Best Animations from Ringling College! - Saturdays at 8 PM in December

Written by Laurentz Gilmore

The students of Ringling College Art + Design are hard at work, preparing their senior thesis films that will showcase all that they have learned in their computer animation program. This amazing art form truly brings characters to life through innovative story telling techniques.

The Computer Animation program at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida is recognized as being among the best and most innovative visual arts colleges in the United States as well as a leader in the use of technology in the arts. TBAE partners with Ringling to help expose the new raw talent that comes out of this great college.  TBAE is proud to present you the best animations from Ringling College every Saturday in December at 8 PM .  This week will highlight the best animation films from the Class of 2011 and 2012.  You won't want to miss this!

Animation Line-up for December 19th:

2011: "Adventures are the Pits" a film by Porter Vinson
A reluctant boy gets more than he asked for in a ball pit.

2011: "Boneyard" a film by Orsi Spanyol

2011: "Bots" a film by Peter Richmond and Kuo Yu Lu

2011: "Bubbles" a film by Gabby Zapata
"Bubbles" Gabby is walking on the beach and finds a bottle of bubbles - when she blows it she gets transported into fantasy.

2011: "Carrot Crazy" a film by Dylan VanWormer and Logan Scelina
Two hunters vie with each other to produce the most tempting carrot bait to catch a rabbit.

2011: "Defective Detective" a film by Avner Geller and Stevie Lewis

2011: "Epsilon" a film by Cody Belier, Christian Davis, Jeremy Griffith, and Matthew Heyman

2011: "Frank Job" a film by Zac Cavaliero

2011: "Helga" 
a film by Justin Sklar
Out on a blind date, Ernie realizes that his dream girl isn't who she appeared to be.

2011: "Holy Sheep" a film by Justin Farris
A flock of sheep refuse to stay put while their shepherd attends church.

2011: "Hunted" a film by Gordon Pinkerton
It all starts when a naive native tribesman wanders into a hunter's campsite...

2011: "Marshmellows" a film by Stephanie Russell

2011: "Mourning Dove" a film by Alex Runde
A short film about the life changing effects of war on one young couple.

2011: "Origins" a film by Robert Showalter
A character made of scraps wonders though the woods until he comes across a sign that will help him discover where he belongs.

2011: "Roads End" a film by Bri Meyer
A young man whose face is hidden by flying goggles and a scarf hitch-hicks his way through life after life.

2011: "Shade" a film by Larry Valley

2011: "Shadow of a Doubt" a film by Eric Chou and Russell Miller

2011: "Treasure" 
a film by Chelsea Barlett 
Esther, a homeless woman, is searching through a junkyard. She passes by objects of possible use and worth in favor of things broken or old, until she finds just the right treasure.

2011: "Zahara" a film by Ranya Chidanand

2012: "Ballad of a Poisonberry Pete'" a film by Adam Campbell, Uri Lotan, and Elizabeth MacMahill
Poisonberry Pete, the baddest pie in the yeast, is in town and he's looking for trouble. With the citizens stricken by fear and the gun toting sheriff itching for a gunfight, can one little tart save the town?

2012: "Beware of Monster" a film by Megan Stockham 
Brook’s day takes an unusual turn when she encounters a large creature in the woods.  However, the shy creature believes that she is the monster—will Brook be able to convince the creature otherwise?

2012: "Case of Broken Lamp" a film by Alberto Beguerie 
A young boy looks to solve the puzzle in this pastiche on film noir.

2012: "Catch" a film by Josh and Scott McWhinnie 
A young fisherman's meager catch is stolen by a fox who leads him to the catch of a lifetime.

2012: "Colors of Evil" a film by Aylse Miller and Phillip Simon
A heartwarming tale of a girl, her demon from Hell — and revenge.

2012: "My Little Friend" a film by Eric Prah
A hungry hobo meets a cute little pigeon.

2012: "Prima Maestra" a film by Megan Maher 

2012: "Reviving Redwood" a film by Matt Sullivan
This is the story of an old man's struggle to bring life back to an abandoned logging town.

2012: "Among Skies" a film by Brian Harries, Noah Ortega, Clarke Nordhauser, and Dan Martinez

2012: "Atomic Funland" a film by Liz Landis

2012: "Odyssia" a film by Shaun Ellis, Michael Hostchicka, and Katherine Laczin
Odyssia is a game concept about a woman trapped alone within an underwater paradise resort during a disastrous attack by a giant sea creature. The woman must use an energy transferring tool to make her way through the flooding high tech and high class resort while also avoiding the creature.