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Edinburgh Napier University offers a comprehensive professional production facility including the
following resources: Arri Alexa, HDCam, Super 16 mm, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Pro-Tools and a fully
equipped dubbing facility. All these technical resources and the logistic production support
facilities available at ENU will be made available for KEM.
BFM has the state of the art facilities for sound post production and image projection, plus through our
associated partner Estonian Digicenter we have access to newest image post production resources. The
infrastructure that BFM offers includes:
Our school's Nova cinema is equipped with Sony SRX-R515 projector with 4K resolution (4096 ×
2160 pixels) and Dolby Surround 7.1 sound. The sound system was developed by Anders Uggelberg
from Swedish company Procella Audio and calibrated by internationally renown film sound
consultant and full member of the Association of Motion Picture Sound Mark Kenna. As in this JMD
we would be focusing on the technical specializations (cinematography, sound, editing), we believe
that the equipment available for student projects is one of a kind.
BFM Film Studio (160 m2; 13.5x11.85x6.5 m) is customised specifically for film production. With a
workshop, camera, sound and lighting equipment storerooms as well as make-up, dressing and
group rooms, the film studio complex is able to offer a complete service. The film studio can be
used for building sets for movies, short films and commercials. The room is also being used as a
large TV studio (cabling for 8 cameras). The ceiling of the film studio is equipped with motorised
lighting fixtures and there is also cabling for dimmers and DMX control. It is possible to use a black
(360 degree), white and green background. The film studio’s lighting equipment, rails and the
Panther Pick Up dolly are stored in a secure equipment storeroom. The equipment storage room
holds cameras, tripods, field monitors, sound equipment, and portable lighting kits for smaller
productions. Lighting equipment storage room holds lighting and grip equipment. In the studio
there is also readiness for lectures and presentations (Blu-ray player, VGA, HDMI, DVI inputs).
Equipped with a 4.0x2.4 m screen and a full-HD video projector Sony VPLFH30. Multi-camera
recording and Internet live-streaming capability. Radio microphones and professional sound
The Postproduction Centre has eight editing rooms with Apple MacPro and iMac workstations
running Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7 and Avid Media Composer software. To guarantee
standardised audio monitoring, the sound studios and editing rooms all use Genelec 8030 active
speakers. All workstations are connected to a Tiger Technology MetaSAN/MetaLAN SAN shared
drive. And all common formats used in the industry are supported. Output master file (Apple
ProRes, Avid DNxHD), Blu-ray, DVD, DVCAM, Betacam SP, others supported. In co-operation with
Estonian Digital Centre, it is also possible to create 2D/3D DCPs (DVS Clipster), do Arri, Red, Si2k
transcoding, and digitise 16/35 mm film (P+S Technik Steadyframe film scanner).
The BFM study complex has two sound studios and two sound editing rooms that offer a complete
solution, from multi-track recordings and audio editing up to Dolby Surround 7.1 mastering. The
sound studio complex was designed taking into account film and TV production audio
requirements as well as music production needs. The sound studios have a trunk cable connection
with the film and TV studios on the first floor of the building and also with the Tallinn University
ceremonial hall, which gives the option for catering to large scale recordings and live events. It is
also possible to use the sound studios for practical workshops. The first sound studio (54 m2; 212.5
m3; 8.65x6.3x3.9 m) uses Dolby Surround 7.1 compliant monitoring equipment, THX certified
Procella Audio monitors (primary monitors P815-FP, subwoofer P18, surround monitors P8),
Lab.gruppen amplifiers (C28:4 and C20:8X) and a Biamp Nexia SP processor. The monitoring
solution was developed by Anders Uggelberg from Procella Audio in Sweden. The final studio
calibration was performed by Mark Kenna from Film Sound Consultant in England.The Apple
MacPro workstation uses the Avid ProTools HDX system with Icon D-Command controller (a total
of 40 faders and Surround Panner option) and Avid HD I/O 16x16, two Avid PREs and Avid SYNC
HD. It is possible to interconnect with second sound studio equipment (total I/O 32x32 and 32 Avid
PRE inputs). The Waves Mercury Native plug-in collection is also installed. The equipment room
has a Sony VPLFH30 WUXGA (1920x1200 pixel) video projector.
