Future Media Concepts is proud of our ongoing partnerships with the following organizations:
IABM is the international trade association for suppliers of broadcast and media technology. IABM members represent over 80% of the market’s revenues; IABM enables them to share vital business and technology information, and to act together with a single purpose to move our great industry forward.
IABM supports member companies with a comprehensive range of services across market intelligence, training, technology, exhibitions and best practices – all designed to help them do better business. We hold the interests of member companies as paramount, and strive to provide strong guidance and support at every level in all geographies.
We understand that in today’s rapidly changing media landscape, our members have never had a greater need for timely, relevant and effective advice and support. IABM’s mission is to be an ever more powerful beacon that is highly responsive to all our members’ needs in a timely fashion, helping them to prosper and navigate change successfully.
For 30 years, Dell has played a critical role in transforming the computing industry, making advanced technology more accessible and affordable to people and organizations around the globe. Simply put, we give our customers the power to do more. We have held true to this guiding principle since our founding. Our entrepreneurial spirit drives us to challenge the status quo to find new ways to make IT work better. Today, our strongest-ever product and services portfolio and capabilities address the full range of technology requirements – all to deliver comprehensive solutions with best value, ease of use and flexibility.
SpectraCal is an innovative software company that offers calibration solutions for studio reference monitors, displays, and computer monitors. Their CalMAN software* is used by professionals around the world in the studio, broadcast, post-production, medical and home video markets. SpectraCal is dedicated not only to developing new technology for display optimization, but also for providing the tools and training necessary to achieve accurate and dependable color calibrations.
B&H Photo-Video and Pro-Audio adopted the slogan, "The Professional's Choice" soon after opening in 1973 as an indication we will treat every customer like a professional. Throughout our 40+ year history we have held fast to the belief that satisfied customers will be repeat customers and will share their satisfaction and become our best advertising. Today B&H is the largest retailer of camera, video, and electronics equipment in our field. B&H Photo-Video offers several hundred thousand products from a thousand or more brands. Our prices are competitive, our inventory vast, our staff's product knowledge encyclopedic. Our web site is unequalled for offering a thorough explanation for every product and that information is augmented by our InDepth and InSights blogs and our Event Space, all of which are tools to make using the equipment we sell a more productive experience for amateur and pro alike. We're proud of our A+ Accredited Business rating from the BBB and ourconsistent 9+/10 rating from resellerratings.com but most proud of the thousands of customers whose satisfaction we value above all else.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) is the premier and most recognized non‐profit organization dedicated to the advancement of excellence in television. The Academy awards the EMMY® Award, the most prestigious, peer‐judged honor in television for outstanding creative achievement. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences was formed in 1957. The Academy now serves all the television markets in the United States through its 20 chapters. The Boston/New England Chapter joining on May, 1977. The chapter represents all the broadcast markets in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and the majority of Connecticut except for Fairfield County.
*NATAS chapter members receive a 15% discount on all FMC classes and events
The BOSS Group is an award-winning creative staffing agency for interactive, creative and marketing talent. We've been supplying temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire professionals to leading organizations across virtually every industry sector for more than 20 years. With offices in seven cities and nationwide direct hire services, we are sure to help you find your next opportunity. Find out more at TheBOSSGroup.com.
*The BOSS Group talent receive 15% off individual course registrations
Media Communications Association-International is a global community that provides professional development seminars and events, opportunities for networking, members-only benefits, forums for education, and information resources for media communications professionals. MCA-I has Chapters across the United States and individual members from around the world. MCA-I is a 501c(3) organization. If you are a Media Communications Professional, see the website for information on how you can join.
*Special Training Rates for MCA-I Members
With over 200 video and audio plugins that work seamless across the industry's best non-linear editors from Apple, Adobe and Avid, NewBlueFX makes artistic expression through video faster and more intuitive
Receive a $150 FMC Gift Certificate when you purchase $350 or more from NewBlueFX
*Receive 20% off on any NewBlueFX plugin when you take a class at FMC
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the professional association for professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises. The Association is an international academic organization that focuses on the electronic media, providing a forum for issues and topics of mutual concern to educators and practitioners, thus to facilitate interaction between academicians and leaders in the industry.
*Special Training Rates for BEA Members - 15% off
The Oscar® Award-winning and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. As an internationally recognized and accredited standards-setting body, SMPTE develops standards, recommended practices and guidelines, and spearheads educational activities to advance engineering and moving imagery for its global membership and the digital media industry. Since its founding in 1916, the Society has established close to 600 standards, including the physical dimensions of 35mm film and the SMPTE-time code.
