Stories about studios + projects
Seniors are screening final degree project films at this week’s Film/Animation/Video Senior Show.
Many RISD alumni have been involved in shaping the look and feel of The Simpsons, now the longest-running animated sitcom on American TV.
FAV students and alumni stand out at the 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival, one of the most prestigious competitions in the field.
When Saad Moosajee 16 GD first arrived at Pixar’s 22-acre campus in Emeryville, CA, the he was thunderstruck to be at the Academy Award-winning animation studio known for such box office hits as Toy Story, Cars, Brave, WALL-E and Finding Nemo, among others.
As a production assistant on the film crew that just wrapped production on Woody Allen’s latest flick, Danielle Glynn 15 FAV spent her summer regulating the frenetic activities surrounding the big-budget film.
When Washington, DC native Carolyn Colton 14 FAV came to RISD as a freshman, she was already hooked on politics and decided straightaway to do a concentration in History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences (HPSS).
Within five years of graduation, filmmaker and multimedia artistRyan Trecartin 04 FAV had landed atrifecta of major awards, racking up more than $200,000 in art prizes.
This week RISD hosts the world premiere of 31 films by seniors inFilm/Animation/Video, with screenings in the RISD Auditorium each evening at 7 pm from May 18–21.
Faculty, staff and students came together on April 19 for Mapping Making, a new series of discussions around what critical making means at RISD and how departments view the future of making in their fields.
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