Apr 292019

Starting May 1st, the Mednick Film Production Lab in NSC 172 will be closed for renovation. Due to construction and space improvements, access to the Color Correction Suite | NSC 172A and the Sound Recording Suite | NSC 172B will be restricted during the week of May 6th – May 12th. The Film Production Lab is scheduled to reopen as the Mednick Advanced Media Lab in late June July.

The renovation and upgrades are funded by a 2017-2018 Technology Fee award and will include improvements to the space’s sound paneling, furniture, and overhead lighting as well provide for ten new Apple 27″ iMac Pro 5K Retina with LG 27″ UltraFine 10-bit / P3 secondary displays and critical software updates.

The project also includes an update to the media server that supports this lab space, the adjouning editorial suites, and dedicated program classrooms.

Apr 232019


The last day of finals for the 2019 Spring semester is Tuesday, April, 30th. Undergraduate access to the Film Program’s production facilities ends at noon on Wednesday, May 1st. Any undergraduate student who needs to gain access to the Film Production Facility during the summer semester must receive approval from the Operations Manager, Jonathan Bowen. Please contact the Film Equipment Room in NSCM 157 for further inquiry at filmoperations@ucf.edu .

Graduate student access to production facilities remains open, other than what will be affected by upcoming lab renovations.

Mar 252019

An introduction to lighting fixtures and the foundational tools used to craft and shape light for motion picture photography.

The Lighting and Grip 101 instructional workshop trains students on the professional handling, safe operation, and basic application of common lighting and grip equipment. It will be hosted on the date and times below. This workshop is open to all Film majors.

PLEASE NOTE: Each workshop session will be limited to 20 people. YOU should contact Yson DeBlois in advance if you wish to reserve a spot in the workshop. Walk-ins are first-come and first-served until we hit 20 participants. Please arrive on time. Reserved spots will be forfeited if you are late to the workshop.

 Lighting and Grip 101 Instructional Workshop:

  • Wednesday, March 27th at 12:00PM – 2:00PM – Film Sound Stage NSC-181A