ADMI BLOG

ADMI’S Oliver Kobia Caught in the Act

March 2, 2017 12:01:42 PM EAT / by Sylvia Kirema posted in Blog, digital, film, filmproduction, media, tv, Uncategorized

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The Get Some Money film is a production that every young person needs to watch; largely because it highlights serious issues like suicide, decision making and the complexities of love in a thoroughly entertaining way. The cast uses sheng to boot!

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How to get into an animation career

February 28, 2017 8:56:56 AM EAT / by Sylvia Kirema posted in ADMI, advertising, Animation, Blog, course, graphics, motion, Uncategorized, Web Design

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Since the Faiba ad emerged, many companies are opting to use animation in advertisements because it tells a brand story in a fresh and engaging way. There is evidence to show that animation in marketing brings a higher return on investment.

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Carlos Lluc – My Internship at ADMI

February 22, 2017 4:39:48 PM EAT / by Sylvia Kirema posted in ADMI, audiovisual, Blog, fellowship, film, internship, production, tv

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21 year old movie addict, sports enthusiast and audio visual producer talks about his internship at ADMI.

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REELING IN ON FILM FINANCING IN KENYA

January 31, 2017 12:57:34 PM EAT / by wilfred Kiumi posted in Blog, film financing kenya, Film Studios Kenya, Film & Television, Filming Sponsorships

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When the news that Kati Kati, a film by Kenyan creative genius, Mbithi Masya had won the FIPRESCI award (International Federation of Film Critics Award), there was jubilation among lovers of Kenyan film locally and internationally. As insiders in the film industry in Kenya often say, there is no shortage of talent or ideas in Kenya but making a film in Kenya is no easy task. There are a myriad of challenges experienced by Kenyan film makers namely: lack of financing, lack of government support, weak local distribution networks among others.

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AFRICA DIGITAL MEDIA GROUP: MUSIC PRODUCTION & SOUND ENGINEERING FACULTY VACANCIES

December 23, 2016 3:35:17 PM EAT / by wilfred Kiumi posted in Blog, jobs, music production, Vacancies

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The Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI) is a leading creative media and technology training institution, offering practical courses in Film and TV Production, Mass Communication, Music Production, Sound Engineering, Animation & Motion Graphics, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, Photography, Multimedia, and Digital Marketing. A truly pan-African institution, ADMI hosts students from more than 10 countries at its Nairobi campus.

ADMI combines high-spec technical training in creative media and technology with intensive digital and soft-skills coaching, along with a rigorous apprenticeship process, to achieve a 100% placement rate. Collectively, ADMI and its Foundation and Studios form an innovative learn-and-work social enterprise whereby young creatives get the training, mentorship and resources they need to turn their passion into a profession.

ADMI aims to double its student body in January 2017 and is currently undertaking global searches to recruit Adjunct Faculty for our expanding Music Production & Sound Engineering Program with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Acoustics Fundamentals
  • History of Music & Music Technology
  • Intro to Live Sound and Live Sound Setup
  • Critical Listening
  • Basics of Music Production
  • Songwriting and composition
  • Arranging
  • Artist Development – Performance
  • Composing for Media and Games
  • Music Business
  • Advanced Acoustics - Studio
  • Digital Audio Editing
  • Intro and Advanced Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Advanced Music Production
  • Music Synthesis
  • DJing & Half Life
  • Live Sound Concert
  • Multitrack Recording for Studio & Live
  • Digital Audio Environment

As a member of ADMI’s faculty, you provide valuable mentoring for tomorrow’s leading digital professionals and creative entrepreneurs. You'll bring passion and expertise to student instruction using innovative teaching methods and reflecting on the latest industry trends in your discipline. You will join a team of inspiring composers, musicians, and live and studio sound engineers and work closely with our learning specialists in order to redefine higher education for the creative industry.

If you are highly motivated to create more opportunities for young people in the creative media and technology space and believe strongly in relevance and quality in higher education, we’d like to hear from you! Please share your CV and professional portfolio to info@africadigitalmedia.org.

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AFRICA DIGITAL MEDIA GROUP: GRAPHIC DESIGN FACULTY VACANCIES

December 23, 2016 3:03:58 PM EAT / by wilfred Kiumi posted in 3D Modeling, Blog, Entrepreneurship, graphic design, Human Centered Design, jobs, Vacancies, Web Design

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The Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI) is a leading creative media and technology training institution, offering practical courses in Film and TV Production, Mass Communication, Music Production, Sound Engineering, Animation & Motion Graphics, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, Photography, Multimedia, and Digital Marketing. A truly pan-African institution, ADMI hosts students from more than 10 countries at its Nairobi campus.

ADMI combines high-spec technical training in creative media and technology with intensive digital and soft-skills coaching, along with a rigorous apprenticeship process, to achieve a 100% placement rate. Collectively, ADMI and its Foundation and Studios form an innovative learn-and-work social enterprise whereby young creatives get the training, mentorship and resources they need to turn their passion into a profession.

ADMI aims to double its student body in January 2017 and is currently undertaking global searches to recruit Adjunct Faculty for our expanding Graphic Design Program with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Human Centered Design - User Experience & User Interface
  • Human Centered Design - Interactive Design
  • Human Centered Design - Ergonomics
  • Web Design
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Entrepreneurship
  • 3D Modeling

As a member of ADMI’s faculty, you provide valuable mentoring for tomorrow’s leading digital professionals and creative entrepreneurs. You'll bring passion and expertise to student instruction using innovative teaching methods and reflecting the latest industry trends in your discipline. You will join a team of inspiring graphic designers and work closely with our learning specialists in order to redefine higher education for the creative industry.

If you are highly motivated to create more opportunities for young people in the creative media and technology space and believe strongly in relevance and quality in higher education, we’d like to hear from you! Please share your CV and professional portfolio to info@africadigitalmedia.org.

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Why learn software engineering? Because Software is everywhere!

December 23, 2016 11:00:22 AM EAT / by Caroline Muigai posted in software engineering

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In 2011, cars had little software in them. Today, a new car is likely to have 100 million lines of code programmed into its operation. From your home’s security and phone to your grocery shopping and classwork, software is now everywhere.

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How To Turn Your Passion Into A Profession- The ADMI Experience

December 14, 2016 7:33:19 AM EAT / by Caroline Muigai posted in Blog

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December is known for its festive mood: fun, fares and food in truckloads. It is also known for the Over and Above Concert. It ushers in the more serious aspects of life: career prospects, school and resolutions (weight loss, anyone?). If you have just graduated from high school, you must be among the thousands of hopeful students who are wondering what to do with their lives. There is no shortage of advice on how to succeed in one’s career so we will not bore you with more tips on that. Have you ever wondered what factors you should consider before settling on a career? Here is a guide that will help you:

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ADMI'S COLOURFUL GRADUATION

December 2, 2016 12:06:29 PM EAT / by Caroline Muigai posted in Blog

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You will always have a home here at ADMI. Never forget that.”

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Focus on practical technical training in the creative industry

August 30, 2016 9:29:47 AM EAT / by Caroline Muigai posted in 3D Modeling, ADMI, Animation, audiovisual, Communication, course, Design, Film & Television, practical training, creative industry

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The date was Monday the 23rd June 2014. Wilfred Kiumi, principal and founder of Jamhuri Film and Television Academy (and subsequently ADMI), was on a plane to Heathrow International for a conference he had been informed about only two weeks before. Despite his nerve-racking situation and the prospect of having to speak before numerous ministers and professors he was excited. He tells me “I knew when they contacted me that we (ADMI) were onto something.”

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