Animation Option - Film and Animation BFA
October 12, 2021
Alumnus gifts company's dynamic footage for use in student films
Nick Nicely '12 (3D Digital Design), founder of Video Plates and Backings, is providing all RIT students access to his library of more than 5,000 driving plates and moving set backdrops for use in films and media projects.
October 1, 2021
RIT and Pure Imagination Studios establish creative collaborative agreement
RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios is partnering with Pure Imagination Studios, an award-winning independent entertainment studio best known for combining proprietary technology with groundbreaking storytelling, to launch a satellite office and spatial computing studio in Rochester.
September 7, 2021
New leadership roles, faculty hires highlight changes in College of Art and Design
RIT's Schools of Art, American Crafts, Film and Animation, and Photographic Arts and Sciences are all under new leadership.
August 23, 2021
School of Film and Animation’s incoming director relishes new role
Shanti Thakur—who began her new role as director of RIT’s School of Film and Animation in the College of Art and Design earlier this month—is an award-winning fiction and documentary filmmaker who has taught for nearly two decades.
June 29, 2021
Graduate film student seeks out collaborative, groundbreaking projects
Selma Peña '22 MFA (Film and Animation), a screenwriter with an undergraduate psychology degree, is using her varied background to create compelling stories that are both meaningful and beautiful.
April 12, 2021
RIT video game project wins industry awards
An multidisciplinary team of students creating noir horror game “The Camera That Bleeds” was recognized at the 2021 Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) Game Challenge.
March 22, 2021
RIT filmmaking in time of COVID has brought unprecedented challenges, inspiring innovation
For RIT student filmmakers who are storytelling in the midst of a pandemic, grey has become the new black. While it’s impossible for any production to eliminate all risk in front of and behind the camera, they’ve had to constantly consider the additional time and safety procedures necessary to achieve the perfect shot.
March 12, 2021
Connections: How should we watch and judge documentaries?
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Ambarien Alqadar, assistant professor in the School of Film and Animation.
March 5, 2021
Creative Industry ‘Day’ a weeklong success for RIT students, alumni, talent seekers
RIT’s Creative Industry “Day” drew a wide range of talent seekers from companies such as Amazon, Forbes Media, and Microsoft last week, as the 16th annual event went virtual Feb. 22-26 this year due to the pandemic.
January 27, 2021
Alumna applies creative touch to 'Among Us,' other game titles
Justine Raymond '12 (Film and Animation) has established a successful career in video game art that includes work on a variety of console, PC and mobile games.
December 2, 2020
Student straddles line between film and games
Amanda Dellostritto '21 (Film and Animation) is leading a collaboration with developers to create a video game and companion experimental film for her senior capstone project.
November 16, 2020
Holiday animation special by alumnus set for Netflix premiere
"Alien Xmas," a 40-minute stop-motion animation special directed by Stephen Chiodo '76 (Professional Photographic Illustration), premieres Nov. 20 on Netflix.