FIDM Grad and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Title Designer Justin Hamilton Talks VFX and Design
Sep10

FIDM Grad and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Title Designer Justin Hamilton Talks VFX and Design

Located in Culver City, CA, Greenhaus GFX is a boutique motion design and VFX studio catering to the film and television industries that also employs FIDM Digital Media Alumni Kyle Brosius (Art Director), Kyle Thorsen (Lead Designer/New Media), Justin Hamilton (Lead VFX Designer) and Ryan Sommerville (Freelance Motion Graphics Designer). Headed by Founder, President, and Executive Creative Director Helen Greene, Greenhaus GFX offers a...

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FIDM Grads Art Direct and Design “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” End Title Sequence
Aug29

FIDM Grads Art Direct and Design “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” End Title Sequence

Award-winning motion design and VFX boutique Greenhaus GFX released its latest project, the end title sequence for Jonathan Liebesman’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. The sequence has a beautifully simplistic comic book illustration style that focuses heavily on dark outlines and watercolor-like seamless transitions. The project also features a bit of live action humor to keep the audience engaged which is a nice...

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Five Inspiring and Bookmark-Worthy Websites for Color Lovers
Aug25

Five Inspiring and Bookmark-Worthy Websites for Color Lovers

Inspiration is a critical element of producing quality creative work. Thanks to free resources like the Internet, we have thousands of websites, tools, and images at our fingertips to help spark our creative enthusiasm. Utilizing these great resources is something that is encouraged for all creatives, but sifting through this vast array of information can be a job of its own. Luckily, you can sit back and let us do that for job you!...

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Motion Monday: Ryan Woodward’s Animated “Thought of You” Film Will Touch Your Heart
Aug18

Motion Monday: Ryan Woodward’s Animated “Thought of You” Film Will Touch Your Heart

Hollywood artist and animator Ryan J Woodward combines the arts of animation and dance in this touching short film, Thought of You. Compiled from more than 20,000 individual drawings based on original choreography by contemporary dancer Kori Wakamatsu, Woodward successfully captures the fluid, graceful motion of the dancing duo that stir the heart. The independent project was truly a labor of love for the animator whose screen credits...

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Short Film and Photography Work by FIDM Digital Media Student Alexander Gilbert
Jul29

Short Film and Photography Work by FIDM Digital Media Student Alexander Gilbert

The Digital Media program at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising teaches a synergistic approach to modern technologies and trains students to blend sight, sound, and motion seamlessly. This ability is conveyed beautifully in a recent project by FIDM Digital Media Student Alexander Gilbert, an aspiring filmmaker and award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in the FIDM MODE and Photographer’s Forum...

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Film Friday: Get Inspired by the Work of ‘The Mill’, a Creative Powerhouse
Jul25

Film Friday: Get Inspired by the Work of ‘The Mill’, a Creative Powerhouse

Start your creativity-fueled weekend off right by checking out the work of The Mill, a VFX, design, and animation agency with offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Founded in 1990 by Robin Shelfield, chief executive officer, and Pat Joseph, chief creative officer, the agency collaborates on moving image, design, and digital projects for the advertising, games, and music industries. Their clients include Nike,...

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Film Friday: Get Inspired by Digital Kitchen, the Agency Behind True Blood & Dexter’s Main Title Sequence
Jul18

Film Friday: Get Inspired by Digital Kitchen, the Agency Behind True Blood & Dexter’s Main Title Sequence

Start your creativity-fueled weekend off right by checking out the work of Digital Kitchen, a digital agency that “combines world-class artistry with technology and strategic insight to create powerful connections with consumers.” If you have watched any television in the last ten years, it’s highly likely that you have seen the work of Digital Kitchen. From HBO’s True Blood to Showtime’s Dexter, Digital...

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Game of Thrones VFX Pros Reveal their Process in a Season 4 Visual Effects Reel
Jul17

Game of Thrones VFX Pros Reveal their Process in a Season 4 Visual Effects Reel

The amazing visual effects artists behind HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones released a reel revealing how they spiced up your favorite scenes from the show’s fourth season, coinciding with the show’s 19 Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Special And Visual Effects. Mackevision , which works with other world-class VFX studios to bring George R. R. Martin’s books to life, released the video above,...

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