Tony Tobias, Career Advisor at SAE Institute, Chicago and former SAE student, Justin James, discuss the business of music, the details that matter and what it really takes to get noticed. It’s not what is on the surface but what is inside. At a recent composer gathering at Artists of the Industry in Northbrook, Illinois, the two commandeered the Podcast Desk and discussed their relationship and the transition from student to career at AOFTHEI, relationship and their love for hard work, music and culture. [...]
JaNae Contag, a Kansas City native, received her MFA in Visual Art from Washington University in St. Louis and her BA from Trinity University in San Antonio with majors in Art, Political Science and Spanish. As an Artist Support Grant Recipient through the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) of St. Louis, she recently completed a film project documenting declining indoor malls in the Midwest. Another recent project, NÆ, investigates architectural form through music, transforming her original lyrical manifestos into pop music. Contag has exhibited her work in San Antonio, Austin, [...]
Game developer, VR artist, entrepreneur, snowboarder, cat lover and a development partner for Artists of the Industry’s new VR business. Spencer talks about his partnership with A of the I and his take on the VR opportunity which entails education, entertainment and a new content marketing platform.
“For film, it’s one of the most collaborative arts. Surround yourself with the right people and you can accomplish a lot.” – OC
Justin James, music producer, discusses the trial and tribulations of getting his start in the industry, and offers advice to young up and comers looking to break into audio production.