Media Arts / Music Production School in Minneapolis, MN

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Minneapolis Media Institute:
Minneapolis Media Institute (MMI) is an accredited media arts school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The school is a branch campus of Madison Media Institute in Madison, Wisconsin and shares in the college’s history of more than 40 years of leadership in media arts training. The Media Institute campuses are the nation’s leading centers for media arts education. Minneapolis Media Institute offers degree programs in Recording Arts and Video Game Design.

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Recording and Music Technology Degree Program (60 weeks / 4 semesters):
The Media Institute is the premier college for Recording and Music Production studies. Our Recording and Music Technology program prepares students for careers in music production, pro audio jobs, and studio engineering. Recording and Music Technology students acquire the skills and competencies necessary for entry-level positions in recording engineering, pro audio, music technology, and music production fields. Graduates of this program are qualified for entry-level employment in recording studios, live sound companies, pro audio equipment companies, music technology companies, music software companies, media production companies, and as self-employed music producers or artists.

Included in our program are:

◦Pro Tools Certification courses
◦Audio Engineering courses
◦Classes taught by seasoned recording industry professionals
◦Access to the latest recording studio technology

MMI’s staff of experienced industry professionals share the secrets of music production and engineering that they have aquired working with top music artists. Students learn the techniques used to record, mix, and produce music and sound in a professional setting. The program also includes courses in music business.

If you have a passion for music and would like to be a part of the music business the Media Institute is the right school for you!

Game Art and Animation Degree Program (75 weeks / 5 semesters):
Our Game Art & Animation program prepares students for entry level positions typically found in game production studios such as Electronic Arts or Activision, and visual effects houses, television production studios, and computer animation studios such as Pixar and Dreamworks. Students develop a solid skill set in the principles of 3D computer graphics, modeling, texturing, animation, lighting, rendering, compositing, traditional art, storytelling, as well as hands on experience with a professional Motion Capture lab.

Areas of Study:
◦Drawing for animators
◦Game engine overview
◦Character Animation
◦Visual storytelling
◦3D Modeling & texturing
◦Motion capture

Career Opportunities:
◦Character Animator
◦Digital Artist
◦Game Animator
◦Character Designer
◦Character Modeler
◦Environment Artist

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