Recent Grad Spotlight: Digital Media Alumna Emily Müller & DASH Boutique Ecommerce Intern

FIDM Digital Media Grad Emily Muller

FIDM Digital Media Grad Emily Muller

We love featuring the work of graduating FIDM Digital Media Students, who learn all aspects of film post-production including editing, motion graphics, sound design and so much more, and Emily Müller is no exception. While most college programs teach students specific aspects of filmmaking, such as editing, directing or cinematography, FIDM Digital Media Students learn a foundation in multiple aspects, laying the groundwork to pursue an array of film careers.

FIDM Digital Media Alumna Müller graduated earlier this year and has since worked as an ecommerce intern for DASH Boutique, in addition to freelancing through an entertainment industry temp agency. At DASH, Müller assists the e-commerce team to photograph and edit products for the company’s website (shopdashonline.com).

“It’s a very hands-on job, and it’s great because I use a lot of skills I learned in the Digital Media program at FIDM,” she says. “I loved that the Digital Media program is so diverse with what it teaches; we learned a large scope of trades, which will allow us to be flexible within the industry. I also love that our small class sizes allowed us to become a tight-knit family.”

Müller’s interests run the gamut from set decoration to producing, and cinematography.

“I love the entertainment industry because it has the ability to reach people throughout the world, the opportunity to bring joy to people’s lives, and the power to challenge what is considered ‘normal’ and acceptable in society,” she says. “To have a career in the entertainment industry is to take part in that influence. If I’m able to do that– to help people– that’s the biggest reward ever.”

Take a look at Müller’s graduating reel, below:

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FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising isn’t just a recognized leader in the study of design and creative business– we’re a training ground for the exciting career in digital media you’ve always dreamed of pursuing. Designed to build a strong foundation of general filmmaking knowledge, students emerge with an understanding of all aspects of production workflow, from pre-production through post-production including editing, sound design, digital composition, motion graphics, 3-D modeling and animation, production, digital storytelling and web design.

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With four California campuses located in the heart of the fashion and entertainment industries, FIDM is a leading, accredited college offering specialized Associate of Arts and Bachelor’s of Arts degrees. FIDM has been educating students with creative and leadership skills for the global industries of fashion, visual arts, interior design, and entertainment for more than 45 years. Learn more at www.fidm.edu.

The FIDM Digital Arts Blog is dedicated to professional and aspiring graphic designers and filmmakers, illustrating the range of career opportunities within these fields written by FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. See more at www.fidmdigitalarts.com.

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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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