The Florida Institute of Recording, Sound, and Technology has just celebrated its 15th anniversary of educational excellence. Since 2004, we have prided ourselves on being an innovative, hands-on experience for students interested in the Digital Media and Entertainment industries. Students can focus their studies on Recording Arts, Filmmaking, or Graphic Design and take their talents to one of the numerous major studios or production facilities in the Orlando area. Catch some of our alumni behind the scenes in our Graduate Spotlights!

Creativity meets career with F.I.R.S.T. Institute. F.I.R.S.T. specializes in offering career-specific training in many facets of the Digital Media Industry. Become hands-on with our cutting-edge digital technology and production equipment. Our students enjoy access to several fully-equipped, functional, and up-to-date audio recording studios, top film school technology and video editing suites, a large film sound stage, show production venue, and creative web and graphic design labs with individual workstations. Whether you’re interested in an audio engineering school, film school, or web and graphic design school, you’ll learn the skills you need to thrive with F.I.R.S.T. Institute!


F.I.R.S.T. Institute’s mission is to prepare students for successful entry-level careers in the digital media industry. The training philosophy centers on intensive, hands-on training and interactive distance learning, as well as continual advancement in technology.


Our vision is to ensure the highest quality education and learning experience possible for our students.