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    Continuing Your Education: Five Online Resources for Filmmakers

    Posted by Specs Intern on Fri, Jan 3, 2014
    Written by Matt Winne Let’s be honest.  No matter how much you learn in school about a trade, you’re going to need to learn more.  This is true for ...
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    Topics: Video Content, dslr, Tutorials, Specs Howard

    Specs Howard Grad: Mark McKenzie

    Posted by Specs Intern on Wed, Sep 4, 2013
    Mark McKenzie could be called the hardest working man in radio. He has not missed a day of work in his nine years of radio. Mark got his start at ...
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    Topics: detroit radio, 89x, Specs Howard, Broadcasting

    The Interview - The dos and don'ts to help you land the job

    Posted by Specs Intern on Fri, Aug 16, 2013
    You've submitted your resume, and you just got off the phone with a recruiter. Congratulations, you've made it to the interview stage - now what? ...
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    Topics: Interview, Career Service, Job search, Specs Howard, Digital Media

    Resume Writing Basics: What Media Professionals need to know

    Posted by Specs Intern on Fri, Jul 12, 2013
    Writing a resume can be a very cumbersome task. How long should it be? Should it be creative or traditional? Are there enough keywords? With so much ...
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    Topics: Job search, resume, Digital Media Arts, Graphic Design

    Horror Film Lighting on a Budget

    Posted by Specs Intern on Wed, Jun 26, 2013
    By Emory Reeves Let me first start by setting the scene.... Imagine standing hunched over an entrance to a bedroom, exhausted and in shock from the ...
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    Topics: Video, Digital Media Arts, Tutorials

    10 Sites Every Web Design Professional Should Know About

    Posted by Specs Intern on Thu, Jun 13, 2013
    The internet can be a big place if you are looking for a specific piece of information, and if what you are looking for is about building a web site ...
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    Topics: specs howard anniversary, Digital Media Arts, Tutorials, graphic design apps, Internet Tips, graphic design workshop, workshops, web design

    HTML 5: The Future of Web Design

    Posted by Specs Intern on Tue, Jun 4, 2013
    By Dara Harper Years ago, people accessed web sites from dial-up modems and online video consisted of short Quicktime movies. Most people only went ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, graphic design workshop, web design, Specs Howard

    Specs Howard Honors Metro Detroit's Media Educator of the Year

    Posted by Specs Intern on Fri, May 24, 2013
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    Topics: Interview, Specs Howard School, Media Educator of the Year, Broadcast Media Arts

    Dropbox: A Web Design lifesaver

    Posted by Specs Intern on Wed, May 22, 2013
    By Cally McIntyre  Dropbox is my lifesaver. My whole world opened up considerably when I found Dropbox.  I can’t actually remember how I found it or ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, graphic design apps, web design, Specs Howard, Graphic Design

    So You Want to be a Digital Media YouTube Star?

    Posted by Specs Intern on Thu, May 16, 2013
    By Jeremy Browe   Imagine this scenario: You have an amazing idea for a video in your head. You have spent weeks (perhaps even months) planning, ...
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    Topics: Video Content, digital media industry, Youtube, Digital Media Arts, Specs Howard

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