About this Branch

FMC Boston

FMC Boston was the first Future Media Concepts branch office. Opening in 1998, FMC Boston was one of the first Avid, Apple, Adobe, and Macromedia authorized training centers in New England. Serving clients such as PBS, ESPN, Comcast, Akamai, ABC, Fox, and Fidelity as well as dozens of production houses, educational facilities, news organizations, independent filmmakers, graphic artists, and web designers.

Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure (DPL), FMC Boston also offers government funded training programs with department approved instructors and certified curricula in video, web, multimedia, and graphic design.

Learn about training financing, custom scheduling, special rates, our satisfaction guaranteed policy, and much more on our training amenities page.


Class Hours: All FMC classes run 10:00am to 5:30pm, unless otherwise noted. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to assure that training starts on time. FMC Boston training facilities FMC Boston training facilities FMC Boston training facilities FMC Boston training facilities FMC Boston training facilities FMC Bos FMC Bos

Meet our Staff

Tom Willson

Tom Willson

Director of Training
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Tom holds degrees in Business Management, Computer Programming and Marine Science, and has been with FMC since 2004. His experience ranges over twenty years as a dive resort operations manager, sales manager, dive instructor and certified underwater photo/video instructor. Prior to coming to FMC, Tom was a freelance scuba course director/instructor trainer in Key West.

Philip A. Clark

Philip A. Clark

Corporate Account Manager
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Philip A. Clark holds a B.A. in Economics and History from the University of Mass. at Boston and has spent the past 4 years living and working in Qwanju, South Korea and Shanghai, China where he was a Corporate Business English Instructor for Web International, serving global brands such as Kia Motors and Compal Corporation. Prior to that, Philip was an executive for Strategiweb, LLC.; an IT multinational company based in Manila, Philippines. Philip served as operations manager for their Boston office. He brings a solid background in account management, sales and marketing to our Cambridge office. Please contact Philip for all your digital media training needs.

Directions and Accommodations

LOCAL DIRECTIONS

FMC is located at 1 Kendall Square, which is the courtyard of buildings between Binney Street, Cardinal Medeiros Ave, and Hampshire Street. Our suite is in building 300 on the second floor. The entrance to building 300 is between Bon Me and West Bridge, which incidentally, are just two of the many great places to have lunch during your class!

Walking From the T (Kendall Square - Red Line)
Outside of the Kendall T Stop, you are on Main Street. Walk left once out on the street. Turn right onto Galileo Way, then turn left onto Broadway. At the fork in the road go right onto Hampshire Street. The Kendall Square complex is on the right side of the street. Look for building 300 on the right.

By Subway
The closest subway T stop is Kendall Station: Take the red line to Kendall Station and then walk west on Main Street and make a right onto Ames Street. Walk up Ames Street and then make a left onto Broadway. Continue on Broadway until you get to Hampshire street and make a right. One Kendall Square is located off of Hampshire street. Look for the large 300 and enter the door below.

By Bus
The closest bus stop to FMC is the Hampshire Street and Cardinal Medeiros Ave. The following buses stop there: #85, #CT2, #87 and #88. You may find a bus schedule here.
For more information on public transportation, call 617.222.3200 or check out their web site at www.mbta.com.
For special needs on public transportation call The RIDE at 617.222.5123 or Hearing Impaired TDD.222.5415.
For driving conditions update call SmarTraveler at 617.374.1234.

DRIVING FROM 93 NORTH

I-93S toward Boston
Take exit 26 for MA-3 N toward MA-28/Storrow Dr/N Station
Follow signs for Leverett Circle/28N.
Take a left at the light towards Cambridge. (science park T stop will right above you here)
At the next light, turn right onto the O'Brien Highway.
At fork in the road bear left onto Cambridge St. (Lechmere T stop should be on your right side)
Stay straight on Cambridge street.
After crossing train tracks, turn left onto Cardinal Medeiros Ave.
Turn left onto Binney St. (you will see a “P” sign for parking)
Garage is on the left side of the street (next to the movie theater)
After parking your car, cross the street and walk through the One Kendall Square complex. We are in building 300 located on the left side of the courtyard.

