Seeing is Believing: Inside Visual Effects with Caleb Owens
Mar16

Seeing is Believing: Inside Visual Effects with Caleb Owens

(via ‎Scott Free Productions‎) Recently, Visual Effects Veteran Caleb Owens came to speak with FIDM Digital Media students about his previous experience, opinion on the current industry and what students should do now to achieve success in the Digital Media world. Scroll down for our full recap of it all. (via Marvel) (via Warner Brothers) (via Sony Pictures, MGM, Plan B Entertainment, Fox) (via Paramount) (via Lucas Film) (via...

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A Whole New World: A Look Inside Virtual Reality with Jake Black
Aug30

A Whole New World: A Look Inside Virtual Reality with Jake Black

Recently, FIDM Digital Media students were visited by Jake Black, the Head of Virtual Reality at award-winning entertainment marketing agency, Create Advertising. Virtual reality is the use of computer technology to create a simulated environment through which viewers are immersed and able to interact with 3D worlds rather than viewing through a screen in front of them.  The technological advance is dubbed “the future of mobile...

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The Reality of Working in Digital Media: Key Tips FIDM Director of Digital Media & Film Productions
Oct02

The Reality of Working in Digital Media: Key Tips FIDM Director of Digital Media & Film Productions

By: Gene Lebrock, Director FIDM Productions, Director of Digital Media To be successful in this industry requires a working knowledge of current and trending technologies and techniques. Digital media degrees have become far more prevalent in college curriculums these days, in large part because the world has gone digital. To participate in business or work effectively in almost any arena requires computer skills and technological...

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Recent Grad Spotlight: Digital Media Alumna Emily Müller & DASH Boutique Ecommerce Intern
Jul24

Recent Grad Spotlight: Digital Media Alumna Emily Müller & DASH Boutique Ecommerce Intern

We love featuring the work of graduating FIDM Digital Media Students, who learn all aspects of film post-production including editing, motion graphics, sound design and so much more, and Emily Müller is no exception. While most college programs teach students specific aspects of filmmaking, such as editing, directing or cinematography, FIDM Digital Media Students learn a foundation in multiple aspects, laying the groundwork to pursue...

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FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE
Oct23

FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jonathan Gitlin has been promoted to the President of Television and Gaming at Create Advertising Group, an award-winning entertainment marketing agency recognized for its work developing film trailers, television spots and other audio visual material used in entertainment marketing. The company has worked with almost every major studio on high-profile campaigns for some of the most successful worldwide...

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Disney’s “Maleficent” among Trailers Featured in New Reel by Greenhaus GFX Designed by FIDM Grads
May06

Disney’s “Maleficent” among Trailers Featured in New Reel by Greenhaus GFX Designed by FIDM Grads

Award-winning motion design and VFX boutique Greenhaus GFX released its latest reel of motion graphics work for film and television including work created for Disney’s highly anticipated film “Maleficent”, starring Angelina Jolie, as well as Marvel’s “Guardians Of The Galaxy”, starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Bradley Cooper. Television work includes spots for HBO’s “700 Sundays”, starting Billy Crystal, and “Oh My God” starring...

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Leading Entertainment/Brand Marketing Agency, Ant Farm, Takes Seven 2014 Video Game Marketing Awards
Apr25

Leading Entertainment/Brand Marketing Agency, Ant Farm, Takes Seven 2014 Video Game Marketing Awards

Above:Official Call of Duty: Ghosts Reveal Trailer by Ant Farm Ant Farm, one of Hollywood’s leading entertainment and brand marketing agencies and employer to Digital Media Alumni of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, was a big winner at last night’s 2014 Game Marketing Awards held in San Francisco.  Having been nominated for nine awards, the creative agency won a total of seven honors, including a Gold...

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Fargo Adapted into a TV Mini Series: Watch the Trailer by FIDM Alumni at Create Advertising
Apr07

Fargo Adapted into a TV Mini Series: Watch the Trailer by FIDM Alumni at Create Advertising

The Coen brothers’ dark and quirky Academy Award-winning film Fargo is coming to television in a 10-episode mini television series this month. FX is bringing the series to life, which  “will follow a new case and new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and ‘Minnesota nice'” that has made the film an enduring classic even 18 years after its 1996 release. The star-studded cast includes...

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