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 […]

Big wins at the 2023 Golden ADDYs Gala

Seventeen people pose in front of a display with gold, black, and white balloons, holding awards.

On Feb. 25, Ringling College of Art and Design students, faculty, and staff brought home 75 awards at the Golden ADDYs 2023 American Advertising Awards in Sarasota, FL.  The ADDYs — or the American Advertising Awards — is the industry’s largest and most widely recognized competition, with nearly 35,000 submissions yearly. The awards are given […]

15 seniors awarded College’s highest honor for talent, contributions, and leadership


Fifteen of Ringling College’s most outstanding students are being recognized this week for their exceptional creative talent, community involvement, and leadership. This year’s winners will be recognized on Nov. 4 during the College’s annual Trustee Scholar Awards celebration. The event will begin with a reception, followed by a formal ceremony during which each Scholar will […]

Meet Ringling College’s SGA President and Executive Board

Ringling College junior Celi Mitidieri ’24, Film, is the new Student Government Association President.

Fall semester is in full swing at Ringling College of Art and Design, which means it’s a busy time for the College’s Student Government Association (SGA). And it would seem that no one is busier than current SGA President, Celi Mitidieri.  Originally from Brazil, Mitidieri is a junior in the Film department at Ringling College […]

Code Red Film Wins Awards, Builds Period Poverty Awareness

Karman (Madison Paige Baranoski) and Tiffany (Jaida Leigh Miller) in Code Red Updated June 16, 2022: Writer/director Jada Poon ’20 and Executive Producer Vivian Owen talk with SNN (Suncoast News Network) in an exclusive interview about their movie, Code Red, and their recent wins. Code Red is Ringling College of Art and Design’s whimsical, coming-of-age short film that confronts the prevalent issue of […]

Behind the Scenes of Patriot Plaza

Ringling College of Art and Design and The Patterson Foundation launch the Patriot Plaza Virtual Tour, 11 cinematic films produced and directed by Ringling College Film students bringing the civics class trip into the classroom and across the country. Watch the behind the scenes video highlighting the production and experience – one of the many client-driven project […]

Ringling College Congratulates Emily Bridges on ‘Best Narrative Feature’ Win at Toronto International Women Film Festival

Ringling College of Art and Design congratulates Director Emily Bridges on her ‘Best Narrative Feature’ win at the Toronto International Women Film Festival for ‘Acting: The First Six Lessons.’ The film, starring Emily and her father Beau Bridges, was shot and produced at Ringling College in 2019 with Semkhor Productions, Executive Producer David Shapiro and […]