Temple University’s Film and Media Arts Department has three television studios; AVID, Premiere, and Final Cut Pro non-linear film/video editing systems; a hypermedia laboratory for computer controlled and computer generated media; field decks; camcorders; and 24 hour access to graduate editing suites in SVHS, Hi-8, DV, Betacam-SP, and digital non-linear with extensive effects and computer graphics capabilities. Philadelphia area production houses provide professional Betacam-SP, M-II, one inch and D2 facilities. Film facilities include a 16/35 synchronous multi-track recording studio; multitrack digital sound; animation stands; optical printer; Aaton A-Minima Super 16mm, Arriflex, Eclair, and CP-16 cameras; 24p and HDV cameras, and state of the art audio and grip equipment.
Temple University’s Division of Theater, Film and Media Arts is housed in a building designed for teaching, research, and production. The Theater Department, located in Tomlinson Hall. The primary location of the division is Annenberg Hall, which houses the Departments of Film and Media Arts. The television and film production areas (studios and editing, graphics, and film labs) occupy the first floor. Located on the lower level are extensive video and film editing areas, a 75-seat multimedia screening room, photographic labs, and a modern graphics laboratory with Macintosh computers and a laser printer. The third floor includes computerized news writing and editing rooms, and classrooms.
The Joe First Media Center is located on the first floor, linking Annenberg and Tomlinson Halls. The Center is a communications and media hub for the division and Temple School of Media and Communication and includes a cyber café a multimedia information center, and a venue for displaying student work and film screenings. The Blitman Resource Center Library, located on the second level of the Center, provides an extensive collection of materials relating to communications and computer access to library resources throughout Temple.