Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Full Sail University Collaborates with Avid to Deliver Unique Learning Experience for Students Pursuing Careers in the Media & Entertainment Industry

As an Avid Media Campus site, Full Sail will implement cutting-edge media environment built on Avid’s proven professional tools and training, preparing today’s students for the jobs of tomorrow

Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID), the leading technology provider that powers the media and entertainment industry, today announced that Full Sail University has become an Avid Media Campus site. By adding Avid workflows to its campus and distance learning programs, Full Sail will provide students with the latest tools and workflow solutions for media creation. Additionally, the Avid Learning Partner Program will provide the coursework and instruction necessary to allow Full Sail to train its students to become Avid Certified, giving them the jump-start needed to excel in the industry.

Full Sail University, located in Winter Park, Florida, provides education for students who are passionate about pursuing careers in media, arts, and entertainment, with a focus on giving first-hand experience with the latest technology. Its specialized curriculum enables students to complete undergraduate and graduate degrees in approximately half the time of a traditional university, mirroring today’s fast-paced media environments.

To continue to provide students with experience in state-of-the-art technology, Full Sail regularly invests in updating its video and audio editing equipment. With the three-year Avid Media Campus agreement, Full Sail students will learn on Avid’s industry-leading tools for audio and video editing, and music notation.

“We’re devoted to our students and strive to provide them with the latest technology and highest-quality training to put them in the best possible position to excel after school,” said Scott Dansby, Director of Industry Relations, Full Sail University. “We’ve been a long-time Avid partner, and Avid Media Campus enables us to provide our students with an excellent technology and software experience, giving them a strong foundation to succeed.”

Full Sail’s new workflow will include Pro Tools® | S6, Pro Tools | MTRX, Avid NEXIS® | E4 software-defined storage for mid- to large-sized media environments, the Avid VENUE™ | S6L live sound system, and Artist™ | DNxIQ™ interfaces. The agreement also includes subscriptions for Pro Tools digital audio software, Sibelius® | Ultimate music notation software, and Media Composer® non-linear editing software, as well as 24/7 online support and on-site training for faculty.

“Avid is dedicated to bringing higher education institutions a complete package of technology and programs that get students the vital hands-on training and experience they need to start careers in the media and entertainment,” said Ray Thompson, Director, Broadcast and Media Solutions Marketing at Avid. “The Avid Media Campus Agreement will enable Full Sail’s students to learn and create using the same solutions professionals use for their award-winning content. Additionally, Full Sail students can become Avid Certified, which translates to greater earning potential.”

Avid Media Campus—Enabling the next generation of media professionals

With flexible volume licensing and affordable industry solutions tailored to the specific needs of each school, the Avid Media Campus program modernizes campus media production and helps educators better prepare students for careers in the media and entertainment industry. It provides a foundation to integrate campus media production with technology for classroom and remote learning programs, and offers deeper partnership engagement, industry connections, and collaborative workflows for campus-wide production.

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