Stories about studios + projects

Intersectionality in Action

Film/Animation/Video major Lily Ahree Siegel 17 FAV is creating a short documentary about her extraordinary personal story.

Finding Her Footing

After a bit of culture shock last year, Yasemin Orhan 18 FAV has been adjusting to life far from Istanbul and warming to the camaraderie in the Film/Animation/Video department.

Stranger than Fiction

RISD faculty member Alexandra Anthony’s most recent film Lost in the Bewilderness earns an Odysseus Award for Best Creative Documentary.

Shaping the Future

In a new series of videos, alumni will help articulate why RISD’s immersive, process-driven educational model is ideally suited to preparing for what’s next.

Creating Comedy

Hard work and focus pay off for NYC producer Ryan Cunningham 02 FAV, who is now helping to create some of television’s funniest moments.

Faculty Foster Global Engagement

Six faculty members are conducting research in Central and South America, Asia and Europe with the goal of developing expansive new courses reflective of global realities.

Landing at LAIKA

Graduating seniors Emily Neilson 15 FAV and Katy Strutz 15 IL are thrilled to move on to LAIKA, a creative animation studio outside Portland, OR.

Captivating Senior Showcase

Seniors are screening final degree project films at this week’s Film/Animation/Video Senior Show.

Behind THE SIMPSONS

Many RISD alumni have been involved in shaping the look and feel of The Simpsons, now the longest-running animated sitcom on American TV.

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