Excellent Digital & Print Graphics for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Launch
Sep19

Excellent Digital & Print Graphics for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Launch

Above: Montage to promote “The Simpsons” on FXX by LA-based studio Roger. If you live in LA, chances are you’ve spotted the colorful fine art-inspired outdoor advertisements splashed with iconic elements from Matt Groening’s The Simpsons  accompanied by the tagline #EverySimpsonsEver. From billboards to bus wraps, the outdoor ad series promotes what the New York Times called “one of television’s...

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Film Friday: Get Inspired by HUSH, a New York Based Design Agency
Aug22

Film Friday: Get Inspired by HUSH, a New York Based Design Agency

Start your creativity-fueled weekend off right by checking out the work of HUSH, an independent design agency based in New York. Its goal is to conceive, design and produce digital content and experiences that are unique in creating brand recognition for their clients. “Our company is built on a love of Design – where concept and strategy inspire highly crafted experiences. Big or small, our starting point is always conceptual....

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Film Friday: Get Inspired by the Work of ‘The Mill’, a Creative Powerhouse
Jul25

Film Friday: Get Inspired by the Work of ‘The Mill’, a Creative Powerhouse

Start your creativity-fueled weekend off right by checking out the work of The Mill, a VFX, design, and animation agency with offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Founded in 1990 by Robin Shelfield, chief executive officer, and Pat Joseph, chief creative officer, the agency collaborates on moving image, design, and digital projects for the advertising, games, and music industries. Their clients include Nike,...

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Film Friday: Get Inspired by Digital Kitchen, the Agency Behind True Blood & Dexter’s Main Title Sequence
Jul18

Film Friday: Get Inspired by Digital Kitchen, the Agency Behind True Blood & Dexter’s Main Title Sequence

Start your creativity-fueled weekend off right by checking out the work of Digital Kitchen, a digital agency that “combines world-class artistry with technology and strategic insight to create powerful connections with consumers.” If you have watched any television in the last ten years, it’s highly likely that you have seen the work of Digital Kitchen. From HBO’s True Blood to Showtime’s Dexter, Digital...

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The Sound of Disney’s “Maleficent”: Go Behind the Scenes with Post-Production Pros in SoundWorks Collection’s New Video
Jun18

The Sound of Disney’s “Maleficent”: Go Behind the Scenes with Post-Production Pros in SoundWorks Collection’s New Video

Featuring exclusive interviews with the most contemporary professional sound designers, composers and other post-production pros in the film industry, SoundWorks Collection’s latest video profiles Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Tim Nielsen of Skywalker Sound about his work on Director Robert Stromberg’s Maleficent. Movie Studio: Walt Disney Pictures Sound Studio: Skywalker Sound Director: Robert Stromberg...

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2014 Motion Graphics Inspiration: Charlie Rose’s Oscar Special Opening and More by Al Boardman
Mar18

2014 Motion Graphics Inspiration: Charlie Rose’s Oscar Special Opening and More by Al Boardman

We’re loving the illustrative style of motion graphics designer Al Boardman. Capturing key visual elements from each of this year’s Academy Award-nominated films, Boardman created a cohesive feel in his title sequence for the Charlie Rose Oscar special show. The fast-paced instrumentals evoke a dramatic tone, reminiscent of Nexus Productions’ opening title sequences for the 2002 film Catch Me if You Can....

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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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Filmmaking Tutorial: Create The Beatles Sound with Pro Tools Expert
Jan27

Filmmaking Tutorial: Create The Beatles Sound with Pro Tools Expert

Pro Tools expert recently published a free video tutorial for creating The Beatles’ distinctive guitar sound using the Eleven Rack. Download the preset at Pro Tools Expert here, and watch the video below for more details. For aspiring filmmakers like Digital Media Students earning their degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Pro Tools Expert also offers a range of other sound editing tutorials and...

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