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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Industry Insiders: Filmmaker Michael Coleman of SoundWorks Collection on the Future of Digital Media
Feb05

Industry Insiders: Filmmaker Michael Coleman of SoundWorks Collection on the Future of Digital Media

In this column, FIDMDigitalArts.com asks leading graphic designers, filmmakers and other industry insiders to weigh in on what’s happening in their industry in 2014 and beyond. In addition to being an accomplished producer and director whose work has been featured in Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, and Wired Magazine and working for legendary rock must producer Jack Douglas for Aerosmith, Michael Coleman is the founder of SoundWorks...

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Q&A with FIDM Grad Jay Trumbull: Games Capture Director at The Ant Farm
Dec24

Q&A with FIDM Grad Jay Trumbull: Games Capture Director at The Ant Farm

In this new column, FIDMDigitalArts.com asks leading graphic designers and filmmakers and other industry insiders to weigh in on what’s happening in their industry in 2014 and beyond. Below, hear from FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jay Trumbull who develops video game trailers at leading digital media agency, Ant Farm. Digital Media Industry Insider Q&A: Name: Jay Trumbull Title: Games Capture Director at leading agency Ant Farm...

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Digital Media Career Advice: Can Personality Trumps Talent for Filmmakers?
Dec11

Digital Media Career Advice: Can Personality Trumps Talent for Filmmakers?

Leading filmmaker Vincent Laforet known for his groundbreaking and innovative approach to film directing and photography, recently shared digital media career advice on his blog about the importance of personality over skill for aspiring filmmakers. Although hiring producers, directors, and directors of photographer, etc., are interested in hard skills, Laforet points out several lesser-known variables that influence hiring managers...

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Filmmaking News: “The Agency Post” Explores Motion Graphics as the Future of Content Marketing
Oct28

Filmmaking News: “The Agency Post” Explores Motion Graphics as the Future of Content Marketing

The Agency Post, a site dedicated to advertising, public relations and marketing professionals, recently published an article about how motion graphics have become a great way for brands to create compelling, shareable content to get their message out to their audience– great news for aspiring filmmakers. “Motion graphics provide a new expressive venue for selling a product or idea or calling viewers to action,”...

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FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Releases Interactive Animated Children’s Book
Oct21

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Releases Interactive Animated Children’s Book

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Daniel Rappaport has released an interactive animated children’s fantasy book on Amazon and  iTunes, “The Legend of the Lost Rose.” “I have been a fan of fantasy my entire life– it’s my favorite genre,” says Rappaport who earned his degree in Digital Media from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in 2008 and is the founder of fantasy entertainment company Pazzaria Productions. “With my...

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