Rainbow Entertainment's Ed Carroll Visits Ringling College's New Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab

     
    Rainbow Entertainment's Ed Carroll Visits Ringling College's New Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab

    April 27, 2010 - Rainbow Entertainment Services Chief Operating Officer, Ed Carroll, will visit the Ringling College campus on April 28, 2010 as part of the new Ringling College Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab series.  

    While on campus, Carroll will show an exclusive pre-release screening of AMC's critically acclaimed drama Breaking Bad, episode #307, "One Minute."  Following the screening will be a Q & A session with Carroll, moderated by Sam Logan of Future Films.

    As COO for Rainbow Entertainment Services, Carroll has operating responsibility for Rainbow Media’s national entertainment networks AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv.  Carroll has overseen development of some of the most popular TV shows on the air, including Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Bridezillas, Inside the Actors Studio and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.  During his time at Rainbow Entertainment, he has also helped AMC attain it's greatest ever increase in viewers and garnered unprecedented critical acclaim for its originals. 

    AMC's Mad Men made television history as the only television series ever to win the Golden Globe® Award for three consecutive years for Best Television Series - Drama and as the first cable network to win the Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series for two years in a row.  Breaking Bad, also on AMC, made television history as the first basic cable network to win the Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series (Bryan Cranston) for two consecutive years. 

    This screening event is by invitation only.  For questions, please contact the Ringling College of Art and  Design Media & Community Relations office at 941.309.0118  or email events@ringling.edu

     

    About the Ringling College Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab
    The  Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab at Ringling College of  Art and Design is designed to provide Ringling College students majoring in Digital Filmmaking with hands-on experience by working with world-renowned movie directors, producers, writers, and cinematographers and to help Sarasota become an integral part of the film industry.  This is a groundbreaking program that focuses on the development process in the filmmaking industry and helping filmmaking students learn more about the actual processes used in making films.
     
    About Future Films, LLC
    Future Films, LLC and its co-founders Sam Logan and David Shapiro, are working with Ringling College of  Art and Design to develop the Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab by bringing their extensive relationships in the film and TV industry to Sarasota and Ringling College.  Sam Logan is a Sarasota-based producer, screenwriter, and filmmaker whose films have been in every major film festival including Sundance and Cannes. David Shapiro is a New York-based entrepreneur who has been involved in Internet media for more than a decade.