, Classes

  • Oct

    Social Media Classes Welcome an Impressive Roster of Guest Speakers This Fall Quarter

    Earlier this week, Boardwalk President Kevin Walker, who has advised NBC Universal Consumer Products, Walt Disney Consumer Products, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and pro skateboarder Tony Hawk, among others, spoke to Social Media Students on the Los Angeles campus. The Fall Quarter will also feature visits from: 

    Parham Nabatian, CEO, Infinite Communications, "Top 20 in Their 20s" by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.

    Maya Watson, Vice President, Marketing & Social Media at Oprah Winfrey Network, Forbes 30 Under 30.

    Andrea Frechette, Head of Product & Marketing, Interactive at DreamWorks Animation.

    Trina Albus, President and Founder at MAGENTA AGENCY, the Social Marketing Agency for Beauty Brands.

    Eric Greene, PhD in Psychology and MA in Psychology speaking on the topic of psychology of social media.

    Lucy Redoglia, Director, Social Media at LACMA.

    Maycie Thornton, Social Media Director for BuzzFeed Motion Pictures.

    Jessica Naziri, award-winning Tech Writer. CEO of TechSesh.


    Categories: Classes, Social Media, Guest Lecturers, FIDM

  • Sep

    Michaela Warner Hosts The Bloom Workshop in Orange County

    Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Interior Design Graduate Michaela Warner is an interior designer and blogger who has been featured in Rue Magazine, Ruffled, Glitter Guide, and Martha Stewart Crafts, among other publications. On October 24 to 25, 2016, she will … Read More

  • Aug

    Denim Series: Learning the Language of Denim

    Selvedge, Right Hand Twill, Ring Spun, and Ring Ring. Students left Wednesday's Denim seminar speaking a whole new language—the one industry insiders speak when describing the world's favorite indigo textile. Instructor Tricia Edwards gave students an … Read More

  • Aug

    Denim Seminar Industry Defines Terms

    Denim Fade Terminology was the subject of the first seminar in the 6-part LA lunchtime series on the Business of Denim. The hands-on informational class led by FIDM Instructor Tricia Edwards took students through a lively discussion on the special effe … Read More

  • Feb

    Merchandise Marketing Students Meet Entrepreneur and Founder of RPMWest Menswear Brand

    Merchandise Marketing students in Andrew Batey’s Entrepreneurship class were treated this week to an inspiring presentation by Manuel Rappard, founder of RPMWest, a company launched by a Kickstarter campaign. RPMWest is an ecommerce menswear brand. To date, M … Read More

  • Dec

    Students Earning B.S. in Apparel Technical Design Participate in Field Trip To Avery Dennison

    Students earning their B.S. in Apparel Technical Design recently participated in a field trip to the Avery Dennison design studio, as part of their Quality Assurance in Technical Design class taught by FIDM Instructor Susan Spencer. Avery has a global prese … Read More