Motion Picture Science BS
February 16, 2023
Study Away: LA program offers film students professional and life experiences
RIT's Study Away: LA program took its maiden voyage in the fall as students immersed themselves in the Hollywood filmmaking and entertainment landscape.
November 28, 2022
Father and son build a winning combination
Hockey has been a cornerstone in the lives of Allan Shepard ’62 (printing) and his son Bryan ’89 (motion picture science), even as they have both excelled in their careers.
October 4, 2022
RIT welcomes prospective students for National Portfolio Day
RIT's College of Art and Design faculty, along with those at 25 other top art and design schools, reviewed students' portfolios as they prepared their artwork for the college admissions process.
September 26, 2022
Distinguished alumni named for 2022-2023
Eleven RIT alumni have been awarded Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2022-2023 year. It is the highest award an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni and recognizes alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations. The 2022-2023 recipients will be honored during presentations throughout the academic year.
September 26, 2022
School of Film and Animation director's documentary uncovers family stories
Shanti Thakur's hybrid-documentary Terrible Children has been met with a warm reception on the festival circuit. Screenings are scheduled at Rochester's Little Theatre Oct. 20 and 22.
March 2, 2022
RIT’s School of Film and Animation ranked No. 12 nationally
RIT’s School of Film and Animation is once again ranked among the top animation schools in the country by Animation Career Review, a leading online resource of information for aspiring animation and game design professionals.
December 28, 2021
Two RIT grads part of production team for ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’
WROC-TV talks to Anna Dining '17 (motion picture science) and Chris Brands '14 (motion picture science) about their work on the latest Spider-Man movie.
December 8, 2021
Setting the Stage for the Performing Academic
RIT students have never had as many ways to pursue their love of performing arts than they do now. From scholarships, new clubs and classes, private music lessons, community partnerships, and exciting new venues being built on campus, performing arts for RIT students is literally becoming a show stopper.
November 29, 2021
RIT transforms into XR playground for annual Frameless Symposium
The sixth annual event featured presentations on the latest virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies that are driving various fields, from health care to theater to education.
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 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.