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  • Jan
    04
    2016

    Just Accepted Digital Media Student is a YouTube Beauty Vlogger

    Name: Karla Ojeda

    Age: 17

    Hometown: San Diego/Temecula CA

    FIDM Major: Digital Media

    FIDM Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles, Summer 2016

    Admissions Advisor: Cathy Chambers

    How did your advisor help with the process? My advisor was a really big help with every part of the admissions process. She was truly great at making things easy and also at answering any questions I had. Any time I was confused or needed help, she would assist me. 

    What are your proudest accomplishments so far? Something I am proud of was being brave enough to start my own YouTube channel. I've been watching YouTube videos for so many years and making videos always appealed to me. Recently I finally made myself a channel and starting posting videos that I love creating. 

    What made FIDM right for you? FIDM seemed so perfect for me because it has the major that I would really love to pursue. It will allow me to take a creative path in life, which is what I've always wanted. 

    Describe your entrance project. In my entrance project I showed old videos that I used to make as a kid to show that making videos is something I truly have been interested in for so long. I also showed some clips from the current YouTube videos I have been making. 

    What do you expect to learn at FIDM? At FIDM, I would love to really expand my knowledge as well as skills on filming and editing videos. 

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  • Apr
    20
    2015

    10 Top Fashion Videos For Prada, Chanel & More

    Need a quick jolt of visual inspiration? In addition to the current or soon-to-be-released feature films on Dior, Yves St. Laurent, and she of the big accessories, New Yorker Iris Apfel, Business of Fashion has compiled their top 10 designer videos of the s … Read More

  • Apr
    15
    2015

    Industrywatch: Digital Jobs Drive LA Economic Growth

    "A surge in digital entertainment jobs from new online shows on Amazon, YouTube, and other new media outlets has helped drive employment in Hollywood to the highest level in a decade," according to a business report in the Los Angeles Times. With data backed … Read More

  • Feb
    04
    2015

    Trends: Influential Style Bloggers Connect in California

    Aspiring style bloggers take note: nearly half of today's top 20 personal style bloggers are based in California. Fashionista's latest list, based on data like number of social followers, brand extensions, ability to sell products, and Google standing, star … Read More

  • Oct
    23
    2014

    Jonathan Gitlin Promoted to President of Television and Gaming at Create Advertising Group

    Digital Media Alumnus Jonathan Gitlin has enjoyed a thriving career at Creative Advertising, an award-winning agency known for creating key art for the entertainment industry, since graduating from FIDM in 2006. The company recently announced that Jonathan h … Read More

  • Sep
    22
    2014

    Interview: FIDM Design Grad Reggie Aguiluz on Inspiration

    I had the wonderful opportunity to interview FIDM Alumnus Reggie Aguiluz about his journey from FIDM classroom to downtown LA showroom. Watch as he talks about his inspirations and offers advice for students pursuing a career in the industry. Learn more abo … Read More

  • Sep
    02
    2014

    Grad Designs Titles for Guardians of the Galaxy and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Interview)

      Name: Justin Hamilton Major: Digital Media Title: Lead VFX Designer Company: Greenhaus GFX Tell us about your role as Lead VFX Designer. That means that anytime we have to be on set to supervise a shoot involving VFX I'll be there. I'll also coordinate … Read More

  • Jul
    23
    2014

    Audiophiles Flock to New Hoodie

    Headphone fans can rock out with their hoods up thanks to Betabrand's Audio Engineer's hoodie. Designed by audio engineer Nic Pope, the trending hoodie's sides are covered with speaker fabric, enabling wearer's to rock on while keeping their head's warm. The … Read More

  • Jul
    21
    2014

    Meet FIDM Social Ambassador Brianna Kim

    Get to know FIDM Social Ambassador Brianna Kim, a Digital Media Student at our Los Angeles campus. Follow Brianna on Twitter @FIDM_Bri  for live updates about her life as a student at FIDM. Q&A with Brianna: Hometown: “Orange County, California.” Describe … Read More

  • Jul
    14
    2014

    Trendwatch: Graphic Designers Reinvent Movie Studio Logos

    Six animated logos for entertainment industry production companies are featured in a New York Times roundup of creative screen logos—the less-than-a-minute sequences that play between the major studio logo and film title in a movie's opening credits. Not to … Read More

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