Some aspiring filmmakers might flinch – or even turn their camera away – when attempting to document controversial, gut-wrenching subject matter.
Fifty years ago noted ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax traveled to the remote Caribbean island of Carriacou to capture local music and dance traditions on film.
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.
Shelf Life, the dark comedy Brett Van Egmond 13 FAV made as his final degree project, presents a meaty plotline.
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.
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).
Matt Lamothe 02 FAV, Julia Rothman 02 IL and Jenny Volvovski 02 GD – also known as Also Design – have a track record for producing consistently high quality work, both for a wide range of clients and through their own self-driven projects.
For the last year, a consortium of nine Rhode Island colleges and universities—including RISD, Brown and the University of Rhode Island (URI)—has been engaged in a joint, multiyear project to investigate the impact of climate change on marine life.
It’s like a mini RISD reunion at MoMA PS1 this month, whereGus Van Sant 75 FAV, James Franco 12 DM,media critic and theoristFrancisco Ricardoof RISD’s Digital + Media department and guest artistRyan Trecartin 04 FAVare avoiding the beach in favor of a series of master classes collectively billed asSummer School.