department was established to ensure that graduating Audio Engineering or Film School students are fully prepared to begin their job search upon graduation*. The department also works to create awareness among employers so they look to F.I.R.S.T. Institute graduates as a major source of staffing and internship opportunities. Read on for more details about what our Career department can do for you!

F.I.R.S.T. Institute Spotlight: Interview With Director Donney Smith

We’ve all heard the saying, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” But what happens when hard work and talent combine, determination joins drive, passion meets productivity, goals unite with greatness, and creativity meets career to form one of the top music production schools? The answer is success!

From Film School to the Film Industry – Career Planning for Students

Do You Want to be a Video Editor Someday?

At F.I.R.S.T. Institute, our goal is to empower you with the tools and knowledge you’ll need to begin your career in the film and video industry. This goes beyond simply handing you a packet of information after graduation and wishing you good luck in the future – which, while useful, isn’t going to help much once you’re faced with real-world choices that can have an impact on your career. 

The admissions requirements for F.I.R.S.T. Institute Orlando, FL

Creativity Meets Career

We’d love to see you here!

If you’re thinking of becoming a student here at F.I.R.S.T. Institute, we have plenty of information available to help you learn more about us, our campus & programs, and how to submit an application for admission.


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