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Full Sail University Graduate, Marc Fishman, Wins Emmy Award

Full Sail University, an award-winning entertainment media university near Orlando, FL, is pleased to announce that 1990 Recording Arts graduate, Marc Fishman, won a Creative Arts Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie for his work on the HBO film, John Adams.

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held in Los Angeles, CA on September 13 and recognize technical and other achievements for the 2007-08 season, and precede the main ceremony held on September 21. John Adams was The Creative Arts Emmys top winner with a total of eight awards, and the program will be shown as a special presentation on September 20 on E! Entertainment, followed Sunday by ABC’s live broadcast of the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards.

With more than 100 films to his credit, Fishman has enjoyed a successful career working his way through the industry in a variety of positions ranging from assistant to sound editor, to now re-recording mixer. Since 1999, he has been a member of the Todd-AO Studio team and has mixed on films such as: We Were Soldiers, Nacho Libre, and Crash. He has also served on the Don Cheadle film, Talk to Me and Sir Anthony Hopkin’s directed, Slipstream.

In July 2007, Fishman was named to the Career College Association Hall of Fame (CCA). CCA is a voluntary membership organization of accredited, private postsecondary schools, institutes, colleges and universities that provide career-specific educational programs. Members of the CCA Hall of Fame are career college graduates who have attained outstanding success within their industry. Fishman also currently serves on the Full Sail University Recording Arts Program Advisory Committee.

“This win for Marc is truly incredible,” said Dana Roun, Program Director of Full Sail Recording Arts and Show Production & Touring. “He is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and outstanding talent that our graduates exemplify in all of their efforts upon graduation. On behalf of the entire Full Sail family, we congratulate him and are greatly honored and proud to share in his moment.”

About Full Sail University:

Since 1979, Full Sail University, located outside of Orlando, FL, has been an innovative educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. With over 29,000 alumni, graduate credits include work on Oscar, Emmy and GRAMMY-winning projects, best-selling video games, and the #1 grossing U.S. concert tours. Full Sail's 190-acre campus proudly welcomes over 6,000 students from 50 states and 50 countries.

Full Sail currently offers a total of sixteen degree programs including: Associate of Science Degrees offered in Graphic Design, Recording Arts and Show Production & Touring; Bachelor of Science Degrees offered in Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Entertainment Business (online and on-campus), Film, Game Art, Game Development, Internet Marketing (online), Music Business and Web Design & Development; and Master of Science Degrees in Education Media Design & Technology (online), Game Design (online), Entertainment Business (online and on-campus) and Internet Marketing.

Full Sail was most recently was named the 2008 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. The university has also been named: The Harvard of Game Schools by Tips & Tricks Magazine; one of the top three New Media Schools by Shift Magazine (alongside the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University); one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs in the world by Electronic Gaming Monthly; one of the Best Music Programs in the country by Rolling Stone Magazine; one of the Best Music Business Departments in the Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide; and one of the Best Film Programs in the country by UNleashed Magazine.

Kristin Weissman | Full Sail University
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