The archive of film director Nicholas Ray (1911–1979), best known for his film, “Rebel Without a Cause,” has been acquired by the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.
Radio-TV-Film alumnus Soham Mehta, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater in 2000 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in radio-television-film in 2010 from The University of Texas at Austin, has been named a winner in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 38th annual Student Academy Awards competition. His film… » Continue Reading
Centerpiece Theater Screens “Baron Prásil (The Fabulous Baron Munchausen)” at the Visual Arts Center
Event: In conjunction with the senior design exhibition, Centerpiece Theatre presents the 1961 sci-fi/fantasy film, "Baron Prášil (The Fabulous Baron Munchausen)" at the Visual Arts Center (VAC). Czech film wizard Karel Zeman used his amazing trademark of mixed-media visual cinematic techniques to bring the fantastic stories of Gottfried August Bürger's Baron Munchausen to the screen… » Continue Reading
The filming of scenes for a feature film, "Benavides Born," in John W. Hargis Hall near Red River Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard on Saturday, April, 10, will involve temporary closing of university parking lot No. 118 for the filming production. Lot No. 118, which surrounds John W. Hargis Hall, will be used throughout… » Continue Reading
Screenwriter and director Paul Schrader has donated his collection to the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. Schrader wrote screenplays for such iconic films as "Taxi Driver" (1976), "Blue Collar" (1978), "Raging Bull" (1980), "American Gigolo" (1980), "The Mosquito Coast" (1986) and "Affliction" (1997). Undated… » Continue Reading
Beginning tomorrow, thousands of film industry heavyweights and fans will converge on Austin for the annual SXSW Film Conference and Festival to network and discover new talent in the independent film industry. Researchers, filmmakers and film industry experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to comment on the many aspects of filmmaking,… » Continue Reading
"Making Movies," an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, explores the collaborative processes that take place behind the scenes in filmmaking.