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San Diego County Fair Banner Photo Shoot

January 29th, 2016 | No Comments

Platt students, staff and faculty, we have been invited to participate in this year’s San Diego County Fair Banner Program! Our friends at the College Area Business District would like some participants from our school to be featured on the banners advertising the fair this year. We would love to…

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A Breakdown of the Visual Effects Used in the Star Wars Franchise

January 25th, 2016 | No Comments

In 1977, George Lucas and his team changed the way we saw and created movies forever. It was an epic challenge, because Lucas had envisioned an entire universe full of creatures, spaceships and technologies that didn’t exist yet. In fact, even the visual effects technology to portray this universe was…

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Alumni Spotlight – From Sketch to Screen With Designer Jarod Octon

January 21st, 2016 | 4 Comments

Platt College Visual Effects Alumni, Jarod Octon, is a wonderful example of someone who found his passion in life and never gave up on it. For this month’s Alumni Spotlight we wanted to share his inspiring journey from being the everyday dreamer to becoming a full-time graphic artist. Jarod currently…

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Design of the Week: The Lion King DVD Cover Reimagined

January 15th, 2016 | No Comments

Platt College graphic design student Alex Campbell breathes new life into a Disney classic with this reimagined design. The Lion King is arguably one of Disney’s best films from the “Renaissance” era and we think Alex did a great job paying tribute to it with this DVD cover project. Students…

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