Announcing a new freestanding Bachelor of Science degree in Interactive Media

BS in Interactive media

We are excited to announce that the Tennessee Higher Education Commission has approved the proposal to elevate MTSU’s New Media Communication concentration to a freestanding Bachelor of Science degree with the new name, Interactive Media. The new name and the new degree go into effect with the Fall 2017 semester and the 2017-18 catalog. Students who are currently majoring in

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When Bonnaroo is our classroom!

Bonnaroo 2017 banner

For the third summer in a row, students from MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment came together for a hot June hands-on educational experience at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in nearby Manchester, Tennessee. Over the four days of the festival, these students could say “Bonnaroo is my classroom!” Video and Film Production students teamed with Recording Industry students

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MTSU and VER Partner to Create Unique Opportunity for Students

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MTSU has partnered with VER to give students the opportunity to work with professional grade video entertainment equipment. VER is known for the largest inventory of rental professional grade audio, video, and recording equipment in the world. Three years ago MTSU was approached by VER who had the idea to lend the school an LED video wall in order to train students to use the technology that is

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Filming a travel documentary in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico class

The EMC Deptartment is offering a new 4940 Advanced Production Seminar course this May in Puerto Rico! Students will travel May 9-21 to experience a unique educational opportunity, exploring the culture, cuisine and commerce of the island, while creating a new kind of travel TV show. Different abilities, skills and backgrounds are welcome. The class will work together to film

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New Course: Post Production I lays the foundation for filmmakers

Post Production I

This new course provides an introduction to the techniques and history of video post-production. Non-linear editing techniques and practice, as well as the history and theory of film/video editing, are explored. Topics of study include post-production workflow, video formats and compression, narrative and documentary storytelling, exporting, sound design, color correction, multi-cam editing, and motion graphics. For students on the 2016-17

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“Create Your Career” class helps avoid “failure to launch”

Create Your Career

Create Your Career is designed to help students connect what they have learned in their EMC educations with earning a living. Create Your Career helps students prepare for the job market by strategically positioning and preparing themselves for their chosen marketplaces. Students will create tools to help them pursue the work they desire including personal brands, résumés, business cards, professional

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Fall 2016 Video Tech class gives students real-world tech experience

Video tech class

The video wall installation at this concert was completely the work of students in a prior semester of this class. The Video Technology course is recommended for Video and Film Production students interested in video technology and engineering. This course is designed to give students a detailed understanding of the technical aspects in the field of television & film production

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“Media in Mexico” a winter break class

Cabo San Lucas

Interested in studying “Media in Mexico” from Dec. 29 to Jan. 17, 2015/ ‘16 and earning 3 credit hours? We’ll spend 20 days of our Winter Break reading and discussing a couple of books, working “hands on” with two Los Cabos advertising and public relations agencies, getting to know marketing and design students from two Mexican universities and—yes—have some time

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EMC students create, customize video wall for Murphy Center homecoming concert

Video wall crew

EMC students are providing extensive technical support — and eye-catching entertainment for fans — at the first large music concert inside Murphy Center since 2013. A dozen students from instructor Mike Forbes’ Video Technology class added to their professional expertise as they set up a massive 30-foot-wide LED video wall in Hale Arena all day Wednesday, Sept. 30. It’ll be

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