Congratulations! Interview with Recent FIDM Grad & Founder of Compound District, Frankie Guzman
Jul23

Congratulations! Interview with Recent FIDM Grad & Founder of Compound District, Frankie Guzman

From a young age, Frankie Guzman has had a passion for drawing and painting graffiti. This passion would eventually guide him into starting his own clothing line and earn him a degree in Graphic Design/Branding from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. At the age of sixteen, Guzman was caught doing graffiti illegally and owed $10,000 in restitution fees in addition to completing fifty hours of community service....

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FIDMDigitalArts Welcomes New Contributor, FIDM Digital Media Alumna and FIDM Productions Editor Julie Lee
Jul17

FIDMDigitalArts Welcomes New Contributor, FIDM Digital Media Alumna and FIDM Productions Editor Julie Lee

  Hello to all you creative-thinkers-of-today! My name is Julie and I’m going to reveal the two secrets to my success: #1.) Don’t reveal everything. Now that I’ve got that out of the way, let me begin by sharing a little about myself. Currently, I am employed by FIDM Productions as an Editor. Personally, I like to think of myself as a “Digital Media Extraordinaire.” My coworkers call me “Jujubees” but I hope you all will get to...

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Q&A With FIDM Valedictorian and Graphic Design Graduate Angelica Villegas
Jul03

Q&A With FIDM Valedictorian and Graphic Design Graduate Angelica Villegas

Becoming Valedictorian at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is no easy feat, and this year it was impressively accomplished by Graphic Design Branding graduate Angelica Villegas. As former president of FIDM’s AIGA student group The Red Dot, Villegas was a highly involved student during her time at FIDM. Aside from The Red Dot, she was an intern in FIDM’s Publications Department, a contributor to the FIDM Tumblr, a...

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FIDM/SF Alumna, Kim Vu, is an Associate Graphic Designer  for Old Navy’s Baby Division
May17

FIDM/SF Alumna, Kim Vu, is an Associate Graphic Designer for Old Navy’s Baby Division

During the past six months FIDM Graphic Design Alumna, Kim Vu, has been designing graphics for infant apparel as an associate graphic designer for the Baby Division of leading retailer, Old Navy. Even while earning her graphic design degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Vu’s work reflected an illustrative, whimsical aesthetic appropriate for the infant apparel graphics market (as demonstrated in her...

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Check out New Theatrical, MoGraph and CG Reels from Create Advertising for your Digital Media Inspiration
Feb27

Check out New Theatrical, MoGraph and CG Reels from Create Advertising for your Digital Media Inspiration

It’s no secret that we are huge fans of the team at leading digital media agency, Create Advertising, where several Alumni of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Digital Media program are employed. Create has published three fresh reels showing off the best of their latest theatrical campaigns, computer graphics and motion graphics work. Check out Create’s Theatrical Reel which focuses on the...

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FIDM’s In-House Production Team is Gearing Up for the Biggest Event of the Year: The FIDM DEBUT Runway Show 2013
Feb12

FIDM’s In-House Production Team is Gearing Up for the Biggest Event of the Year: The FIDM DEBUT Runway Show 2013

FIDM’s annual DEBUT Runway Show may be a few weeks away, but it’s the main focus of the FIDM Productions digital media crew, who are busy preparing for the three-day event during this exciting time of the year. Attracting nearly 10,000 people over three days, the DEBUT Runway Show features designs by graduating students in FIDM’s Fashion Design and Theatre Costume Design Advanced Study programs, as well as work from Interior Design,...

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Alumni Spotlight: FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Bianca Lowkeen is a Fashion Photographer
Feb06

Alumni Spotlight: FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Bianca Lowkeen is a Fashion Photographer

Photographer and graphic designer Bianca Lowkeen has been a busy freelancer since graduating with a Graphic Design degree from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Since graduating in June 2009, Lowkeen has worked as a graphic designer for nonprofit organization What a Pair; as a photo assistant, retoucher and photo shoot project manager for leading action sports brand Volcom; and as a digital painter and retoucher...

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It’s Awards Season in Hollywood! Check out The Golden Trailer Awards for Digital Media, Movie Marketing Pros
Jan17

It’s Awards Season in Hollywood! Check out The Golden Trailer Awards for Digital Media, Movie Marketing Pros

It’s awards season in Hollywood, and the entertainment marketing industry is no exception. The Golden Trailer Awards is calling all digital media and graphic design/entertainment pros to submit trailers, posters and other advertising to its 14th annual competition, honoring the best in cinema advertising. “Movie trailers play an increasingly important role in entertaining us and helping us determine where to spend our...

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