And...We're Rolling

Behind the Scenes of 50 Words, a New All-Local Short Film

Spending a day on-set with the creators of a new Sarasota-based short film.

12/07/2016 By Riley Board Photography by Jamie Lee Butram

Compare and Contrast

The Year's Second Christine Chubbuck Film Opens in Sarasota Nov. 25

"Christine" is the second film released this year to delve into the story of a Sarasota television reporter who shot herself live on air in 1974.

11/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pop Culture Picks

Watch/Listen/Love: Halloween Edition

Here are the Halloween movies, books and more our editors love.

10/27/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Star Power

Jon Voight Partners with More Too Life to Bring Awareness to Human Trafficking

The award-winning actor was at Ringling College to talk about his long career, advice for young filmmakers and why he's working with Ringling, Semkhor Productions and the nonprofit More Too Life to bring awareness to human trafficking.

10/06/2016 By Megan McDonald

Rising Stars

Ringling College Computer Animation Students Win Student Academy Award

Kal Athannassov, John McDonald and Echo Wu's The Wishgranter took home silver in the Student Academy Awards animation category.

09/23/2016 By Megan McDonald

So You Want to Be in Pictures?

Here's an Update on Rashida Jones' New Local TV Show

Claws, a new show from Rashida Jones, will begin filming in Sarasota on September 27 and is looking for extras.

09/21/2016 By Megan McDonald

Star Turn

New Rashida Jones TV Show Will Shoot in Sarasota-Manatee

Jones will executive-produce Claws, a dramedy about "diverse and treacherous" Manatee County nail artists.

09/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Peculiar Child

How an Englewood Kid Dreamed Up the New Tim Burton Movie

Author Ransom Riggs says his Englewood childhood “fueled his imagination” and helped inspire his first novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

08/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Awards & Accolades

Ringling College Ranked No. 16 on Hollywood Reporter Annual List of Top Film Schools

Ringling's film program, the youngest on the list, is ranked No. 16 this year, up one spot from last year.

08/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Film

Design Disruptors Documentary Will Premiere at Louies Modern in Sarasota

The documentary, which profiles more than 15 companies valued at over $1 trillion, showcases the transformative power of design.

08/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Girls on Film

Fashion Movies to Binge on This Summer

Brush up these iconic silver screen style moments.

08/02/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Film

Paradise, FL Now Streaming On Demand

Paradise, FL, a local film from Tony Stopperan and Nick Morgulis, is now available to rent or purchase on-demand.

07/07/2016 By Megan McDonald

Mr. Chatterbox

Hollywood Confidential: Inside Ringling College’s Film Program

In the past several years Ringling has zoomed up to No. 17 on the list of best film schools in the country as ranked by the Hollywood Reporter

05/31/2016 By Bob Plunket

Casting Call

Dylan McDermott Looking for Local Actors for Sarasota-Based Web Series

Sugar, a web series written and directed by actor Dylan McDermott, will begin shooting in Sarasota later this month.

05/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Star Power

Mark Ruffalo Speaks at Ringling College Graduation; Screens New Film at Burns Court Cinemas

Actor Mark Ruffalo is in town to speak at Ringling College of Art and Design's graduation festivities today; his new film, Dear President Obama, The Clean Energy Revolution is Now, will screen for the public at Burns Court Cinemas tonight.

05/12/2016 By Megan McDonald

Film

Tim Sutton's New Film Was Shot in 16 Days in Sarasota-Bradenton

Sutton teamed up with Ringling College of Art and Design for his new film, Dark Night, which is receiving rave reviews from critics.

04/13/2016 By Megan McDonald

Lights, Camera, Action

Must-See Movies at the 2016 Sarasota Film Festival

SFF programming director Michael Dunaway shares his top 10 picks for this year's festival.

03/29/2016 By Kay Kipling

If It Bleeds

Movie About On-Air Sarasota Suicide Screens at Film Festival April 2 and 3

Kate Plays Christine comes to Sarasota after winning a special jury award at January's Sundance Film Festival and earning rave reviews from a number of critics.

03/23/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Star Power

Sophia Loren to Accept Legend Award at 2016 Sarasota Film Festival

The Academy Award-winning actress will accept the award during an appearance at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

03/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

Good Morning, Sarasota

Journalist Robin Roberts Speaks in Sarasota

The ESPN and GMA anchor talks politics, health and inspiration.

03/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace