Alfonso Alvarez: Faculty Spotlight, Career Development


Meet Alfonso Alvarez, Director of Career Development at F.I.R.S.T. Institute in Orlando, FL. Interestingly enough, he started off wanting to be a Miami rapper as a teen. So, he and his friends opened up their own independent record label, right out of high school. Very quickly, Alvarez realized that the performing side of the music […]

THE GRADUATE OUTLOOK FOR TOP FILM SCHOOLS IN FLORIDA


You should be looking for the top film schools in Florida, for a number of reasons. Why? Let’s face it, the film industry is notoriously competitive. Luckily for graduates coming from film schools in Florida, there are new jobs being created and becoming available daily, and opportunities for success and advancement are everywhere. By attending a film […]

WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE FILM SCHOOLS IN FLORIDA A CHANCE


The film industry is among the few that haven’t been dramatically affected by the economic decline the US has been plagued with the past few years – this means that some of the most rewarding jobs are likely going to be found in film! Why not make a living doing what you love? Here’s the […]

F.I.R.S.T. INSTITUTE: WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE FILM SCHOOLS IN FLORIDA


You have a goal in mind, but do you have an idea of the milestones you’ll need to achieve on your way to the top, like getting a diploma in film from a top film program? Ask yourself what your dream job is — not something general like becoming a director or producer, rather something more specific like becoming the person […]

YOUR FILM QUESTIONS ANSWERED: HOW TO BECOME A DIRECTOR


You’re watching a movie, and you feel the urge to do something differently on screen. Maybe it’s changing the lighting, the music, or the angle of the camera during an awesome, dramatic moment. Whatever the reason, you know that you want to get your hands dirty and create the ultimate movie experience! So, what’s holding […]

MYTH VS FACT: HOW TO BECOME A DIRECTOR IN THE FILM INDUSTRY


There are some film industry myths that have taken on a larger-than-life quality. When someone asks how to become a director, they often receive advice that is both inaccurate and conflicting. This leads to confusion and often dissatisfaction with both education options and job opportunities. The film industry can be a minefield of myths and inaccurate […]