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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Leading Entertainment/Brand Marketing Agency, Ant Farm, Takes Seven 2014 Video Game Marketing Awards
Apr25

Leading Entertainment/Brand Marketing Agency, Ant Farm, Takes Seven 2014 Video Game Marketing Awards

Above:Official Call of Duty: Ghosts Reveal Trailer by Ant Farm Ant Farm, one of Hollywood’s leading entertainment and brand marketing agencies and employer to Digital Media Alumni of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, was a big winner at last night’s 2014 Game Marketing Awards held in San Francisco.  Having been nominated for nine awards, the creative agency won a total of seven honors, including a Gold...

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New Gallery Feature! Browse Videos, Trailers and Short Films by FIDM Digital Media Alumni
Apr21

New Gallery Feature! Browse Videos, Trailers and Short Films by FIDM Digital Media Alumni

The FIDM Digital Arts Blog has launched a new gallery dedicated to work by FIDM Digital Media Alumni! Browse trailers, motion graphics reels, short films and more videos that have been produced, edited, designed and directed by Digital Media Graduates of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Be sure to check back as we add new stories each week to the FIDM Digital Media gallery by visiting...

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Fargo Adapted into a TV Mini Series: Watch the Trailer by FIDM Alumni at Create Advertising
Apr07

Fargo Adapted into a TV Mini Series: Watch the Trailer by FIDM Alumni at Create Advertising

The Coen brothers’ dark and quirky Academy Award-winning film Fargo is coming to television in a 10-episode mini television series this month. FX is bringing the series to life, which  ”will follow a new case and new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and ‘Minnesota nice’” that has made the film an enduring classic even 18 years after its 1996 release. The star-studded cast includes...

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Four Tips for Creating a Graphic Design Portfolio: An Open Letter to Graphic Design Students from FIDM Grad Sara Berkes
Feb27

Four Tips for Creating a Graphic Design Portfolio: An Open Letter to Graphic Design Students from FIDM Grad Sara Berkes

Above: Graphic design portfolio by FIDM Grad Sara Berkes. Click the “Next” arrows to scroll. As a student at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, putting together your final graphic design portfolio is a 10-week labor of love, hard work, and definitely a few tears (or an 11-week labor in my lucky case). You’ll want to pull your hair out hearing “it’s just not there yet” for the thousandth time. You’ll have...

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Industry Insiders: Graphic Designer Ben Suarez on the Future of Graphic Design
Dec27

Industry Insiders: Graphic Designer Ben Suarez on the Future of Graphic Design

In this new column, FIDMDigitalArts.com asks leading graphic designers and filmmakers and other industry insiders to weigh in on what’s happening in their industry in 2014 and beyond. Graphic Design Industry Insider Q&A: Name: Ben Suarez Title: NBCUniversal TV Consumer Products graphic designer & founder of vintage goods brand ALDRTREE Hometown: Los Angeles First-ever job: Restaurant server First job in the industry: Graphic...

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