- Future Media Concepts (FMC), the authorized digital media training
organization for postproduction, broadcast professionals, and content
creators, has expanded its Boston office. Opening July 13, the new
3000-plus square-foot training facility will contain five
state-of-the-art digital media training suites -- doubling in size and
capacity for hosting instructor-led classes, special industry events,
and user group meetings. The new expansion makes FMC Boston one of the
largest manufacturer-authorized digital media training facilities in
"Students who have gone through an FMC training course have an exceptional learning experience. They are using the very latest in postproduction technology and learning from some of the best digital media trainers in the nation," said Jeff Rothberg, President and Co-founder of FMC. "The New England market is very special. Feature Film production is up significantly. We have a large creative community working on a wide range of projects and a rapidly changing landscape in creative technology. All of this has pushed FMC Boston enrollment for digital media training and certification up -- way up. The new Cambridge facility located in Kendall Square will meet the increased demand and students will be more than pleased to get their hands on the very latest in Film, TV and content creation technology."
FMC instructors are industry-recognized trainers holding certifications with a multitude of manufacturers, including: Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Avid, BorisFX, Digidesign, NewTek, and Softimage, according to a representative.
Highlighting the FMC Boston location is staff instructor Alex Kaloostian and branch manager Keri Wilson. A graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art, Kaloostian majored in a combination of film, video, photography, web design, and robotics. An Apple and Apple Leopard certified pro, he has many short films to his credit, both self-produced and among the likes of MTV Pictures, Turtle Lane Playhouse, and The Boston Rock Opera. Born and raised just outside Boston, Wilson has a B.S. in Media studies and Digital Culture from Sacred Heart University.