DRIVING FROM 93 SOUTH

Merge onto I-93N/MA-3 via the ramp to Boston
Take exit 26 toward Storrow Drive
Keep left at the fork, follow sign for MA-28N/Leverett Circ/N Station
Follow that road over the bridge (science museum will be on your left)
At fork in the road bear left onto Cambridge St. (Lechmere T stop should be on your rt side)
Stay straight on Cambridge street.
After crossing train tracks, turn left onto Cardinal Medeiros Ave.
Turn left onto Binney St. (you will see a “P” sign for parking)
Garage is on the left side of the street (next to the movie theater)
After parking your car, cross the street and walk through the One Kendall Square complex. We are in building 300 located on the left side of the courtyard.

DRIVING FROM WEST

For cars and small vans/trucks only: Take the Mass Turnpike (Interstate 90) East to exit #18 on the left toward Brighton/Cambridge. Keep right at the fork and merge onto Cambridge Street. Turn right onto Memorial Dr. Continue on to Edwin H. Land Blvd. Turn left onto Binney St. Turn right to stay on Binney St. (you will see a "P" sign for parking garage. Garage will be on the right side of the street (next to the movie theater). After parking your car, cross the street and walk through the One Kendall Square complex. We are in building 300 located on the left side of the courtyard.

DRIVING FROM LOGAN AIRPORT

As you exit the airport follow signs for Massachussets 1A S/I-93 N/Sumner Tunnel/Massachussets 1A N/Revere Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Massachusetts 1A S/Sumner Tunnel/Government Center/I-93 N and merge onto Massachusetts 1A S. Turn left to stay on Massachusetts 1A S. Go into Sumner Tunnel. Go to the right at fork in tunnel toward Storrow Drive. Once in that part of the tunnel move to left lane. Bear left lane once outside the tunnel (science park T station will be above you. You will cross underneath it). Stay straight on Monsignor OBrien Hwy (the museum of science will be on your left). At fork in the road bear left on to Cambridge Street (Lechmere T station with be on your right). Stay straight on Cambridge street. After crossing train tracks, turn left onto Cardinal Medeiros Ave. Turn left onto Binney St. (you will see a “P” sign for parking). Garage is on the left side of the street (next to the movie theater). After parking your car, cross the street and walk through the One Kendall Square complex. We are in building 300 located on the left side of the courtyard.


ACCOMODATIONS

Below is a list of hotels FMC Boston has preferred rates with. The prices listed are those quoted by the hotels at the time of publishing. Please confirm the price with the hotel when booking your room. Future Media Concepts is not liable for any difference in prices to those given below.

If you can recommend any hotels that are not listed below, please let us know and we will add them to our list.

La Quinta Inn & Suites
Boston Somerville
23 Cummings St
Somerville, MA 02145
Tel: 617.625.5300
Website: http://www.lq.com
Mention Future Media Concepts for our discount

  • 3/31 - 10/27 - $134/night
  • 10/28 - 3/30 - $125/night

Club Quarters
161 Devonshire Street
(Between Milk & Franklin Streets)
Boston, MA 02110
Tel: 617.357.64000
Website: www.clubquarters.com
Mention Future Media Concepts for our discount

Holiday Inn Express
FMC has a preferred rate with this hotel, and is less than 1 mile (20 minute walk) away from FMC.
250 Monsignor O'Brien Highway
Cambridge, MA 02141
Tel: 617.577.7600
Website: www.hiecambridge.com
Make sure you mention the Future Media Concepts preferred rate when making the reservation.

Rates: (All at 12.45% tax per night)

  • January 1 - August 31 - $149/night
  • September 1 - November 15 - $159/night
  • November 16 - January 1 - $119/night

The following hotels are in Cambridge, but FMC does not have a preferred rate with them:

Cambridge Marriott
2 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel: 617.494.6600
Rates: $229/night
*walking distance to FMC

Hampton Inn
191 Monsignor O'Brien Hwy
Cambridge, MA 02141 Tel: 617.494.5300

Royal Sonesta
5 Cambridge Pkwy
Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel: 617.491.3600
Rates: $209-$350/night
*walking distance to FMC

Sheraton Commander
16 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tel: 617.547.4800
Rates: $119-$324/night
*very close to Harvard Square