The University of Texas at Austin's Radio-Television-Film department (UT RTF) supports a rich diversity of creative and scholarly pursuits. As one of the few top-ranking U.S. university programs in both media production and studies, UT RTF is one of the most affordable among its peers. We offer extensive studio and technique courses to approximately 1000 undergraduate and 160 graduate students, covering all aspects of media production, history, and theory. Our alumni go on to enjoy a wide range of careers commercially and independently—including directing, editing, producing, cinematography, special FX, game design, screenwriting, web design, marketing, policymaking, and higher education.
Welcome to the Department of Radio-Television-Film
Joel Fendelman’s (MFA ’17) thesis film, “Man on Fire,” will air nationally on PBS Independent Lens, Monday, 12/17, at 10 pm. "Man on Fire" is a feature documentary about an elderly white preacher, Charles Moore, who set himself on fire in 2014 in order to bring awareness to the un-repented racism in his birth town of Grand Saline, Texas.