AUDIO GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: WILL RISTEEN — FROM RADIO TO FREELANCE


Audio graduate Will Risteen grew up dreaming of being on the radio, and he made it happen shortly after leaving F.I.R.S.T. Institute! Get his take on the excitement and unpredictability of the Recording Arts and Show Production industry and find out where his career has taken him in this Audio Graduate Spotlight! WHEN DID YOU FIRST START GETTING […]

AUDIO GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: DONNIE CRAWFORD’S DIGITAL MEDIA EXPERIENCE


We’re diving into F.I.R.S.T. Institute audio graduate Donnie Crawford’s unique career path in digital media. From filmmaking and television gigs to going to audio school to master sound, Donnie has gotten experience in it all and even started his own business, Show Palace Entertainment! Learn how an audio education perfectly complements a film industry career […]

FILM GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: ACTOR TURNED FILMMAKER CHRIS WALL


Many aspiring actors can greatly benefit from the technical background offered by a filmmaking program. F.I.R.S.T. Institute Film and Video Production program graduate Chris Wall discusses how his lifelong love for acting turned into a passion for film and what he’s been involved in since film school in this Film Graduate Spotlight! WHEN DID YOU FIRST […]

FILM GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: THEO CHRISTOFORE OF INFINITREE MEDIA


Film school graduate Theo Christofore is living many film students’ dream: he’s founded his own media production company and is filming projects that he’s passionate about. Learn more about Theo’s filmmaking success and his plans for the future in today’s Film Graduate Spotlight! WHEN DID YOU FIRST START GETTING INTERESTED IN THE FILM INDUSTRY? It was […]

AUDIO GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: HYPE MEDIA’S STEVEN HARRISON


In this Audio Graduate Spotlight, we’re checking in on music production graduate Steven Harrison. Since graduation from F.I.R.S.T. Institute, Steven has started his own business, Hype Music Industries, and is working hard to make a name for himself in the music industry and keeping his over 2,000 clients coming back for more. Read on to find […]

AUDIO GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: DAN ARIAS ON OVERCOMING ADVERSITY


In this Audio Graduate Spotlight Q&A, you’ll meet Dan Arias, a F.I.R.S.T Institute Audio Engineering and Music Production graduate who is finding success in the audio engineering industry. Dan firmly believes in the idea that overcoming adversity and pushing to succeed can lead to a dream career. Read on to discover how Dan’s drive to overcome […]

FILM GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: J.T. CALLOWAY ON WORKING ON BLOCKBUSTER FILMS


Many film school students have big dreams of one day working on major motion pictures alongside celebrity actors and directors. F.I.R.S.T. Institute Film and Video Production graduate J.T. Calloway is making that dream a reality! In today’s Film Graduate Spotlight, we’ll get a look into J.T.’s successful career in the film industry. DEFINING A FILM CAREER […]

AUDIO GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: BIG MAKK SHARES HIS RECIPE FOR SUCCESS


Sam Koroitamudu is better known to Orlando hip hop, house, and electronic dance music fans as DJ and producer Big Makk. The F.I.R.S.T. Institute Audio Engineering and Music Production graduate is making big strides in the music industry and performing with huge names along the way. Discover how he turned talent and passion into a career […]

AUDIO GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: NICHOLAS BAPTISTE ON HIS AUDIO CAREER PATH


From shooting video of dolphins for SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove to producing his own television shows, F.I.R.S.T. Institute Audio Engineering and Music Production program graduate Nicholas Baptiste has experience in many facets the digital media industry. Discover how Nicholas found a career in the audio industry that aligned with his lifetime love of music in today’s Audio Graduate Spotlight […]

AUDIO GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: FRANK GUTIERREZ FINDS MUSIC INDUSTRY SUCCESS


Finding success as a DJ is something many audio engineering students strive for, and F.I.R.S.T. Institute Audio Engineering and Music Production program graduate Frank Gutierrez made it happen! His passion for music coupled with a solid foundation from an audio engineering school led him to a career with Promo Only and as a professional DJ. Learn about Frank’s […]