Housed in Adler Journalism Building (AJB) and Becker Communications Studies Building (BCSB), our facilities include three film & tv studios, industry-grade cameras and sound equipment, professional editing suites and much more. The video below offers a useful overview of the classroom and studio spaces in which you would be working as a Cinematic Arts student:








Our Film and Video Production Courses also introduce students to a wide array of cutting-edge tools and technology:

Production resources

  • Digital cinema cameras including Black Magic Ursa 4K, Black Magic pocket cameras, Canon C100.
  • DSLR cameras including Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 7D, Canon 60D. 
  • Panasonic AF100 HD cameras
  • A large fleet of additional prime and zoom lenses to fit both Panasonic and Canon cameras.
  • A variety of smaller HD video cameras
  • 16mm equipment, including Bolex, Arri S, Arri SR cameras
  • Tripods
  • Sound recorders including Zoom H4N, Marantz PMD 661 and Sound Device 702, Zoom H6, Zoom F4.
  • Microphones ranging from hypercardiod to dynamic to lavalier to wireless
  • Lighting equipment including tungsten, fluorescent and HMI kits
  • Assorted grip equipment including C-stands, flags, silks, nets, apple boxes and various other grip hardware
  • Dolly system with both riding dolly and tripod-mounted dolly, both use track. We have straight and curved track
  • Redrocks handheld shoulder rigs, complete with follow-focus
  • Pocket or “slider” dolly
  • Jib arm
  • Steadicam system
  • Portable greenscreen as well as access to our professional blue screen curtain in Studio A production space
  • Studio A, Studio B, and Studio C production spaces
  • Whisper room located in Studio B (soundproof booth for voice-over recording and/or foley and ADR (automated dialogue replacement)

Post-production facilities

  • Mac computers with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and other creative suite apps.
  • Pro Tools, DaVinci Resolve color
  • 16mm editing tables and splicers
  • Steenbeck flatbed 16mm editor
  • JK Optical printer
  • Oxberry animation stand

We have been able to upgrade our hardware and software on a yearly basis. We have four full-time staff dedicated to maintaining the equipment. For more information, please visit the CLAS Production Unit website.