FIDM Digital Media Students Take Us Behind the Scenes with FIDM Productions
Jul02

FIDM Digital Media Students Take Us Behind the Scenes with FIDM Productions

FIDM’s in-house film production department, FIDM Productions, is responsible for creating the visually stunning campus tour videos featuring our beautiful California campuses seen below. Students studying Digital Media at FIDM also often get the opportunity to work with the FIDM Productions team, participating in everything from on-set production to post-production. FIDM San Francisco Campus Tour Video Recently FIDM Digital Arts...

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E3 Trailer Battle: Watch & Vote for Your Favorite Video Game Trailers of 2015
Jun18

E3 Trailer Battle: Watch & Vote for Your Favorite Video Game Trailers of 2015

The FIDM Digital Arts team was fortunate enough to attend this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) video game convention in downtown Los Angeles- an annual tradition for us. If there is one thing we have learned from attending this event year after year, it is the fact that the video game industry knows how to cut an impressive trailer! Whether video game trailers are short, long, CG, or include all in-game footage, the most...

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Motion Graphics Monday: Hilariously Well Executed Animation of Bear Playing Bass Guitar Solo
May18

Motion Graphics Monday: Hilariously Well Executed Animation of Bear Playing Bass Guitar Solo

For some creatives, the hardest part of the week is getting the creative juices flowing, especially after a long, relaxing weekend. One suggestion we have when you’re not feeling at the top of your creative game is to give your brain a jumpstart through various forms of inspiration. If you are a regular reader of the blog you know how much we love well-executed motion graphics and today is no exception. It also helps that this...

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Film Friday: See Dubai Like Never Before In Rob Whitworth’s Groundbreaking “Flow Motion” Video
Mar13

Film Friday: See Dubai Like Never Before In Rob Whitworth’s Groundbreaking “Flow Motion” Video

It’s amazing how quality work can affect us as creative individuals. After a sluggish start to the day I stumbled across Rob Whitworth’s latest hyperlapse or “flow motion” video as he likes to call it, and immediately felt an overwhelming rush of motivation and inspiration. This happens to me every time I find someone that pushes new boundaries in their field and with this project, Whitworth redefines...

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Motion Graphics Inspiration: Andrew Popplestone’s HEAD Rebels Promo Video Will Get Your Heart Racing
Mar04

Motion Graphics Inspiration: Andrew Popplestone’s HEAD Rebels Promo Video Will Get Your Heart Racing

After watching the promotional video for the HEAD World Cup Rebels team, my pulse immediately increased and I was left feeling uneasy. It reminds me of the feeling I get when I watch the opening title sequence of “Fight Club.” Little did I know that these feelings were completely intentional. Check it out for yourself below.   After a Google search I learned that the HEAD World Cup Rebels are an elite team of extreme...

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View the Visually Stunning Title Sequences of the 87th Academy Awards
Feb24

View the Visually Stunning Title Sequences of the 87th Academy Awards

It’s the week after the illustrious Academy Awards and as usual, the Internet is buzzing. While most blogs are digging deep into passionate discussions about the award winners, best moments, and the night’s fashion mishaps, we want to showcase the visually stunning and well-executed title sequences designed and directed by Henry Hobson. As part of a series of 20 different graphic title sequence packages for each category...

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Film Friday: Five Must-Follow Blogs For Aspiring Filmmakers
Feb06

Film Friday: Five Must-Follow Blogs For Aspiring Filmmakers

Feeling inspired and staying informed are critical elements of growing as a creative individual. Thanks to free resources on the web, there are thousands of websites, tools, and images at our fingertips to help us learn and grow as digital storytellers. Utilizing these great resources is something that is encouraged for all aspiring filmmakers but sifting through this vast array of information can be a job of its own. Below you will...

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“Pitch Perfect 2” Trailer Review by FIDM Digital Media Student Brianna Kim
Jan23

“Pitch Perfect 2” Trailer Review by FIDM Digital Media Student Brianna Kim

The pitch is back! For those of you who are fans, “Pitch Perfect 2” will be officially released in theatres on May 15, 2015. I am personally a huge fan of “Pitch Perfect” and I am so excited for this movie to come out. So, for today’s post, I will be reviewing the “Pitch Perfect 2” trailer! First of all, one of the reasons why I love this trailer is because it starts off with a very sweet and almost emotional montage of the movie. The...

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