FIDM's Hollywood Connections

Students and Grads in Entertainment

Setting The Stage for Greatness

Did you know that FIDM Students intern on some of Hollywood's hottest shows like The Mentalist, Chuck, Cougar Town, Scrubs, Castle, and Melrose Place. Our graduates have established dazzling careers in the industry as everything from Costume Designers to Animators and Set Designers.

FIDM gave me a really great start and a lot of contacts. I got my first job, on Gilmore Girls, through my connections at FIDM.”– SUZY MAGNIN, COSTUMER FOR SOUTHLAND

Just a few of our Star Graduates:

Michelle Liu
Set Costumer, Avatar & Key Costumer, Alice in Wonderland

Marlene Stewart
Costume Designer, Date Night, Night at the Museum 2, Tropic Thunder

Nick Verreos
Red Carpet Fashion Expert, E!, TV Guide Network and SoapNet

Greg LaVoi
Costume Designer, Rizzoli & Isles, The Closer

Andrew Persing
Head Rotoscope Artist & Animator, Yoostar

Haley Palla
Assistant Stylist to Drew Barrymore

Wendy Benbrook
Emmy®-Award-Winning Costume Designer, MADtv

Taylor Jacobson
Celebrity, Fashion, & Photo Stylist, Designer for Kasil Denim

Eva Fredrickson
Set Costumer, Trim, How I Met Your Mother, Criminal Minds

Francine Lecoultre
Costume Designer, Magic

Jonathan Gitlin
Digital Media, Creative Director, Motion Graphics, Create Advertising

Mona May
Costume Designer, The Zookeeper, The House Bunny

Kristi Hoffman
Set Costumer, Red Dawn, Whip It

Justin Hamilton
Digital Media Artist, Create Advertising

Halina Siwolop
Set Decorator, Born to Be a Star, Pushing Daisies

Giovanna Melton
Costume Designer, Numb3rs, My Name is Earl

Alicia Joy Rydings
Costume Designer, A Nanny