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

Education

Ringling College Department Head Named 'Mentor of the Year'

Ringling College of Art and Design film program head Bradley Battersby was recently named Mentor of the Year by Variety magazine.

04/27/2017 By staff

Entertainment

Series Shot in Sarasota Premieres Friday

Sugar, the Dylan McDermott series shot in Sarasota with Ringling College of Art and Design students and graduates and coproduced by the Ringling College Studio Lab and Semkhor Productions, will premiere at the Sunscreen Film Festival.

04/25/2017 By staff

Entertainment

First Ringling College Soundstage Building Opens

Ringling College of Art and Design and Semkhor Productions on Monday opened the first building completed as part of the college's new Ringling Studios Soundstage and Post Production Complex.

04/04/2017 By staff

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

Entertainment

Ringling Grads Contribute to Animated Oscar Winner

Twenty-three Ringling College of Art and Design graduates worked on Zootopia, the film that won Best Animated Feature Film at Sunday's Oscars awards ceremony.

02/28/2017 By staff

Entertainment

Film Festival Unveils Promotional Artwork

The Sarasota Film Festival on Thursday released new promotional artwork for the 2017 festival, which takes place March 31-April 9.

02/10/2017 By staff

Education

Ringling College Motion Design Department Hosts Industry Leaders

All this week, Ringling College of Art and Design's motion design department is suspending its core classes to open up workshops to prepare students to enter the competitive industry after graduation.

01/30/2017 By staff

Education

Foundation Becomes Funding Partner for Higher Ed Consortium

The Manatee Community Foundation is joining other local foundations as a funding partner for C4, the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

01/11/2017 By staff

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

The SEEN

Design Disruptors

The local creative community attended the premier of "Design Disruptors" documentary at Louies Modern.

10/07/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

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

Honors

Ringling College Animators Win Student Academy Award

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences this week held its 43rd Student Academy Award Ceremony, honoring Ringling College of Art and Design computer animation students Kal Athannassov, John McDonald and Echo Wu.

09/23/2016 Research by staff

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