The Ringling College Studio Labs

Studio Labs

Take your story from the studio to the big screen.

Welcome to The Ringling College Studio Labs, the first academic and commercial soundstage and post production facility of its kind in the state of Florida.

Spanning the length of a city block, our 36,000 square foot complex is home to two acoustically-isolated 8,400 square foot soundstages (Studios A and B), three 2,000 sq ft soundstages, and over 5,000 square feet of post production spaces, including editing suites, dubbing bays, faculty offices, a private screening room, and a Foley sound effects stage.

The Ringling College Studio Labs was conceived and built in partnership with Semkhor Productions to offer a groundbreaking program that brings film professionals to Sarasota to offer the opportunity to collaborate with Ringling students and provide real world experience on real world media productions.

  • Studio A
  • Studio B

Studio A

Commercial Studio Space Available

8,400 sq. ft

Editing Suites
Dubbing Bays
Private greenroom with large tv monitor
Hair & Makeup room
Private Meeting Rooms
Wifi & Boosters
Large Roll-Up Doors for Loading
Ample Parking On Site

Producers and Directors, Meet Ringling Students

A collaborative academic and commercial facility, Studio A is available for directors and producers of commercial media productions. It offers attached production, meeting, editing, and makeup rooms. And, best of all, producers have the opportunity to bring in talent from Ringling College’s highly-acclaimed Film program, if desired.

Contact us for more information about details and availability.

Studio B

Studio Space for Teaching + Student Projects

8,400 sq. ft

Large Classrooms
Faculty Offices
Student Common Area
Hair & Makeup Room
Kitchen
Wifi & Boosters
Large Roll-Up Doors for Loading
Ample Parking On Site

Home to Ringling College Film

Our students become professionals by working like—and with—professionals.

At Ringling College, Film students work on projects with renowned filmmakers, writers, directors, and actors to make critical industry connections—connections which often lead to internships and careers.

Of course, we believe an extraordinary education is its own reward. But we enjoy raking in a few accolades anyway. Despite coming on board as recently as 2007, our program has been ranked by The Hollywood Reporter among the nation’s Top Film Programs (the youngest to receive that honor!) and our department head Brad Battersby was recognized by VARIETY as the 2017 Mentor of the Year.

Learn more about Ringling College Film.

"The facilities here look stunning! I'd be happy to build any set I need inside that beautiful building over there."

Anna Paquin, November 2017

Visiting Artists

Kevin Smith

We are excited to welcome Kevin Smith back to Sarasota to work on his upcoming anthology, Killroy Was Here.

Antoine Fuqua

The director of Training Day, Antoine Fuqua, attended the opening of our first completed soundstage in 2017.

Justin + Christian Long

The Long brothers have collaborated with our students on web series such as The Real Stephen Blatt-and shot on our campus!

Anna Paquin + Stephen Moyer

Anna Paquin and Steven Moyer came to campus to screen The Parting Glass, the second film they've worked on with Ringling College.

Dylan McDermott

Our Film students have worked with Dylan McDermott a web series, called Sugar, that premiered at The Ringling College Studio Lab.

Woody Harrelson

We were proud to host a screening and Q&A with Woody Harrelson, who provided extraordinary advice for emerging filmmakers.

Going Up

Students of the Ringling College ART Network interview our amazing visiting artists – in an elevator!

Anna Paquin

Kevin Smith

Mark Ruffalo

Interlibrary Loan

Attention: Due to ongoing closures from our partner libraries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be unable to fill most book or book chapter interlibrary loan requests. We will continue to do our best to process article requests in a timely manner depending on availability.

Staff

Director of Library Services

941-359-7582

Kristina Keogh

Digital Curation and Special Collections Librarian

941-359-7583

Janelle Rebel

Technical Services Librarian   

941-359-7586

Janet Thomas

Instructional Design Librarian

941-309-0038

Claire Powell

Instructional Design Librarian

941-359-7671

Kayla Morrell

Archivist

941-309-4055

Alexandra Vargas-Fournier

Library Technician III (Cataloging and Metadata Assistant)   

941-359-7631

Lisa Martinez

Library Technician II (Periodicals and Interlibrary Loan)

 

Vacant

Library Technician III (Circulation Manager)  

941-359-7587

Tim DeForest

Library Technician III (Acquisitions Manager/Office Support)  

941-359-7584

Yolanda Coleman

Library Technician II (Circulation Assistant)  

941-359-7587

Sean Farrell

Circulation Assistant

 

Vacant

Circulation Assistant

 

Christina Song

Circulation Assistant Vacant

Borrowing

Patron Type # of Items Type of Material Borrowing Time
Student 40 Books 3 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* 7 days
Faculty and Staff 40 Books 6 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 7 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* 7 days
Trustee, Alumni, Cross College Alliance, and  15 Books 3 weeks
Ringling College LibraryAssociation Members CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* N/A
PreCollege 5 Books 3 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* N/A
Local Teacher 15 Books 3 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* N/A
Chartwell’s and Follett employees located at Ringling 15 Books 3 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* N/A
*The video game collection supports the research and teaching of the Game Art & Design program. Video games may not be checked out by Alumni, Ringling College Library Association members or Family members.

Spaces

The Alfred R. Goldstein Library features a wide variety of quiet, group study, and work process spaces. Looking for a quiet study area? Make your way up to the 3rd floor to look for a book in the Research Collection or peruse the new art magazines while relaxing in comfortable seating. When the weather is nice, you can take your coffee from Roberta’s Café on the first floor to one of the four terraces to work outside and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Looking for meeting space to get together with a group? Check out the group study rooms, which are available on all three floors of the Goldstein Library. The 10 group study rooms are available to students on a first-come first served basis, or available for booking by Ringling College faculty and staff for group and class meetings.

Library Hours

The library remains closed to all non-Ringling College visitors, including the general public and alumni, until further notice.

Library Services Hours (when classes are in session):

Monday -Thursday: 8 AM – 11 PM
Friday: 8 AM – 7 PM
Saturday: 12 PM – 6 PM
Sunday: 10 AM – 11 PM

Holidays and Breaks:
The Library is closed on holidays, as designated by the institution, and typically operates on a Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM schedule during breaks.

Ringling College ID Access Only

Please note a Ringling College ID is required for access.

Hours for the Brizdle-Schoenberg Special Collections Center:

By appointment only from Monday – Friday 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, no drop-ins. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Contact specialcollections@c.ringling.edu to schedule an appointment.

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Ringling College of Art + Design
Alfred R. Goldstein Library
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234-5895

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Suggest a Purchase: Library Acquisitions Request

We welcome recommendations for new library materials from the Ringling College community. Librarians will consider all requests bearing in mind their appropriateness for the collections and the current budget.
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