Photography, Film, and Animation

As a dynamic source of information, entertainment, and inspiration, the moving image is an expressive force unlike any other. If you’re a passionate storyteller, we have the tools that breathe life into your creations.

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From TV commercials and music videos to documentary films and computer-animated features, our film, video, and animation programs encourage you to visually express your ideas and bring them to the screen.

Photography is a modern, ever-changing field of study. Offering a range options, our photography programs are among the finest in the world. With Pulitzer Prize-winning faculty, international exhibitors of their work, and unparalleled facilities that house the latest tech, you will engage in image creation in an environment known internationally for its excellence.

Nationally Recognized

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Pulitzer Prizes

Ten RIT alumni have won 14 Pulitzer Prizes in photojournalism

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Photography Graduate Program (MFA)

“America’s Best Graduate Schools”
U.S. News & World Report, 2019

#10

Top U.S. Animation Schools

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Film, Video, and Photographic Arts

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