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 […]

Booker High VPA Film Students Learn from Ringling Film Faculty

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Students from Ringling College of Art and Design’s neighbor, Booker High School immersed themselves in Ringling’s Studio Labs this month, learning about sound design. The students are all part of Booker’s Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Film program, Sarasota’s first magnet program, where they spend half of their school day working in their chosen field. […]

Prestigious Carl Foreman Award, Ringling College Film Program

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Ringling College of Art and Design’s Film program has been selected as the new home of ‘The Carl Foreman Award’ to honor singular achievement by a graduating student in screenwriting, directing, or producing.  The award was originally created by Evelyn “Eve” Williams-Jones in 1983 in conjunction with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts […]

Senior’s short film brings home big win at Palm Beach Film Awards

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Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories on 2023 graduating seniors, also featuring Susan Saulnier and Ale Ortega-Romero. The 28th annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films (SSOF) announced their winners on Tuesday, April 25. Taking home third place in the College Feature/Short category was Ringling College of Art and Design Film […]

Sarasota Film Festival brings filmmakers from across the nation to campus

During a tour of Ringling College’s cutting edge film studios, filmmakers attending the Sarasta Film Festival visited a color correction suite where Film senior Brandyn Royer ’23 was working on color correcting a student film.

A group of filmmakers and industry professionals in town for the Sarasota Film Festival this weekend stopped spent time Friday, March 31, touring Ringling College’s on-campus teaching and professional sound stages. During their visit, the group also met with Film students and faculty. The group included a mix of local and visiting commercial and independent […]

International film festival opens with red carpet celebration at Ringling College

The 24th annual Through Women’s Eyes International Film Festival opens tonight with talks and a film screening from 5-9 pm. Ringling College of Art and Design will host the opening night event with a red carpet celebration. The night will open with a reception, opening talks by festival organizer E. Scott Osborne, and a brief […]