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MediaTech Institute

  • Founded in 1980
  • Accredited
  • 5 Programs
  • 2 Campuses
  • Dallas
  • Houston

Do what you love, love what you do.

MediaTech Institute programs are designed to give you REAL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE. This is more than a classroom where you just read textbooks and learn facts. You are creating videos & mixing music. You are developing applications and designing websites. You can work with real clients and real projects.

MediaTech Institute is committed to offering a quality education that meets the needs of our students and the needs of the digital technology, multi-media and entertainment industries.

Educational Objectives

  • To lead the student in the self-discovery process of clarifying and raising the individual’s goals and achievements commensurate with the student’s potential.
  • To provide a framework and atmosphere of learning which will enhance the student’s ability to demonstrate ethical and moral values in professional, personal, and business situations.
  • To strive for and maintain excellence in our program by systematically reviewing classroom facilities, lab equipment, curricula, faculty, and staff.
  • To provide placement assistance for graduates and students through individual counseling and required coursework.
  • To provide continuing education for our staff and to participate in industry awareness events.
  • To work with students, through internships, to help supplement their respective studies with expert guidance from industry professionals.
  • To extend our classroom walls by bringing the workplace to students through participation in a real production environment.

Important MediaTech Events

  • 1980 - Successful owner of Ruff Cedar Studios, Russell Whitaker re-located to Dallas and created Dallas Sound Lab. DSL studios became home to Grammy Award winning artist such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Destiny’s Child, Pantera, Kirk Franklin and many others. Paramount, Disney, NFL Films, NBC, CBS, ABC, Universal Studios and other major production companies were a part of DSL’s client list.
  • 2002 - Russell’s commitment to learning in real world recording studios, lead to him choosing the legendary Arlyn Recording Studios for MediaTech’s 2nd campus opening. Willie Nelson, Sublime, Bonnie Raitt, Neil Young, Frank Sinatra and many other world famous artist recorded there. A year later, Russell opened a 3rd MediaTech campus in Houston, Texas choosing Sunrise Sound recording studios, home to many platinum-selling artists such as Morrisey and Blah; another a top-notch studio.
  • 2011 - MediaTech Dallas launched The Digital Film & Video Arts program and purchased Maximedia Studios relocating to the 37,000 square foot building. The new facility, provided students with an excellent campus to learn recording, filmmaking and all multimedia skill sets.
  • 2013 - MediaTech introduces new course offerings on how to create digital content and deliver it. The Mobile Application Development program launched at the Houston campus and The Animation & Visual Effects Program launched at the Dallas campus.

MediaTech Institute Programs
  • Web Design & Development
  • Recording Arts
  • Digital Film & Video
  • Mobile App Development
  • Animation & Visual Effects

MediaTech Accreditation

MediaTech Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).