*Special Training Rates for SMPTE Members
The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The PGA has over 4,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members health benefits, enforcing workplace labor laws, the creation of fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts. The PGA hosts important industry events including the annual PGA Awards and the Produced By Conference.
*Special Training Rates for PGA Members
VMG, the Harvard University ABCD Video Multimedia Group, is instrumental in bringing Harvard's media professional staff together to learn, share, and grow as a community of media specialists from varying departments, divisions and schools. We bridge the gap and nurture relationships, provide hands-on training, and bring industry professionals from within and without Harvard to share the latest trends, techniques, and equipment.
360 Education Solutions is your advocate in the search for quality online teaching degree programs. As an advocate group founded specifically for educators their goal is to provide the support and information needed to help achieve the educational aspirations of individuals.
AJA Video is a leading manufacturer of digital video interface, conversion and desktop solutions for professional broadcast, production and post-production. The company is headquartered in Grass Valley, California.
Applied Digital Media Services is a leading training company in Dubai, offering a wide range of digital media training courses in partnership with Future Media Concepts. This long term partnership brings FMC's curriculum of courses and world renowned instructors to local audiences in Dubai, the Middle East and Africa. Classes include an entire range of manufacturer-authorized courses in digital editing, web design and development, motion graphics, sound design and desktop publishing. FMC and ADMS are authorized by Adobe, Apple, Avid and Digidesign.
The Career School Association (CSA) was created by people who value customer service and know the importance of effective sales, customer relationship, document management and growth. Licensed schools must meet state-mandated criteria for curriculum, facilities, teacher licensure, and financial accountability. CSA's proprietary online software gives you the tools to meet those criteria in an easy-to-use virtual filing cabinet. You can also stay up-to-date with news, events, and information relating to career schools. We are the source of everything you need to run your career school efficiently and in compliance with all State Education Deparment regulations.
Club Quarters are for guests who want to save money when they stay in expensive downtown locations. Designed primarily for business travelers, Club Quarters are full service and located in the best locations for business and pleasure. By being private, Club Quarters can be cleaner, quieter and entry is restricted to guests only for more safety. Innovative and club-like services include free high-speed Internet access, free use of a computer and printer, lounge with complimentary coffee, newspapers and magazines, fitness room, garments stored and cleaned between visits. Club Quarters offers significant savings on hotel rooms and related expenses.
Class On Demand is a leading producer of video-based education and training programs. Its products and services address the needs of both enthusiasts and professionals. Class on Demand training programs cover a wide range of topics including audio and video production, compositing, and editing. Please visit the Class on Demand website for additional information.
Digital Media Alliance Florida (DMAF) is a non-profit association of companies and professionals from the digital and interactive media, entertainment, arts, animation, effects and simulation communities working together to develop, grow and promote the digital media and interactive entertainment industry (the "Industry") throughout the State of Florida.
The Digital Video Professionals Association (DVPA) is the largest organization in the world devoted exclusively to meeting the needs of those who use DV technology. This includes corporate video professionals, film directors, commercial editors, church worship leaders, nightclub VJs, and even advanced hobbiests among many others. Being "in the know" is the only way to beat the competition in the video production industry. Members of the DVPA have access to tools and resources that are not available anywhere else. It's not just about learning; it's about knowing. That is why joining the DVPA will be the most important decision you make.
Located in South Philadelphia, Filmtech offers a wide variety of individual classes on a short-term basis - 8 weeks or fewer, taught at night and on weekends to fit your schedule. You can pick and choose among the classes that interest you: everything from screenwriting and video production to editing and film history. The classes are scheduled regularly, so you never have to wait more than a few weeks for the next one to start.
GeniusRocket is a social network for the most creative people in the world to find each other and get found by clients. You'll be in good company with thousands of talented creators from across the globe. At GeniusRocket there are no starving artists! Our clients put up, and pay out real cash for real work. With guaranteed awards from $100 to $10,000 there's money to be made. Since we launched in late 2007, GeniusRocket community members have earned over $150,000 responding to "Requests for Brilliance" (RFB) posted by brands and companies on our site. So come join GeniusRocket and show off your talent in any media regardless of credentials. Submissions are open to every creative background... and we will help you showcase your work.
Global Knowledge Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, with more than 1,200 courses that span foundational and specialized training and certifications. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya, VMware, Red Hat, business process improvement, and leadership development. We deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
IFP Chicago is a non-profit organization committed to the idea that independent film is an important art form and a powerful voice in our society. We provide resources, information and avenues of communication for independent filmmakers, industry professionals and independent film enthusiasts. We encourage quality and diversity in independent production and assist filmmakers at all levels of experience in realizing their unique vision.
The Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA), is a non-profit corporation committed to improving the quality of video training and promoting the use of state-of-the-art, effective equipment in the law enforcement and emergency services community. We make a positive contribution to a more competent public safety establishment.
Whether your interest is training, crime prevention, public information, crime scene investigation, surveillance, internal communication, forensics or any of the other useful video applications, LEVA will help you save time and money, and improve your productivity.
Mac Audio Trainers is an Apple Authorized Training Center whose singular focus is Apple's Logic Pro 8. No Final Cut. No iMovie. No Pro Tools... Just Logic 8. Logic taught by renowned Apple Certified Logic Trainers Steve Horelick and Jonathan Perl. Logic taught by professional musicians who use it every day in their own productions! If your transitioning from another music platform, we'll show you the way. If you're new to audio production we'll get you making music fast. If you're a "self taught" Logic professional, we will give you the advanced techniques that will open your eyes and turn you into a power user! Whether you're a beginner or a pro, Mac Audio Trainers is the best place anywhere to learn and master Logic.
MiND iMedia Independence is the newest initiative of Independence Media, the non-profit organization which owns and operates WYBE Channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA. In 1990, WYBE debuted as one of the nation's only independent public TV stations. WYBE has served its community with international news, documentaries, and unique programs on diverse topic
In 2005, Independence Media started developing MiND, a new multi-platform television and internet channel. Deeply rooted in WYBE's local and global community orientation, MiND emphasizes learning, social awareness, and a hands-on approach to media.
The Motion Picture Editors Guild, Local 700, represents the most prestigious post-production professionals in the United States - the 'crème de la crème' of the post-production community. Their members make major studio feature films and network television programming across the United States and throughout the world. The Editors Guild is now over 6,500 strong and includes creative professionals working in all aspects of post-production: picture, sound and music editors, re-recording and music mixers, technical directors, engineers, recordists, Foley artists, tape operators and many other crafts. The Guild also publishes the very popular "Editors Guild Magazine" six times a year. The magazine serves its readership through incisive technical articles on key tools and trends in the industry as well as revealing interviews with the most respected names in post-production. Subscriptions are also available for non-members.
We are the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) Local 31, a sector of the Communications Workers of America. Our members have a key role in the broadcast industry, producing quality news and sports programming, seen and heard around the world. Local 31 members include broadcast professionals employed by ABC, ABC Radio, NBC, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), National Public Radio (NPR), Cable News Network (CNN), WRC-TV, WJLA-TV, WHUT-TV, WMAL/WRQX, House Recording Studios, Senate Recording Studios, Montgomery Community Television, as well as production and crewing companies throughout the Southeast United States.
Learn about FMC's special rates for members of the NABET-CWA Local 31.
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. NAB exists to proactively and vigilantly advance the rights and interests of free, over-the-air radio and television broadcasters. As broadcasters' #1 advocate, it's vital that we have the support of all broadcasters to be effective on every issue. NAB members receive exceptional advocacy, information, career development and networking opportunities.
Since 1982, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers has grown to become the largest independent IT training company worldwide. We offer more courses, at more times and in more locations than any other computer and business training company. Businesses and individuals can choose from hundreds of course offerings, delivered by experts, and offered in hundreds of convenient locations around the world.
Since 1982, The preeminent entertainment industry association for women in New York City, New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) supports women calling the shots in film, television and digital media. NYWIFT energizes the careers of women in entertainment by illuminating their achievements, providing training and professional development activities, and advocating for equity. Membership includes more than 2,000 women and men working both above and below the line. NYWIFT is part of a network of 40 women in film organizations worldwide, representing more than 10,000 members.
ProductionHUB, Inc. is the global online industry resource and business networking community for film / television, video, audio / visual, live event and digital media production. Developed in 1999, ProductionHUB serves as a tool for anyone with an Internet connection to find production products, equipment, services and professionals. Exceeding 3.5 million user sessions in 2009 alone, this vertical B2B and entertainment industry portal has grown to become the world's largest and most active production community search site.
RHED Pixel is a visual communications company dedicated to helping our clients achieve results. We believe the effective use of communication tools can motivate an audience and create results that organizations need to remain competitive and relevant in today's world. Our team works in all facets of production: from writing a compelling script and bringing out our camera crews, to creating custom motion graphics and putting your finished video on the web for many to enjoy. We truly believe in the power of visual communications and we scale our tools and technology to meet each project's goals within budget, scope, and schedule.
Women in Film & Video (WIFV) of Washington, D.C. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, television, video, multimedia and related disciplines. WIFV supports women in the industry by promoting equal opportunities, encouraging professional development, serving as an information network, and educating the public about women's creative and technical achievements.