Welcome to the Department of Radio-Television-Film

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Radio-Television-Film

Located in the heart of Austin's dynamic cultural scene, UT Radio-Television-Film is the incubator of many of today’s most innovative media professionals and scholars. Part cutting-edge film school, part world-class media studies program, we equip our students to master the evolving 21st-century media landscape through a synergistic blend of production fundamentals, hands-on learning, and critical studies in digital media, immersive storytelling, media industries, and global media history, culture, and criticism.

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Recent Works

Matthew McConaughey Class

Directors: RTF Script-to-Screen Students

All Around

Director: T.J. Martinez (MFA '16)

Before You Know It

Director: PJ Raval (Assistant Professor)

By the River of Babylon

Director: Don Howard (Associate Professor)

Featured Programs



RTF offers Workshops & Camps

Learn more about our summer media camps and adult workshops, taught by some of the best filmmakers and faculty in Austin.

Emergent and Digital Media

Building on the foundation of the groundbreaking UT3D initiative, today's Emergent & Digital Media Program blends innovations in interactive and immersive storytelling with state-of-the-art technology.


Media Industry Conversations (MIC)

Industry professionals discuss today's evolving media landscape in new speaker series.

Media Studies Colloquium

This lecture series is designed to expose students to the diversity of media studies scholarship, provide models for research presentations, and enable advanced graduate students to present work related to their dissertation projects.