Hollywood, CA (April 24, 2006)–SAE Institute, the world’s largest educator in pro audio and multimedia, has opened its new 6565 Sunset Boulevard campus in the heart of Hollywood, CA, and started classes in January.
The new facility offers SAE’s world-class pro audio facilities and instructors to the crucial Hollywood audio, post production and multimedia/film markets. This continued expansion of SAE’s network of worldwide facilities, headquartered in Byron Bay, Australia, marks its 4th U.S. campus to date, with further locations planned in the near future.
Offering SAE’s hands-on education and industry involvement, the Los Angeles campus encompasses the latest in pro audio technology and network integration for its 25 purpose-built studios, control rooms and workstations. The 19,000 square-foot facility will include an integrated mixing theater, blue screen stage and three surround sound-equipped studios.
Course offerings will include Audio Technology (diploma), Digital Film Producer (diploma) and Electronic Music Producer (certificate). All students completing the Audio Technology curriculum will participate in interactive demonstrations lectures from top artists, engineers, and producers in the industry. Students also have the option to continue their education to obtain a university degree in conjunction with SAE’s worldwide academic partners.
Educational partnerships with industry leaders Apple and Digidesign provide each student with their own laptop computer with a complete Pro Tools recording setup and built-in ireless networking for seamless data and audio integration throughout the facility. Additional technology and student incentive programs will be supplied by Blue Sky, Focusrite, Guitar Center and SE Microphones, among others.
Commenting on the announcement, SAE Institute founder and CEO, Tom Misner, stated “We are proud to expand our world network of facilities to Hollywood at such an exciting time in the audio industry. The Hollywood facility, besides its obvious advantages in location, will serve as a west coast center for audio technology and multimedia education from which we will continue to offer SAE’s unique combination of top-notch instruction and world-class facilities.”
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