Editing and Color Correction Suites
CDM has five high-end post-production video editing and color correction facilities available for use. Each suite features industry-standard software and hardware, including color grading control surfaces and 4K color-calibrated monitors enabling students to finish films in professional-grade environments.
POST 110 or
POST 340 and a short training session is required before students can access these facilities. To schedule the training, or for more information, please contact
Two sound studios are available for recording and mixing.
CDM 724 is a fully equipped 5.1 surround recording studio, set up with Foley pits and ADR recording capabilities, all controlled via an Avid S3 plus Avid Dock control surface. CDM 600A is a fully equipped 5.1 surround mixing studio with a full complement of audio post-production software and plug-ins and an isolation vocal booth for ADR and voiceover work. Everything is controlled via an Avid S3 plus Avid Dock control surface.
All students wishing to book time in the CDM 724 must have successfully completed
POST 124 or
GAM 250, and one training session with the suites manager.
All students wishing to book time in the
CDM 600A must have successfully completed
POST 224 or
GAM 315, and one training session with the suites manager.
Screening Your Film
MFA thesis candidates are required to schedule a public screening of their thesis film. CDM has a number of theater spaces in which these screenings can be held. Some theaters are also available for other student projects. Please contact the Production Office for more.
Students can make use of EasyDCP software to create DCP files of their completed projects. For more information, please contact the Production Office.
CDM has dedicated resources for students in our Animation program, including access to OptiTrack motion capture equipment. CDM 818 is a Stop Motion Lab, featuring two distinct stop motion stages and capture stations. The Idea Realization Lab in Daley 300 also houses two stop motion labs.