Chaos is the only constant in "That Damn Goat," a party, "anti-Covid" video game made by around 60 RIT faculty, students and staff. The project was led by School of Film and Animation faculty Brian Larson (creative director) and Jesse O'Brien (art director).
Flip Phillips, professor of motion picture science, shared a Milestone Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his hand in creating RenderMan, Pixar’s revolutionary software still used today to create the iconic animation look of classic films.
That Damn Goat, a game created by nearly 60 students and faculty at RIT, is now available for purchase on Steam. The students and faculty who have worked on the game come from across RIT’s nine colleges, making it a truly multidisciplinary effort.
RIT is partnering with Synapse Virtual Production on an in-person immersion in Los Angeles next month that will provide creatives, technologists, and classically trained filmmakers with the latest training in experiential elements for virtual production.
More than $200 million has been given to Transforming RIT to support scholarships and the student experience to ensure the best and brightest minds can attend RIT regardless of their financial circumstances. The campaign, launched publicly in 2018, is bringing RIT’s strategic plan to life by investing in student success, creating world-class facilities, advancing research and discovery, and innovating careers of the future.
The owl is wise, the lion is brave, and an elephant never forgets—but where do these notions come from? RIT graduate student Chelsea DeMott Wildey and her team have developed the pilot episode of ScienceLore, an educational series about the history and perception of animals as they relate to mythology and lore.
Researchers from RIT and University of Washington are harnessing the power of interactive media and clinical hypnosis to help people manage pain without drugs. The team has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for the work.
RIT’s MAGIC Center and MAGIC Spell Studios has formed a partnership with Foundry, a Rochester-based company whose mission is to empower institutional miners, staking customers, and blockchain entrepreneurs with the tools they need.