Media Composer Down!

1200px-Avid_logo_purple_2017.svgDue to an issue with the floating license server, Avid Media Composer is temporarily unavailable on all lab computers. Thanks for your patience as we work to resolve the issue.

UPDATE: Media Composer is back up and running. If you experience any additional problems, please be sure to report them. 

Hold Off on AMC 2018 Upgrade!

avid-facebook-thumb-22Some students have reported compatibility issues between Avid Media Composer 2018 and previous versions. We are working to find a solution, but it is recommended that you hold off on upgrading until the issue is resolved. Stay tuned for more updates.

Free Weekly Film Series

CinemathequeLogoThe Cinema & Television Department is proud to present the Drexel Cinematheque, a free weekly film series featuring films handpicked by the Cinema & Television faculty. Screenings are held every Monday night at 7PM in the Crosland Screening Room (UCROSS 030). You can check out the full schedule here.

Free Drinking Buddies Screening with Director Joe Swanberg

bbW0IzXz4Qbjqz1Y0vIX9lDWuV1There will be a free screening of Drinking Buddies with Director Joe Swanberg on Monday, January 14th at 7PM in University Crossings 028. You can watch the trailer here. There will be additional screenings and workshops with Joe Swanberg on Monday, January 14th and Tuesday, January 15th. Stop by University Crossings 057 for more details. 

The Roast of Rachel Prettyman

Roast of Rachel Prettyman

Come see Cinema & Television student Rachel Prettyman get roasted by her peers! The roast will take place on Thursday, January 10th at 7:15PM in the Large Screening Room (UCROSS 028). Doors open at 6:15PM, and there is a $4 admission fee. All proceeds will go towards Rachel Prettyman’s senior film Spare Me.

HOLD OFF ON UPGRADE!

premiere-coverDue to licensing issues beyond our control, the Cinema & Television Department (along with the rest of Westphal) is unable to update to Adobe CC 2019 at this time. Since Adobe products are not backwards compatible, it is strongly advised that you hold off on updating your personal computers until this licensing issue is resolved. Thanks for you patience and understanding while we work towards a solution. 

Tentacle Sync Studio

tentacle_sync_e_infographic_audio_timecode_built-in_microphoneDue to the success of the Timecode Workshop, Tentacle Sync Studio is now available on all DIT computers in the Equipment Room. Tentacle Sync Studio allows you to seamlessly sync video and audio using the Tentacle Sync Timecode Generator system. You can learn more about Tentacle by clicking here.

Timecode Workshop!

1There will be a Timecode Workshop on Wednesday, November 28th at 3PM in University Crossings 026.  Learn how to seamlessly sync video and audio for your projects. The Workshop will also cover how to use the newly acquired Tentacle Sync Timecode Generator system. 

Die Hard Holiday Screening

die-hard-51a760318bc58-768x432After a two year hiatus, the annual free holiday screening of Die Hard is back! The screening will be held on Thursday, November 29th at 6:30PM. Free pizza will be served at 6PM. While visiting the office of his estranged wife Holly (Bonnie Bedevil), NYPD officer John McClane (Bruce Willis) takes matters into his own hands when the building is occupied by a group terrorists led by the maniacal Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman). You can watch the trailer here