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The RIT MAGIC Center is a university-wide research center with a multi-disciplinary entrepreneurial approach to digital media research and production.  With a focus on Media, Arts, Games, Interaction, and Creativity, MAGIC blurs the lines between art and technology.

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Learn

world-class curriculum from design, film, animation, and game development

Research

cutting-edge technology, new solutions and the convergence of digital media disciplines

Make

resident student teams, creating and publishing new media experiences

Commercialize

entrepreneurial minds, starting their own studios and founding new businesses

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Sound Stage

World-class facilities, including: 7,000-square-foot sound stage and post-production sound mixing and color correction facility suites for both educational and commercial productions

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Latest News

  • June 14, 2021

    Dave Sluberski edits the sound for the film Bottom Feeders in the sound mixing theater in MAGIC Spell Studios.

    RIT audio expert brings MAGIC to locally-made film

    In working with Dave Sluberski, senior lecturer in the School of Film and Animation, two local filmmakers became the first professional clients to use the sound mix theater in RIT's MAGIC Spell Studios. 

  • May 5, 2021

    A composite image of Julie Toich set over a background of an illustration.

    Drawing out engaging gameplay

    Julie Toich '22 (Illustration) has applied her creative skills to a pair of multidisciplinary game projects through MAGIC Spell Studios. 

  • May 3, 2021

    Trisha Pickelhaube stands behind a camera on a tripod.

    Versatile photo student felt 'limitless' at RIT

    Graduating Visual Media student Trisha Pickelhaupt '21 is a multimedia Swiss Army knife, having produced videos and digital experiences for classes, internships and collaborative projects during her RIT career.

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