Media Industry Conversations (MIC)
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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 Technology 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, 3D modeling, video game art, Avid Certification, and more! Taught by some of the best filmmakers in Austin, RTF teen day camps and evening and weekend workshops for adults take place on the UT campus.
Video game industry leaders Warren Spector (MA '80) and Paul Sams have partnered with UT Austin to create the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy, the first video game post-baccalaureate program in the US led and taught by gaming industry executives. Admission to the academy will be highly competitive, with only 20 spots available for 2014.
Funded by the Moody Foundation, UT3D 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.
Flow 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.
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.
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.
Media Industries is a peer-reviewed, multi-media, open-access online journal that supports critical studies of media industries and institutions worldwide. We invite contributions that range across the full spectrum of media industries, including film, television, internet, radio, music, publishing, electronic games, advertising, and mobile communications.
Built into the new undergraduate course, Entertainment Industry: Careers and Contexts, the speaker series, Media Industry Conversations (MIC), offers RTF students opportunities to engage with a wide range of industry professionals to discuss today's evolving media landscape.
Through Professor 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.
Media Studies Colloquium
The Media Studies Colloquium brings together scholars for conversations about topical media studies issues and innovative research projects.
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.