Tag Archives: Film/Radio/Television

The Blue Collar Post Collective is an accessible and focused grassroots non-profit organization, supporting emerging talent in post production.

Their goal is to foster an all-inclusive community and to provide unique opportunities for members to develop professionally. There are no prerequisites or membership fees to join the BCPC. They are a group of over 7000 post-production professionals who want to share their experiences and support each other. This appeals to those who have questions about getting started in post, people looking to advance in their careers, and professionals who want to connect with more of their peers.

The BCPC holds monthly meet-ups and organizes events focused on offering alternative educational and career development opportunities with no barriers to attend. Not only are they building networks for emerging talent, but they work to strengthen the ties between their group and the wider community, through collaborative partnerships, advocacy, social events and innovative programs.

BECOME A MEMBER

The BCPC is FREE and welcomes all post production professionals. They have no dues or formal registration. If you work in post production and you share their vision, you’re in! Their Facebook group is the main hub for events, information and support. Also follow them on Twitter for up to the minute tech and industry news and insights, as well as live tweets from important events and seminars. You can also join their email list for periodic news and updates from our industry friends and family.

Click here to learn more about this organization.

Winter Term Mentoring Programs/ Social Media Coordinator at STRiDE Foundation

Great opportunity for PSYC and FMMC majors! Application deadline November 4th

Stride Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to empowering girls and women through sports mentoring.

Stride’s Mentoring Program/Social Media Coordinator makes the mentoring magic happen by overseeing mentoring programs that run in the winter months: Sisters in Sport basketball mentoring; Snow Stars Alpine at the Snow Bowl and Snow Stars Nordic at Rikert Ski Touring Center.

Coordinator organizes mentoring between college team mentors and mentees. Coordinator also attends events, takes photos and video and updates web site and social media. Coordinator organizes end of season celebration for Sisters in Sport program. Internship is a minimum of 25 hours per week and requires some travel to mentoring events. Excellent opportunity to gain experience working in non-profit sector in communications and programs.

Learn more in Handshake.

IRTS Multicultural Career Workshop Thursday, 11/29 – Friday, 11/30 – NYC (Application Due Monday, 10/15)

Now in its 34rd year, the IRTS Multicultural Career Workshop is a two-day conference where attendees will learn about opportunities in digital media, creative production, advertising, research, sales and marketing, while attending a full day of seminars during the Workshop’s first day. On day two, students will then have the chance to meet with human resource professionals from major media companies. Accomplished students from all majors are encouraged to apply.

Participants attend Workshop events free-of-charge.

DATE: Thursday, November 29 & Friday, November 30 LOCATION: New York City

APPLICATIONS DUE: Monday, October 15th

Click here to apply!

Learn more about careers in Media & Entertainment this summer in NYC! SIGN UP now!

Spending anytime in New York City this summer? If you are interested in….

  • Learning about possible career paths in media and entertainment
  • Understanding the skills necessary to succeed in these career fields
  • Meeting Midd alumni currently working in NYC

then sign up HERE!

The Center for Careers and Internships is currently planning site visits to film, news, music, television, and theater companies in New York City. Date to be determined.

We will organize the visits, all you need to do is sign up! If you’d like to participate, sign up here by Friday, May 11th.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors in ALL MAJORS are eligible!

There is no fee to attend this program. Accommodations and transportation to and within NYC are the responsibility of each student.

Questions? Contact Alicia Gomez at agomez@middlebury.edu.

Are you interested to learn about the Music Industry?

There are several Midd alums currently working in the music industry. I encourage you to contact them to learn about the various roles and skills that you should develop to succeed in this industry.

Search for them via Middnet and/or LinkedIn. Below you will find a short list where alumni have worked or interned in the past.

Greater Los Angeles area: Universal Music, Hijinks LA, Squeak E. Clean Productions, Woofer Music & Sound, KIDinaKORNER, Elementary – CBS, Awesomeness TV – DreamWorks SKG, The Otheroom (Echo Park), Ken Rich Sound Services, Euphonic Sound Lab, LLC, Michael Dobbins Music, Inc., Elizabeth Stack with Elizabeth Music

Greater New York City area: Third Culture Group, BreakThru Radio, Universal Music, TuneCore, Wind-up Records, XL Recordings/Terrible Records, Hyperballad Music, Red Bull Music Academy, New York Philharmonic, Pulse Music, 95.5 WPLJ, ATO Records, Warner Music, Sony Music, The Artists Organization, Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, True Panther Sounds, Beggars Group & Matador Records, The Wild Honey Pie, PureMix Studios, The Orchard, Viacom, Supro, Pigtronix,

As a student, you could continue to develop your experience and skills on campus. For example, you could work for WRMC- FM Middlebury College radio station, get involved with MCAB Concerts Committee, or work for the Gamut Room.

If you would like to discuss your interest in the music industry, please schedule an appointment with me in handshake!

Musical Podcasts Provide A Link To Broadway’s Past And Future

The next big musical that everyone talks about might never be seen. With more and more commuters sporting headphones, two upbeat entrepreneurs decided to produce a full musical in the form of a podcast. The three-act show received rave reviews, and one critic wrote that it “sets a standard for the future of musical theater.” However, the idea to distribute musicals through audio is actually from Broadway’s past. Click here to continue to read the article.

Fuse Media Courts Millennials And Advertisers, Using Music As A Gateway

Fuse Media, a fast-growing entertainment brand for multicultural youth, announced seven new and 10 returning series for 2018-19 touching hip-hop, magic, fashion and business. It’s got a dozen shows in development across linear and digital platforms aligned with top musical artists, festivals and documentary filmmakers. Click here to continue reading the article.