Motion Design’s movers and shakers

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Ringling College of Art and Design’s Motion Design department is no stranger to producing award-winning student and alumni work, but this summer, they’ve been on fire. Read on about their recent awards and accolades.  On June 2, 2023 the 2023 American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) National Awards Gala and Dinner took place in St Louis, Mo. […]

Alumni recognized by industry leader for award-winning short film Period Drama

The maker of industry leader animation software Maya is recognizing two Ringling College alumni for their continued success with their award-winning short film Period Drama. Period Drama was created by Anushka Nair and Lauryn Anthony, both 2022 graduates of the Computer Animation program at Ringling College, as their senior thesis project, using Maya, 3D animation, […]

Industry-leading alumni to speak at FutureProof ’23 Conference

Joe Donaldson, the head of design at BUCK, gives a presentation on desks and styleframes at the FutureProof ’22 conference.

Twenty-five Ringling College of Art and Design alumni will return to Sarasota this month to speak to current students about their professional success as part of the college’s annual FutureProof conference. FutureProof ’23 will be held on campus Feb. 27 through March 3. The event, which is hosted by the Motion Design department, includes industry […]

Ringling College named as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

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The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs named Ringling College of Art and Design a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students. This recognition is given to the U.S. colleges and universities that received the highest number of applicants selected for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  In spring 2022, one Ringling […]

Career Insight brings industry pros to campus

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Ringling College of Art and Design’s annual networking event and career fair, Career Insight returns Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a keynote speech by Emmy-nominated producer Sidney Clifton.  Clifton has produced hundreds of hours of episodic and longform content and currently serves as a producer at The Jim Henson Company and senior consultant with Black Women […]

Disney Live Entertainment hosts recruitment event on campus

Early Friday morning, on Jan. 27, five members of the Disney Live Entertainment team came to the Ringling College of Art and Design campus for a day of fun-filled recruitment activities. Disney Live Entertainment is the live theatrical production branch of Imagineering. They are responsible for events such as illuminations, parades, and puppetry. In the […]

Alumni animated short Black Slide makes Oscars shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that an animated short, created by a Computer Animation alumni, is on the shortlist of short animated films being considered for a 2023 Oscar. The film, Black Side, was created by Computer Animation alumni Uri Lotan ’12. Based in Tel Aviv, Lotan and his short […]

New film documentary featuring community leaders of color opens Dec. 2

Warriors features interviews with 11 local community leader women of color.

Community members are invited to attend a screening of the new documentary film, Warriors of Sarasota: The Interconnections of Diasporic Roots, Identity, Sisterhood and Service Dec. 2 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The screening will be accompanied by a photo exhibition and panel discussion Dec. 2, from 5:30-7:30 pm, at the Mara Art Studio and Gallery located […]

Ringling alumni works with NASA to document historic Artemis launch

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Update: Nov. 16, 2022 – NASA’s Artemis I launch was successfully completed. Kareem “Karr” Marquez ’97, Computer Animation, is a senior 3D animator, video, and media producer at Media Fusion.  For the past 10+ years, Marquez has been working with his teammates to help NASA tell the story of the rocket – Artemis – that […]