Summer workshops for Booker High students teach sound lessons

Booker student working in a post-production suite at the Studio Labs.

For the third summer in a row, faculty from Ringling College of Art and Design are leading sound design workshops for students from nearby Booker High School’s Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program. The students learn the basics of Foley design, diegetic sound, scoring, and soundtrack construction, taught by award-winning sound designer Nick Palladino and […]

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 sound designers mix Willie Nelson’s 90th birthday concert special for CBS

Studio Labs sound designers finish mixing Willie Nelson’s 90th birthday special for CBS.

Since May of this year, Ringling College of Art and Design’s sound designers Nick Palladino and Troy Logan ’22, Film, have been working on the three-hour theatrical release of Willie Nelson’s 90th birthday concert, Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90 at the on-campus post-production complex, part of the Ringling College Studio Labs. The film was […]

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 […]

Booker High VPA Film Students Learn from Ringling Film Faculty

A faculty member looking over the shoulder of a young student who is working on the computer.

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. […]