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Study at The F. I. R. S. T. School

The Florida Institute of Recording, Sound and Technology, otherwise known as the F. I. R. S. T. School, is located in Orlando, Florida. What started out as a professional production facility concentrating on video and audio post-production has since been licensed by the State of Florida to specialize in digital media training. The school today provides top-quality training in the entertainment business, film and video production, and recording arts, while allowing students to earn their diploma in as little as eight months.

Points of Distinction

  • Diploma can be earned in only 8 months
  • Active Student Services department
  • Aggressive placement program
  • Networking connections within the industry
Course Topics

The F. I. R. S. T. School offers training programs to provide students with lucrative career opportunities in three areas: the Entertainment Business, Film and Video Production, and Recording Arts. The Entertainment Business curriculum provides students with comprehensive business training and entertainment-specific courses which prepare them for careers as creative leaders. The Film and Video Production curriculum prepares students to gain entry-level job placement in the field of film and video production, and the Recording Arts program prepares them for entry-level job placement in the audio engineering and music production field.

The F. I. R. S. T. School Admissions

In order to apply to the school, applicants must fully complete and submit the required information in the application package. The package can be downloaded from the school's website or a hard-copy version can be requested online or by phone.

The F. I. R. S. T. School Faculty Quality

Faculty members are leading industry experts and work closely with students on real-world industry projects. Instructors strive to provide their students with the practical experience and technical skills needed to obtain entry-level jobs as soon as they graduate.

The F. I. R. S. T. School Student Enrolment

Students are individuals who are motivated to climb the career ladder in the fast-paced film and video production, digital media, and recording arts industries. They are poised for careers in major production facilities and media conglomerates worldwide.

The F. I. R. S. T. School Student Life

The campus is housed in a 10, 000 square-foot real working production facility equipped with recording studios, editing suites, computer labs, sound stages, green screens, business conference rooms, student lounges, and staff and faculty offices. It is located in the heart of beautiful Orlando, Florida; home to a growing market for digital media opportunities with several large entertainment resorts, production companies and advertising agencies.

Programs of Study

(Note:Not all programs are necessarily available at all locations. )

  • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians Other
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Management and Administration
  • Business Administration Management and Operations Other
Multimedia and Web Design
  • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians Other
Visual Arts
  • Arts Management
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
The F. I. R. S. T. School Degrees or Coursework

(Note:Not all degrees and coursework are necessarily available for all programs of study. )

Degrees or Coursework
  • Diploma
The F. I. R. S. T. School Campus Locations

  • Orlando

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