Will Mauricette says goodbye to Ringling Feud, but the show will go on

Ringling Feud: Photography vs. Film.

After two seasons and 16 episodes, Ringling Feud host and co-founder Will Mauricette ’24, Film, graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design on May 2, saying goodbye to the popular ART Network production. But fans and hopeful teams can rejoice: Plans are underway to continue the show into the 2024-25 academic year and beyond. […]

Ringling College announces inaugural Carl Foreman Award winner

Ringling Film senior wins inaugural Carl Foreman Award pictured with Eve Williams-Jones.

A film student and a father living with Alzheimer’s are at the center of Matthew Peterson’s Swan Song, winner of Ringling College of Art and Design’s inaugural Ringling College Film Carl Foreman Award. The award, to be given annually, recognizes a graduating senior majoring in Film or Creative Writing for outstanding achievement in screenwriting, directing, […]

Ringling College plays host to multiple events for Sarasota Film Festival

Film faculty and students at Sarasota Film Festival screening.

April 5-14, the 26th annual Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) brought dozens of filmmakers to the area, with film screenings, panel discussions, and more happening at downtown Sarasota’s Regal Hollywood Theater and other locations in and around the Ringling College of Art and Design campus. Led in part by SFF managing director Paul Ratner, also a […]

Ringling College hosts opening of Through Women’s Eyes film festival

Still from the Brazilian film Pool.

Ringling College of Art and Design will host the opening night reception of Through Women’s Eyes, an international film festival addressing gender and racial inequity in the media by screening films that feature voices from all over the world. The festival champions women’s stories, LGBTQIA2S+ stories, international stories, and stories from underrepresented cultures. In its […]

Ringling students, alum win big at the 2024 Suncoast ADDY Awards

Film students at the ADDY Awards.

Students and alumni from Ringling College of Art and Design enjoyed a home field venue for the 2024 ADDY Awards ceremony, which took place on the campus sound stages Feb. 24 and once again netted dozens of awards for Ringling-led projects. The ADDYs are presented annually by the Suncoast Chapter of the American Advertising Federation […]

Ringling College’s Film Department and INDEX program in the news

Behind the scenes of a documentary about environmental stewardship shot at the beach.

Ringling Film students, faculty, and alumni will produce three short films about conservation and environmental stewardship as part of the College’s INDEX program. They are collaborating with local organizations Longboat Key Turtle Watch, Save Our Seabirds, and Mote Marine Laboratory. Interim Director of Film Patrick Alexander is already in production with a group of alumni.  […]

Film students land exciting internships with LA production companies

Still frame from a film project of closeup of a blonde girl looking at a roll of film.

As part of the College’s dedication to help students land great jobs, the Center for Career Services is there to support students in finding great internships. Our ambitious students land internships at the likes of Bath and Body Works, Disney, Dreamworks, Electronic Arts, General Motors, Laika, Psyop, Riot Games, Smithsonian, and Warner Bros. Discovery, among […]

Ringling Film program ranks in Hollywood Reporter’s Top 20

Two people on an active film set.

Ringling College of Art and Design’s Film program was ranked 20th in the nation by The Hollywood Reporter, for their 13th annual list of 2023 Top 25 Film Schools, Ranked. Competing largely against institutions with graduate programs, the College ranked in the Top 5 among undergraduate-only programs from the list.  The publication’s ranking criteria celebrates […]

Film program ranked Top 25 in US & Canada by MovieMaker 

A man points a film camera at a girl sitting in an armchair inside an old house on a movie set.

Ringling College of Art and Design has been named one of MovieMaker’s 25 Best Film Schools in the U.S. and Canada of 2023. The annual list recognizes schools that prepare students for every aspect of moviemaking, spotlighting both world-renowned institutions and surprisingly affordable schools on the rise.  Ringling Film students not only master the key […]