Blas Garcia

Filmmaker | Animator | Photographer




The Derby Ice House Band Museum of Nature and Science

About Me

portraitSince he was in middle school, Blas Garcia has had an interest in all things media. Starting with animation, he quickly learned the technical skills needed to become a professional filmmaker.

At the University of Texas in Austin, Blas continued his film studies. Becoming the go-to guy in his circle for anything relating to editing or 2D animation, Blas always dedicates 100% to the quality of work he creates.

It was in his senior year of college that Blas’ passion for journalism was rekindled. Starting out as a videographer at The Daily Texan, he was quickly promoted to the Multimedia Associate Editor position, where he helped the Editor lead the department to a successful year.

Blas used his skills in camerawork, storytelling, and strong leadership to create inspiring news stories and pass on those skills to the rest of the videographers.

Shortly after graduating with his Bachelors of Science in Film, Blas decided to continue his studies with a Masters degree in Multimedia Journalism. During this time, Blas has managed his video game blog.

Newbie Gamer is a blog created to report on all things gaming and as an outlet for the latest developments in the gaming culture.

Currently Blas works at Wieck Media as part of the editorial support team. He is known as the “video guy” at Wieck and manages live streaming events for clients. He is also a freelance writer for His animation work has recently been featured in the feature-length documentary, “The Beat Hotel“, which has had international success and is now making its way through festivals in the U.S.

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Blog Archive

The following articles were written during my Masters program.


University of Texas Students Occupy President’s Office (Live Stream)

Streaming live: students involved with Occupy UT occupying the President’s Office at the University of Texas at Austin.

Should Occupy Dallas Re-Occupy a Public Space?

While many people celebrated at their local bar for St. Patrick’s Day, members of Occupy Wall Street gathered at Zuccotti Park, the location of their original camp, this weekend in a rally dedicated to its six-month anniversary. A total of 73 protestors were arrested, according to Yahoo! News. Many Occupy Movements in cities across the […]

Vinyl Thoughts Reaches the Next Level

Geek love filled the air at Quixotic World last night for Vinyl Thought’s new show, The Next Level. Inspired by gaming characters and culture, artists presented their work to Dallas toy enthusiasts. This gave attendees the opportunity to buy those toys and add them to their personal collection. Collecting vinyl toys has grown in popularity within […]

The Dallas House of Blues: Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Dallas has several music venue options. From the American Airlines Center, which can seat up to 20,000 people, to smaller venues like the Dallas House of Blues. But is bigger always better?

Help Give a Child an “Extra Life”

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could help sick children by playing video games? Well, guess what! You can! Since 2008, Extra Life has been helping raise money for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. What started out as a 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for a hospital in honor of Victoria Enmon, a young […]


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