Casting Call

Dylan McDermott Looking for Local Actors for Sarasota-Based Web Series

Sugar, a web series written and directed by actor Dylan McDermott, will begin shooting in Sarasota later this month.

05/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Entertainment

Sarasota Film Office Hosts Pro Workshops, Mixer

The event will include a number of Hollywood writers, directors and producers, including John David Coles of House of Cards, Homeland, Justified and more.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Film

Tim Sutton's New Film Was Shot in 16 Days in Sarasota-Bradenton

Sutton teamed up with Ringling College of Art and Design for his new film, Dark Night, which is receiving rave reviews from critics.

04/13/2016 By Megan McDonald

Lights, Camera, Action

Must-See Movies at the 2016 Sarasota Film Festival

SFF programming director Michael Dunaway shares his top 10 picks for this year's festival.

03/29/2016 By Kay Kipling

Making It Real

Ringling College Collaboratory Offers Students Professional Experience

In late 2014 the college formalized its commitment to providing every student on campus with professional experience.

03/15/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Star Power

Sophia Loren to Accept Legend Award at 2016 Sarasota Film Festival

The Academy Award-winning actress will accept the award during an appearance at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

03/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

Star Talk

Dylan McDermott’s “Sugar” to Begin Shooting Locally in May

Actor Dylan McDermott was back in town this week to promote his web series, "Sugar," and a new partnership with local nonprofit Selah Freedom.

03/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Mr. Chatterbox

Pee-wee Herman, Paul Reubens and Sarasota

The comedian is making a comeback this month with a new movie on Netflix. We're reposting our award-winning story from 1991 about the Sarasota incident that derailed his career.

03/01/2016 By Bob Plunket

Star Talk

Actress Helen Hunt Visits Ringling College

Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt visited Sarasota this week and spoke to students and fans at Ringling College of Art and Design.

02/24/2016 By Megan McDonald

Star Power

Academy Award-Winning Actress Sissy Spacek Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

The actress, currently starring on the Netflix hit series "Bloodline," was here as part of the college's film program.

02/16/2016 By Megan McDonald

Date Night

CineBistro Opens This Month at Westfield Siesta Key

The 35,000-square-foot space includes a modern bar and dining area and comfy leather seats in the theaters.

01/25/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Article

Ringling College Screens New Feature Film “My All-American”

Two Ringling College grads worked on the new film "My All American," which stars Aaron Eckhart and Robin Tunney.

09/16/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Ringling College Film Program Takes Off

Ringling College is harnessing star power to involve students in feature films —and more.

06/30/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Actor Jeffrey Wright Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Actor Jeffrey Wright wrapped up this year's Ringling College Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab with a visit to campus this week.

04/08/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

Top Picks for the 2015 Sarasota Film Festival

Sarasota Film Festival director of programming Michael Dunaway shares his top film picks for the 2015 fest.

03/30/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Actor-Writer-Director Tim Blake Nelson Visits Sarasota

Actor-writer-director Tim Blake Nelson was in town as part of Ringling College of Art and Design's Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab.

02/04/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Exclusive: Actress Marisa Tomei Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Actress Marisa Tomei visits Ringling College of Art and Design as part of its Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab.

01/26/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Aubrey Plaza Visits Ringling College Studio Lab

Aubrey Plaza, zombie star in "Life After Beth," visited Ringling College Studio Lab to talk about her new movie.

10/09/2014 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Oscar-Nominated Costume Designer Julie Weiss to Appear at Ringling College

Weiss has worked on films including Frida, Twelve Monkeys and American Beauty.

08/20/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

Matt Dillon to Work With Sarasota's Ringling College Students on New Documentary

Dillon spoke to a packed crowd on the Ringling College of Art and Design campus on Wednesday, April 16.

04/17/2014 By Megan McDonald