Congrats! FIDM Entertainment Industry Partners & Alumni Recognized among Finalists in The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards

FIDMDigitalArts.com congratulates many Digital Media and Graphic Design Alumni and industry partners of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising selected as finalists in The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards.

Considered one of the most recognized awards competitions for the entertainment design industry for advertising and communications, The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards is celebrating its 41st Anniversary this year, and will be held on Wednesday, October 17 at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. Read details for The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards 2012 in our events calendar.

Below, read details about FIDM Digital Media and FIDM Graphic Design/Entertainment Alumni and the leading entertainment advertising agencies for which they work selected as finalists this year. (Follow the links to read a list of full trailer/campaign credits).

Create Advertising’s Premium Rush “Thrill Domestic Trailer 2” is a finalist in the Motion Graphics category, while their humorous “Huggins Online theatrical trailer for The Campaign is a finalist in the Online category. Several FIDM Digital Media Alumni work at this leading firm, including senior motion graphics artist Mario Hernandez, motion graphics producer Ryan Verseman, motion graphics artist Justin Hamilton and creative director for motion graphics Jonathan Gitlin. Read more about these Alumni here.

(Above: Premium Rush Domestic Trailer 2 from Create Advertising)

FIDM Digital Media Alumni Kyle Brosius and Kyle Thorsen, lead animator and lead motion graphic designer, respectively, at Greenhaus GFX worked on the domestic trailer for Anonymous, a finalist in the Motion Graphics category. Read more about how they developed the motion graphics for this campaign here.

(Above: Anonymous Official Trailer from greenhausGFX)

Leading agency The Ant Farm has been recognized for several pieces including: theatrical trailers for George Harrison and Footloose, game trailers for Aliens: Colonial Marines (teaser) and the Assassin’s Creed 3 “Revolution: In-Cinema Trailer,” along with Campaign nominations for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, (and a stand-alone nomination for its launch trailer) in the A/V & A/V Technique medium, and for the Disney Epic Mickey 2 billboards in the Print & Print Technique medium. FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jay Trumbull is a games capture director at The Ant Farm who talked about his job in a previous post found here.

(Above: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 launch trailer by The Ant Farm)

The Cimarron Group, where Graphic Design/Entertainment Alumna Angelica Raquid is a junior graphic designer, is a finalist in the digital games category for the Flash Game for A Game of Shadows, along with a Domestic One-Sheet category nomination for their illustrative Case de mi Padre’s poster shown below.

Domestic one sheet for Case de mi Padre by Cimarron Group

Domestic one sheet for Case de mi Padre by The Cimarron Group selected as a finalist in The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards.

PETROL Advertising, an industry partner to FIDM and employer of multiple FIDM Graphic Design/Entertainment Alumni, has been recognized as a finalist in the Single Standard Packaging category for Xbox game Metro: Last Light; in the Billboard category for their South Park: The Stick of Truth design; in the Illustration category for Darksiders II and Metro: Last Lightwith a Campaign nomination for their Call of Duty: Black Ops II building wrap campaign.

Original oil painting developed for Metro: Last Light game campaign by FIDM Industry partner PETROL

Original oil painting developed for Metro: Last Light game campaign by FIDM Industry partner PETROL, selected as finalist in The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards.

Industry partner and former FIDM Instructor Tomasz Opasinski, creative director and founding partner of Rev Creative has been selected for the Transatlantyk 2012 one-sheet as a finalist in the Print & Print Technique medium category. Watch our interview with Opasinski in the Take 5 web series here.

Other notable entertainment design industry partners The Refinery, BLT Communications, and Art Machine have also been selected as finalists. Once again, FIDM congratulates all of the amazing creative professionals who develop stunning entertainment advertising design that keeps us inspired!

Key art for "Transatlantyk" by FIDM Industry partner Tomasz Opasinski of Rev Creative.

Key art for “Transatlantyk” by FIDM Industry partner Tomasz Opasinski of Rev Creative, selected as a finalist in The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards.

If you are an Alumni member from FIDM whose company has been recognized by The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards and not included above, let us know! For questions/comments, email the editor, Mani O’Brien at mo’brien@fidm.edu.

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Author: Mani O'Brien

Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.

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