ADMI BLOG

Digital Marketing for Professionals

June 21, 2017 5:38:38 PM EAT / by Derrick Kathurima posted in ADMI, Blog, digital, marketing

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A fortune 500 company, a start-up business and the side job you've been thinking about all have one thing in common. They all need effective digital marketing skills to thrive. 

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How to choose a film school in Africa

April 4, 2017 10:44:46 AM EAT / by Sylvia Kirema posted in ADMI, Blog, film, production, Uncategorized, Video

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A film making career is one of the best options in the world today. You could end up on the set of a successful TV series or movie or better still start your own YouTube Vlog. Before you know it, fame, glamor and paparazzi will be your closest friends.

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Photography tips for beginners

March 27, 2017 3:54:04 PM EAT / by Sylvia Kirema posted in Blog, Composition, Design, Lighting, Photography

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So you’ve been taking photos with your phone or camera for a while but you are not an Instagram sensation yet. Your pictures garner a few likes here and there from social media, friends and family. However, with a few tips you can get rave reviews from friend and foe alike. Would you like to find out how? Here are some great photography tips for beginners.

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Signs of a great would-be film maker

March 21, 2017 12:43:14 PM EAT / by Sylvia Kirema posted in ADMI, Blog, Communication, film, production, Scriptwriting, Uncategorized, Video

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Do you actually have what it takes to be a great filmmaker? There is no shame in being a film wannabe. Film production is one of the most prestigious careers but not every self-proclaimed filmmaker attains the fame and fortune that we all so dream of. If you were meant to succeed in this star-studded industry, you probably show three or all of the following traits.

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Career Launchpad- Why you need soft skills to succeed

March 8, 2017 11:04:18 AM EAT / by Sylvia Kirema posted in ADMI, Blog, career, launchpad, skills, soft, Uncategorized

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Being a creative genius is not enough to get your dream job. No matter how good you are. A polished curriculum vitae and soft skills will go a long way in making any expert stand out from the crowd.

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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 started in 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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