FIDM Alumni Spotlight: An Interview With Graphic Design Graduate Candace Peoples
Jul24

FIDM Alumni Spotlight: An Interview With Graphic Design Graduate Candace Peoples

A recent Graphic Design graduate of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Candace Peoples‘ final portfolio demonstrates strong typography, publication design, color theory, and unique conceptual art direction skills. After graduating with such a strong portfolio, FIDM interviewed Candace to get some insights into her background, creativity, and what made her decide peruse Graphic Design at FIDM. Scroll down to read the...

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Behind the Scenes with FIDM Productions: See On-Set Photos from Recent Film Shoots
Jul11

Behind the Scenes with FIDM Productions: See On-Set Photos from Recent Film Shoots

In this series, FIDM Digital Media Grad Feuna Shahbazian reports on exciting film projects that she is involved in as a unit production manager for FIDM’s in-house film department, FIDM Productions. Recently, the FIDM Productions film crew has been busy interviewing prestigious FIDM Alumni and covering special events for various film projects. “Doing all of these interviews and hearing so many different success stories,...

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Behind the Scenes with FIDM Productions: FIDM Digital Media Grad Feuna Shahbazian Reports on DEBUT 2014
Jun23

Behind the Scenes with FIDM Productions: FIDM Digital Media Grad Feuna Shahbazian Reports on DEBUT 2014

Feuna Shahbazian not only graduates this quarter from the Digital Media program at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, she’s also currently working as an unit production manager for FIDM’s in-house film production department, FIDM Productions. Shahbazian sat down with FIDM Digital Arts to give us some insight into some the recent film projects that she’s been involved with. The first film project...

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NBA Player Metta World Peace Launches “Courtside Access” Site Based on FIDM Graphic Design Grad’s Magazine Concept
Jun19

NBA Player Metta World Peace Launches “Courtside Access” Site Based on FIDM Graphic Design Grad’s Magazine Concept

Courtside Access magazine was just an idea that Angelica Raquid mocked up for the purpose of showing off her publication design skills in her final FIDM Graphic Design portfolio, and now she’s witnessing her concept come to life thanks to NBA Lakers player Metta World Peace (formerly known as Ron Artest). “It’s not the original physical magazine I had originally imagined, but it’s basically the spawn of my...

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From Graphic Design Student to Senior Art Director: a Q&A with FIDM Alumna Giselle Campos
May13

From Graphic Design Student to Senior Art Director: a Q&A with FIDM Alumna Giselle Campos

  Giselle Campos has gone from Graphic Design Student at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (see one of her student projects here!)  to Senior Art Director in less than five years at San Diego-based advertising “anti-agency,” InnoVision, where she designs full-page print ads, brochures, billboards, signage, digital elements and more. Campos shared her insights on portfolio advice for new graphic...

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See “The Ghost of Gershwin” Musical by Award-Winning Playwright and Lyricist, FIDM Graphic Design Instructor Doug Haverty
May08

See “The Ghost of Gershwin” Musical by Award-Winning Playwright and Lyricist, FIDM Graphic Design Instructor Doug Haverty

Doug Haverty, a Graphic Design Instructor at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, is also an award-winning playwright and lyricist. This weekend is the world premiere of his latest musical “The Ghost of Gershwin,” in Los Angeles. The Ghost of Gershwin Formerly of A&M Records and Vice President of Creative Services at All American Communications, Haverty has taught many Graphic Design courses at FIDM....

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Disney’s “Maleficent” among Trailers Featured in New Reel by Greenhaus GFX Designed by FIDM Grads
May06

Disney’s “Maleficent” among Trailers Featured in New Reel by Greenhaus GFX Designed by FIDM Grads

Award-winning motion design and VFX boutique Greenhaus GFX released its latest reel of motion graphics work for film and television including work created for Disney’s highly anticipated film “Maleficent”, starring Angelina Jolie, as well as Marvel’s “Guardians Of The Galaxy”, starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Bradley Cooper. Television work includes spots for HBO’s “700 Sundays”, starting Billy Crystal, and “Oh My God” starring...

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FIDM Graphic Design Grads’ Stormtrooper Art Featured in the “Legion” Star Wars Exhibition this Weekend
May01

FIDM Graphic Design Grads’ Stormtrooper Art Featured in the “Legion” Star Wars Exhibition this Weekend

Celebrate “Star Wars” Day in  Los Angeles this weekend at the “Legion”  exhibition featuring artists’ unique interpretation of Stormtrooper helmets, including works by FIDM Graphic Design Alumni Eric Acasio and Danny Osterman. Lucasfilm invited designers from Disney Consumer Products, where Acasio is currently a graphic designer, along with designers from snowboarder/skater headgear manufacturer NEFF,...

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