The California legislature passed a bill that will increase funding for the state's film incentives to $330 million a year—a boost from the current $1 million a year currently allocated. The bill will also allow subsidies for keeping big budget movies, new network dramas, and TV pilots local, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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Categories: Costume Design, Film, Entertainment Set Design
Entertainment Set Design & Decoration Alumna Emma Verdugo, who has past credits as a Set Decoration Coordinator on Saving Mr. Banks and The Campaign, among others, was the Set Decoration Product Assistant on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the film that opened … Read More
Did you know that FIDM Students and Alumni work on some of Hollywood's hottest movies and television shows like The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Fault in Our Stars, 2 Broke Girls, Glee, Man of Steel, Smash, Alice in Wonderland and more. FIDM Alumni gradu … Read More
FIDM Faculty member Bentley Tittle has worked on thousands of hours of entertainment including: Slums of Beverly Hills, American History X, and City of Angels. When he isn't teaching Entertainment Set Design & Decoration at the Downtown campus, he might be fo … Read More
In Ridley Scott's The Counselor, a tawdry drug/crime story set along the U.S. border with Mexico, costume and set design play a leading role. "Each element lends a layer of depth to this curious update on a Jacobean tragedy (written by Cormac McCarthy) that, … Read More
When looking for inspiration, remember that it can come from anywhere; including the past! What follows are some of the films that have inspired us over the years. Many cater to several different areas of interest: fashion, production design and set decora … Read More
Visual Communications and Entertainment Set Design Alumna Kaitlynn Wood has had a flourishing career since graduating from FIDM. She has been a freelance set decorator, set designer, and buyer on feature films such as The Artist, Hitchcock, and the new Halle B … Read More
Ali Matilla, Entertainment Set Design, Freelance Set Decorator, Academy of TV Arts & Sciences Emmy Nominee for her web series Last Wednesday, FIDM held our annual Career Connections event out in the park, where FIDM Alumni return to the campus and impart in … Read More
Between the exquisite costumes and the sublimely lavish set, it's no surprise that everyone is talking about Downton Abbey. This award-winning British series takes place in the early 1900s and focuses on the complicated lives of a wealthy aristocratic family … Read More
As Mad Men ends its fifth season, the madly popular show has picked up seventeen Emmy nominations and a chance to break the record for the most honored TV drama series in history. The show's influence on fashion and interior design continues to ripple across … Read More
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