Visual Media Option - Photographic and Imaging Arts BFA
April 29, 2022
Pioneering RIT and NTID collaboration garners the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Grand Prize
Say Cheese, a pioneering, heartfelt film directed and produced by two RIT students, took home the top prize in the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films program announced during the final night of CinemaCon in Las Vegas late Thursday. The project featured the combined creative efforts of students, faculty, and staff in RIT’s School of Film and Animation and NTID.
April 20, 2022
Student uses creativity to raise awareness about childhood cancer
Visual media student Sydney Lewandowski '22 created the brand Glimpse of Gold to help further the mission of C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association, a local nonprofit supporting families whose children have cancer or a blood disorder.
April 12, 2022
Photography students explore cutting-edge technology in expert-led workshop
Senior Lecturer Clay Patrick McBride teams up with photography virtuosos Dave Gallagher '91 and Scott Nidermaier to offer a one-credit course focused on innovative digital technician workflows.
April 4, 2022
Hundreds turn out to capture Wallace on Ice for RIT Big Shot No. 34
The chance to capture an illuminated image of “Wallace on Ice” drew more than 300 people inside Frank Ritter Ice Arena Saturday night to help make RIT’s first-ever interior Big Shot photograph a resounding success.
March 25, 2022
College of Art and Design celebrates alumnus Chance Wright’s transformational gift
RIT’s College of Art and Design hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday marking the recent completion of a “transformational” renovation of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences and honoring the alumnus whose gift made it possible. The event honored Chance Wright ’18, ’19 and his mother, Pamela Mars Wright, whose $3.5 million gift fueled the renovation and reconfiguration of the third floor of Gannett Hall.
March 15, 2022
RIT, NTID make history with Coca-Cola-sponsored film
Film and Animation students Anna McClanahan (BFA) and Gabriel Ponte-Fleary (MFA) are finalists in Coca-Cola's Refreshing Films program. They are producing what is thought to be the program's first finalist film dealing with deaf and hard-of-hearing themes.
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.
May 3, 2021
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.
April 15, 2021
Renovation to RIT’s College of Art and Design is coming into focus
Renovation work inside RIT’s College of Art and Design—including key areas within the internationally recognized School of Photographic Arts and Sciences—is part of a five-year masterplan that has already begun to renovate, rejuvenate, and transform spaces to meet the growing demands for a college that serves as the university’s intersection of technology, art, and design.
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.
February 1, 2021
Students integral in bringing popular band's livestream to life
Film and photography students worked as camera operators and videographers as indie pop band MisterWives filmed a visual album in MAGIC Spell Studios. It's among the many examples of MAGIC providing professional-level experiences for students.
December 17, 2020
Multi-million dollar photo renovation set for summer 2021 completion
The $3.5 million project includes state-of-the-art editing labs and major upgrades to the student lounge and photography equipment cage.