The facilities for students studying one of the Film programmes include a flexible TV studio space which houses the majority of our practical teaching, studio based shoots and small set builds.
We also have a wide range of camera, sound, lighting and grip equipment capable of supporting both our undergraduate and postgraduate students on their drama, documentary, experimental, studio-based and location-based projects.
The digital cinema camera package at ECA includes a Red Scarlet camera, and a set of Arri Ultra Prime lenses with full accessories. We also own a Panasonic HPX2700G Varicam, Panasonic HVX 200, Sony Z7 HDV and Sony HVR cameras. We have a full 16mm film kit, several drama lighting kits, location sound recording kits, and multiple microphones and radio mics. We have full grip/camera support packages including our recently acquired Ronin handheld 3 axis gimbal stabilization system.
Other facilities include:
- A post-production studio with 5 Mac Pro Dual Screen workstations running Final Cut Pro, Compressor, DVD Studio and Logic Pro.
- 4 self-contained post-production suites, running Avid Media Composer, Pro Tools, RedCineX and Da Vinci Lite.
- Da Vinci Resolve grading suite capable of mastering and grading HD, 2K, and 4K material in real time. This suite also doubles as a further Avid Edit suite. All our post-production facilities fully support a complete digital workflow.
- Our current 50 capacity cinema space provides a multi-purpose facility for screening films, teaching seminars and hosting masterclasses. We are currently in the process of upgrading this facility to include a bespoke Cinema and industry standard post production suites.