Crazy in Love

Ringling College Graduates' Animated Short Goes Viral

The short animated film about a boy with a crush on another boy has captivated the internet.

08/07/2017 By Rick Morgan

Monster Mash

Kevin Smith Films Latest Horror Movie in Sarasota

It was all hands on deck at Nathan Benderson Park last night for Smith's new project Killroy Was Here.

06/15/2017 By Rick Morgan

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

Mind Goggling

Inside the World of Virtual Reality

Local pioneers push the boundaries of new technology.

03/29/2017 By Robert Bowden

Purple Reign

Ringling Grad Syd Weiler Is the Creator of the Insanely Popular "Trash Dove"

How a Sarasota resident designed and dealt with her internationally famous pigeon illustration.

03/16/2017 By Riley Board

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

Chapters and Chow

New Book, Coffee, Sandwich Spot Opens Near Ringling College

A new North Trail business with a smart selection of used books and tasty snacks.

03/08/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

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

Meet the Maker

Meet Local Jewelry Designer Barb McSweeney

Ringling College of Art and Design alum Barb McSweeney ditched the 9-5 to follow her creative heart...and it paid off.

08/24/2016 By Heather Dunhill

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

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

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

Star Power

Mark Ruffalo Speaks at Ringling College Graduation; Screens New Film at Burns Court Cinemas

Actor Mark Ruffalo is in town to speak at Ringling College of Art and Design's graduation festivities today; his new film, Dear President Obama, The Clean Energy Revolution is Now, will screen for the public at Burns Court Cinemas tonight.

05/12/2016 By Megan McDonald

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

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

Stamp of Approval

Ringling Grad Creates Coastal Bird Stamps for U.S. Postal Service

Ringling graphic design alum Tyler Lang was tapped to create a series of postcard stamps for USPS.

03/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

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