Photography, Film, and Animation

There are as many ways to tell a story as there are stories to tell. RIT’s photography, film, and animation programs explore the ideal combination of traditional and emerging methods and technologies designed to help you bring your vision to life. Fire up your imagination and let the ideas flow – the creative possibilities are endless.

Bring your stories to life as you explore the depths of the film industry.

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Focus on production, screenwriting, 2D animation, 3D animation, or stop motion animation, while exploring the artistic, technical, historical, and business aspects of the motion picture industry.

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A highly interdisciplinary field that combines aspects of physics, math, computer science, and engineering to understand and develop cutting-edge imaging systems from satellite systems to portable eye trackers to medical imagers to multispectral detectors—anything that involves recording, processing, displaying, or analyzing image data.

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Science and engineering combine with imaging technologies used in the motion picture industry to prepare students for research engineering roles at technology and entertainment powerhouses like Sony, Technicolor, and Dolby or technical post-production positions in digital color correction, sound design, visual effects, and more.

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Immerse yourself in the creativity and innovation of photography and imaging, with options in advertising photography, fine art photography, photojournalism, and visual media.

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Spend up to a year exploring RIT’s different photography majors as you decide which option best matches your career goals. 

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Gain experience in a wide range of technical imaging and photography applications by combining your imaging studies with studies in information technology, computer science, optics, and biology for careers with imaging and camera companies, research centers, forensic laboratories, and government agencies.

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Acquire the conceptual, academic and technical skills needed to succeed as an artist in the field of photography and related media.

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