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PROGRAMS, CENTERS, and RESOURCES
The UTLA Program allows students with career interests in entertainment to live, study, and intern in the entertainment capital of the world. Students spend a semester or summer learning about the entertainment industry through classes and internships.
The Telecommunications and Information Policy Institute (TIPI) provides a research-based program and forum for digital information policy initiatives in the U.S. and around the world. Established in 1996, TIPI is supported through grants, gifts and research contracts from a variety of foundations, public agencies and commercial enterprises.
Filmmaking, screenwriting, animation, video game art and more! Taught by some of the best filmmakers in Austin, RTF teen day camps take place on the UT campus. Learn new skills, meet creative people, have a great time creating fun projects, and leave with material for your portofolio or college application. For adults and older teens, we offer evening and weekend workshops including 3D modeling, filmmaking, screenwriting, animation, Photoshop, Avid Certification, film appreciation, and more.
RTF provides industry-standard production equipment and post-production resources. Equipment checkout is now located at HSM 2.102, in the southeastern corner of the alley between CMA and CMB. We have updated our Policies and Rules, Production Handbook, and Checkout Help Sheet. More information about our equipment is available.
Funded by the Moody Foundation, UT3D Lab is the nation's first comprehensive 3D production program. To earn a program certificate, students accepted into the program will produce a range of 3-D content—including plays, sports, documentaries and narrative pieces—and explore recent 3-D innovations, such as “glasses-free” 3-D for television, tablets, cellphones and small display devices.
FlowTV is a critical forum on television and media culture published by the Department of Radio, Television, and Film at the University of Texas at Austin. Flow’s mission is to provide a space where the public can discuss the changing landscape of contemporary media.
A partnership between the Science and Technology Foundation of Portugal (FCT) and The University of Texas at Austin, in conjunction with several Portuguese universities, the UT Austin | Portugal International Collaboraboratory for Emerging Technologies aims to expand the presence of advanced digital media through educational and research exchange.
The scholarly journal VLT is collectively edited by graduate students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and The University of Texas at Austin, with the support of media scholars at those institutions and throughout the country.
The Cage is the Student Production Resource Center for University of Texas at Austin student filmmakers. While offering a safe, relaxing place between classes, the Cage aims to help students by offering a variety of production resources.
John Pierson's Master Class brings renowned guests from the film and television industries to visit with RTF students, the University community, and select members of the Austin Film Society.
Through Andy Garrison's East Austin Stories class, RTF students collaborate with residents in East Austin to create documentaries about the people, places, and events in their communities. Free public screenings are held at the end of each semester.
The UT Game Development Program educates students for careers and creative leadership in interactive media and game development. Cooperatively designed by UT faculty and industry representatives, the program is richly interdisciplinary, real-world-project driven, and team-structured.
Established in 2003, The University of Texas Film Institute (UTFI) is committed to a new model of film education. UTFI provides hands-on specialized skill training, fosters individual and collaborative creative growth, and serves as a testing ground for the application of emerging film technologies.
Learn about United States Latino and Latin American issues in media and communication from multiple perspectives. Completion of the program requirements leads to a certificate in "U.S. Latino and Latin American Media Studies," officially recognized on UT transcripts.