In the News
December 1, 2021
RIT educates tomorrow’s experts in virtual production
MAGIC Spell Studios, RIT’s world-class digital media research and production facility, is bringing the latest in virtual production (VP) technology to RIT students. VP blends filmmaking, 3D graphics, computational photography, and real-time game engine rendering to produce in-camera visual effects similar to those seen in the groundbreaking work on Disney’s The Mandalorian and Marvel’s Avenger films.
September 10, 2021
Unveiling the Illusion
Scientific American references Flip Phillips, professor in the School of Film and Animation, and his work studying how sculptors create the effects of multiple materials, and how viewers can mentally separate the layers.
April 1, 2021
Co-op spotlight: Student documents RIT's build out of virtual production curriculum
Simon Yahn '22 (Motion Picture Science) is spending the spring on co-op with MAGIC Spell Studios, chronicling RIT's leap into virtual production, an emerging filmmaking method only a few universities around the world are working with.