Equipment Cage

The AMI equipment cage is located in room 126B of the Rubenstein Arts Center
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Students enrolled in AMI classes and AMI independent study projects may check out gear to use for AMI class projects. Please review our Policies & Procedures for more information.

Fall 2019 semester Cage hours

(Mon September 9 - Friday December 6, 2019)
Mon - Fri 1 - 4 pm

Gear checked out on Thursday must be returned Friday. Gear checked out on Friday is due on Monday. All other checkouts are for 24 - 48 hours.

Production Equipment for Course Work

Students enrolled in AMI classes and AMI independent study projects have access to AMI production equipment for class projects, including:

  • Canon DSLRs  (7D, 60D, 70D, 80D) 
  • Sony A7iii 4K mirrorless DSLRs
  • Sony A6300, A6500 4K mirrorless DSLRs
  • ​Panasonic DVX-200 4K camera
  • Sony FS-5 & FS-5ii 4K camera
  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Cameras
  • Canon Vixia G20 HD cameras
  • Bolex 16mm film cameras
  • Zoom H4N and H5 sound recorders
  • Directional and wireless microphones for various applications
  • Lighting equipment: hard and soft light kits, fresnels, LED lights, and an HMI
  • Grip and camera support equipment including fluid head tripods, a doorway dolly and track, a jib and various camera mounts.

Use of equipment by persons not currently enrolled in AMI classes or for projects that are not part of AMI course work is not permitted. 

However, any student may check out a Nikon D-3200 DSLR and tripod from the AMI equipment cage (provided by Trinity Technology Services) or a wide range of video gear from The Link at Perkins Library.


Post-Production Facilities

Students enrolled in AMI classes have access to the editing facilities in room 234 of the Rubenstein Arts Center, and in Smith Warehouse Bay 12, Room 228. These labs include Apple iMacs running Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Creative Cloud (including Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop). One edit suite in Smith Warehouse contains 16mm bench stations and a 16mm flatbed editor. 

Other Editing Facilities on Campus

  • OIT Multimedia Project Studio on West Campus (006 Bostock Library)
  • Lilly Library computer lab (116 Lilly Library)
  • Old Chem 201