Star Turn

Dylan McDermott Screens Sugar at Ringling College

The actor was on hand for the screening of his new project and an audience Q&A.

05/03/2017 By Megan McDonald

Movie Date

Required Viewing: What to Watch at This Year's Sarasota Film Festival

SFF creative producer Michael Dunaway shares his picks.

03/29/2017 By Jasmine Respess

Time Is a Lie

Ethan Hawke Discusses Success, Failure, Art at Ringling College

"Feeling like you don't belong or there isn't a place for you is very common, and it's not permission to not take a step forward."

03/09/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Preview

Jewish Film Festival Promises a Varied Line-up of New Movies

The eighth annual fest kicks off March 12 and runs for an entire week.

03/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

So You Want to Be in Pictures

Pine View Grad Adele Romanski Produced the Academy Award-Nominated Moonlight

Plus, just in time for the Oscars, meet a few film actors, writers and producers with Sarasota connections.

02/23/2017 By Kay Kipling

One Day

One Day on the Set of Justin Long's New Comedy

We spend the day with Ringling College of Art and Design grad Nick Morgulis, who's working with actor Justin Long on his new comedy.

12/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Robert Castro

Holiday Cheer

Pop Culture Picks: Our Editors' Favorite Holiday Movies

From Die Hard to A Christmas Story, our editors share their favorite holiday films.

12/08/2016 By Staff

And...We're Rolling

Behind the Scenes of 50 Words, a New All-Local Short Film

Spending a day on-set with the creators of a new Sarasota-based short film.

12/07/2016 By Riley Board Photography by Jamie Lee Butram

Compare and Contrast

The Year's Second Christine Chubbuck Film Opens in Sarasota Nov. 25

"Christine" is the second film released this year to delve into the story of a Sarasota television reporter who shot herself live on air in 1974.

11/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pop Culture Picks

Watch/Listen/Love: Halloween Edition

Here are the Halloween movies, books and more our editors love.

10/27/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Star Power

Jon Voight Partners with More Too Life to Bring Awareness to Human Trafficking

The award-winning actor was at Ringling College to talk about his long career, advice for young filmmakers and why he's working with Ringling, Semkhor Productions and the nonprofit More Too Life to bring awareness to human trafficking.

10/06/2016 By Megan McDonald

Rising Stars

Ringling College Computer Animation Students Win Student Academy Award

Kal Athannassov, John McDonald and Echo Wu's The Wishgranter took home silver in the Student Academy Awards animation category.

09/23/2016 By Megan McDonald

So You Want to Be in Pictures?

Here's an Update on Rashida Jones' New Local TV Show

Claws, a new show from Rashida Jones, will begin filming in Sarasota on September 27 and is looking for extras.

09/21/2016 By Megan McDonald

Star Turn

New Rashida Jones TV Show Will Shoot in Sarasota-Manatee

Jones will executive-produce Claws, a dramedy about "diverse and treacherous" Manatee County nail artists.

09/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Peculiar Child

How an Englewood Kid Dreamed Up the New Tim Burton Movie

Author Ransom Riggs says his Englewood childhood “fueled his imagination” and helped inspire his first novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

08/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Awards & Accolades

Ringling College Ranked No. 16 on Hollywood Reporter Annual List of Top Film Schools

Ringling's film program, the youngest on the list, is ranked No. 16 this year, up one spot from last year.

08/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Film

Design Disruptors Documentary Will Premiere at Louies Modern in Sarasota

The documentary, which profiles more than 15 companies valued at over $1 trillion, showcases the transformative power of design.

08/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Girls on Film

Fashion Movies to Binge on This Summer

Brush up these iconic silver screen style moments.

08/02/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Film

Paradise, FL Now Streaming On Demand

Paradise, FL, a local film from Tony Stopperan and Nick Morgulis, is now available to rent or purchase on-demand.

07/07/2016 By Megan McDonald

Mr. Chatterbox

Hollywood Confidential: Inside Ringling College’s Film Program

In the past several years Ringling has zoomed up to No. 17 on the list of best film schools in the country as ranked by the Hollywood Reporter

05/31/2016 By Bob Plunket