Games Capture Director & FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Shares Industry Advice
Jul02

Games Capture Director & FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Shares Industry Advice

It’s been an incredible year for Justin “Jay” Trumbull, a Games Capture Director at leading entertainment/advertising agency, The Ant Farm. After making the decision to abandon his previous career in the hotel industry, Trumbull earned his Digital Media degree from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising just 12 months ago, and now works in entertainment advertising– a career better suited for his creative skills and...

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The Top 10 Count Down of Everything You Need to Know about Digital Media
Jun06

The Top 10 Count Down of Everything You Need to Know about Digital Media

Sometimes the term “Digital Media” seems to be an elusive, perhaps intimidating term, encompassing a vast array of industries. It’s not so complicated when you stop and realize that you are exposed digital media in many forms during your every day routine. You experience digital media every time you see a video or any kind, or graphics in motion– whether it’s seen online at your desktop computer, on television, through your gaming...

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Google’s Recordable, Interactive Moog Doodle Honors “Sonic Doodler” Bob Moog, Inventor of the Synthesizer
May23

Google’s Recordable, Interactive Moog Doodle Honors “Sonic Doodler” Bob Moog, Inventor of the Synthesizer

Honoring the inventor of the synthesizer, Robert A. Moog (rhymes with “vogue”), Google’s interactive, recordable “Moog Doodle” is undoubtedly keeping music and sound pros and novices entertained today. The web-based interactive synthesizer is a precise replica of the Minimoog Model D, a newer model of the instrument that basically changed the sound of popular music in the 1970s. Major musicians in genres from progressive rock to jazz,...

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Motion Monday: Digital Studio “Sehsucht” Produces Making-of Videos for MTV Spots

Check out these inspiring animated videos by digital studio, Sehsucht, for a new series of international MTV idents. MTV is definitely known for its visually captivating advertising, and the animated videos for MTV’s “Group Hug” idents is no exception. The international videos will be broadcast everywhere except the United States starting in April, says Sehsucht on its Vimeo page. Sehsucht, which directs and produces...

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Motion Monday: Check out Behind-the-Scenes Videos by Creative Professionals
Mar05

Motion Monday: Check out Behind-the-Scenes Videos by Creative Professionals

As aspiring graphic designers and digital media professionals, it’s helpful to check out how other creative pros are showing off their work. We’ve noticed various creative pros embracing online videos as a way to showcase their work– whether the industry is motion graphics, sound design, graphic design or entertainment design. Check out a creative process video posted below, for example, from Toronto-based animation and computer...

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Filmmakers and Poster Designers: You Can’t Miss Website “The Film Informant”
Nov09

Filmmakers and Poster Designers: You Can’t Miss Website “The Film Informant”

If you’re one who loves film marketing like trailers and posters as much (or even more than) the actual film, you can’t miss the Website The Film Informant. The Film Informant reviews, rates and organizes all of the print, online and trailer marketing for feature films, and invites viewers to share their opinion as well. Stemming from a team who “lives for all movie media,” the site also provides proper credit to all agencies involved...

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Landing a Creative Internship- Advice from Two FIDM Digital Media Students
Oct18

Landing a Creative Internship- Advice from Two FIDM Digital Media Students

Like many design and film students, as we begin the Fall Quarter here at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, many students find themselves on the hunt for open internship positions in the design and entertainment industries. Two FIDM Digital Media Students shared with FIDMDigitalArts.com advice about how they got hired as digital media interns at high profile companies (Warner Bros. Studios and NBC Universal) and...

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Motion Design Explained in Five Minutes (Video)

Without the use of strong visual examples, sometimes it’s difficult to briefly answer the question, “what is Motion Design.” Like graphic design, and perhaps without realizing it, you probably see Motion Design every day. Its relevance has become increasingly important as the digital revolution evolves with the internet, hand-held mobile devices and electronic tablets becoming more prevalent in our culture. Motion...

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