The second sound studio (19.5 m2; 50.7 m3; 3.9x5.0x2.6 m) and the two sound editing rooms use
Avid ProTools HD Native Thunderbolt HD OMNI system with 5.1 Genelec (8030 and 7050)
monitoring and Avid Artist Mix and Artist Control surfaces. Second studio has in addition Avid HD
I/O 16x16 and two Avid PREs that can be shared with first sound studio. The studio uses the
expansive Sound Ideas sound effects and background audio collection, and there is also the
possibility to record Foley sound effects.
BFM has a certified Apple iMac computer lab. The 16 seat computer lab uses 21.5” Apple iMac
computers (2.7 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5, 8GB SDRAM). The classroom also has audio monitors,
a video projector and a screen, which allows lecturers to present content from their screen to the
whole class. All computers are connected to a SAN (Storage Area Network) network drive that
enables simultaneous editing of material in the classroom and in the editing rooms and sound
studios. Apple Remote Desktop allows remote management of all the computers in the classroom.
The computer class meets Apple Authorised Training Centre requirements and is also used for
various Apple training courses.
Media Archive stores BFM student productions. Submitting the final project master and supporting
materials to the archive is the last step in the production process. Media Archive database allows
searching and previewing of graduation films, course projects and practical assignments produced
during courses in BFM. The interface to enter and search the project data is Estonian Film
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias media production centre offers state of the
art facilities for film and media production. The centre includes four fully equipped studios for
photography, film, animation and television production all integrated into one single fiber baser
network and storage facility. The centre offers 68 cameras ranging from traditional 35mm and super
16mm cameras to digital cinema cameras like 4k Red, Sony F5, Black Magic and Canon 5d. The
centre also offers 5:1 equipped sound post-production facilities based on Avid protools technology
and a total of 35 high end editing and post-production Avid Media composer and Final cut solutions
based on Mac platforms. The University also offers its students dedicated MOCAP studio, a mobile
technologies development lab, labs for compositing and 3d creation and dedicated production
facilities and several dedicated computing labs. All these resources will be made available for KEM
and are of great relevance in order to support both individual and team work.
List of core Equipment:
4 studio cameras Sony HDC 1400U
4 LCD Viewfinder Sony HDVF C730
2 Fujinon HA 18x7.6 BERD-S Lenses
2 Fujinon ZA 12x4.5 BERD Lenses
1 Snell & Wilcox Kahuna 1ME/20HD
2 studio stands Vinten Osprey Elite
2 Samsung LCD 52” Monitors
2 XDCAM - Sony PDW HD 1500 recorders
1 Avid Deko 1000HD graphic generator
1 Trilogy 500 45 00 Intercom Unity
2 Sony FWD 40LX2FB Monitors
1 Multicore - Xenon 32x32 HD SDI Evertz XE4-3232HX+2PS
6 Sony LMD 1750W monitors
1 Audio Soudcraft FX16 mixture table
Strand Lighting GSX
Strand Lighting ACT 6+
Strand Lighting Castor 2K
Strand Lighting Iris 1
Strand lighting Orion 4
Strand Lighting Brio 18/30
Strand Lighting Polaris 1K
Ianiro Softlite QR 1250
10 XDCAM - Sony PDW F335
1 Red One Mysterium X Digital Camera
2 Sony F5 Carl Zeiss T2.1 Digital Camera
25 Avid Media Composer V.7 work stations
13 Avid Protools sound stations
20 Nuke post production stations
1 Avid DS post-production stations
1 Avid Unity central storage system
1 Avid LanShare Central Storage System
1 Avid Interplay
DSLR Digital Photo cameras: 1 EOS 5D MKII and 1 EOS 5D MKIII
2 Kaiser Kit StudioLight
5 Canon 1000D
4 Arri Projectors
10 Tripods
5 Canon 1000D
1 Canon 100mm Macro F 2.8 Lens
Cameras: 9 DVCAM; 8 HDV; 6 JVC; 2 MiniDV
1 Blackmagick 2.5 K
2 Sound Devices