Stories about studios + projects

Embracing the Eccentric

When Mariah Robinson 17 FS discovers a hole in her sweater, she doesn’t see a fashion faux pas.

Extraterrestrial Experimentation

Surrounded by scraps of splintered foam and crumpled coffee cups, students in Creature-Creation – a Wintersession studio offered by Film/Animation/Video and Big Nazo Lab – barely look up from their half-finished puppets as Faccia Verde Numero Uno, a self-proclaimed extraterrestrial, inspects their progress.

Michel Gondry’s Sunny Approach

When working on set, French filmmaker Michel Gondry has a reputation for staying true to his high-concept vision – even when his leading actors approach him with odd requests.

Documenting the Arab-Israeli Stalemate

Some aspiring filmmakers might flinch – or even turn their camera away – when attempting to document controversial, gut-wrenching subject matter.

Terry Documents Traditional Drumming

Fifty years ago noted ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax traveled to the remote Caribbean island of Carriacou to capture local music and dance traditions on film.

Google Glass

As any high-tech aficionado can tell you, Google Glass has swiftly transitioned from an Orwellian rumor to a user-friendly reality, with 10,000 of the lightweight wearable devices now out in the world as part of the Google Glass Explorer program.

A Savory Story

Shelf Life, the dark comedy Brett Van Egmond 13 FAV made as his final degree project, presents a meaty plotline.

Scrotie Responds to Hands-on Attention

Most RISD students have had the pleasure of watching the eyes of our friends and families widen in disbelief when they first learn about Scrotie.

RISD Animators Stand Out in Ottawa

For the third time in three years, films by RISD Film/Animation/Video majors stood out at the most recent Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF).

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