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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The International School of Minnesota, Eden Prairie
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Conveniently located in the northeast corner of Eden Prairie MN (just 30 minutes south-west of Minneapolis), The International School of Minnesota is a premier private school for students in Preschool through Grade 12.

We provide boys and girls from the Twin Cities area a unique private, non-denominational, college-preparatory education based on academic rigor, creativity, and moral development.

Boarding facilities are also available for high school students from throughout the USA and worldwide.

Established in 1985, the school is part of the SABIS School Network, which is a worldwide educational organization, comprised of 41 schools and 33,000 students in 15 countries.

As part of the worldwide SABIS School Network, our students grow and succeed while enjoying a broad range of learning experiences within a community that reflects diversity of cultures, religions, ethnicities, and languages.

Our 55-acre campus is home to state-of-the-art learning facilities, residence hall, performing arts center, swimming pool, nature trails, running track and soccer field.

The school is situated just southeast of the intersection of I-494 and Hwy 62.
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- Lower School
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- College Preparatory
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Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd, Vancouver BC
Courses / Programs
Situated just outside of downtown Vancouver BC, Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd is Canada's elite accredited music and recording industry training facility. We offer 8 & 12-month Certificate and Diploma programs in a wide range of Music Production fields. Courses include Advanced Music Production, Live Sound and Recording, Beats & Urban Music Production, and more. We build our lessons around a 95%+ hands-on approach to education. You’ll learn by doing rather than simply sitting and taking notes, because our classes take place in actual studios, with the actual equipment being discussed. 

Real world instructional staff, mentoring by world class engineers and producers, extremely small instructional groups of 6 students per class, practical, proven & accredited curriculum as well as serious hands-on time with Solid State Logic consoles (only school in Western Canada with SSL Consoles) ProTools HD digital workstations, Studer analog multitracks and a vast selection of processors, mics, vintage keys, amps and guitars. Student access 24/7!

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Music Production Certificate & Diploma Programs: 

12 Month Diploma Programs:
- Introduction to the Music Industry 
- Advanced Music Production
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- Live Sound and Recording 
- Post and Game Audio Production

8 Month Diploma / Certificate Programs:
- Advanced Music Business (Diploma)
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Madison Media Institute
Courses / Programs
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, the Madison Media Institute (MMI) is a Graphic Design, Recording, Video Editing, and Media Systems College. Graduates of our Degree programs become web designers, 3D animators, videographers, music producers, sound engineers, or one of the many other exciting professions in the entertainment and media field. At MMI, you are surrounded by peers and experienced professionals who share your interests. Our award-winning instructors bring their real world experience to the classroom.

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Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs:
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Associate of Arts Degree
- Game Art & Animation

Bachelor of Science Degree Program:
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Randy's Recording and Production
Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree Programs:

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