In the largest green screen in Northern California, you'll use real-time composite monitors and a full array of lighting equipment, including grid lighting, scrims, gel frames, green props, key lights, and more to bring your creations to life.
Use the latest high-end PC and Mac workstations, along with Cintiq tablets, scanners, and a large format printer.
Edit and process video with Mac workstations with Final Cut Pro for input and output, a control room for production and high-end transfers, and rent cameras, lenses, and lighting kits for all your assignments in our video lab.
Record voice-over tracks and sound effects in our industry-standard sound booth.

PC and MAC Lab

The undergraduate/graduate PC and MAC lab is open from 7:30 AM to 12:00 AM, seven days a week.

Our classroom/lab facilities include: 361 PC workstations & 38 MAC workstations

Dell Precision T7610
Intel® Xeon® CPU E5-2680 v2@2.8 @ 2.8GHz, 2.3 GHz
Memory: 32GB
GPU: NVIDIA Quadro 5000
2 Hard Disks Drive 256GB SSD /500GB HDD

Dell Precision T7600
Intel® Xeon® CPU E5-2630 0 @ 2.30GHz, 2.3 GHz
Memory: 32GB
GPU: NVIDIA Quadro 4000
320GB Hard Disk Drive
256GB SSD Drive

Mac Pro (Mid 2010)
CPU: 2x 2.4 GHz Quadcore Xeon
Memory: 12GB
GPU: ATI Radeon HD 5870
1 TB Hard Disk Drive
500GB SSD Drive

3 Flatbed scanners
Accommodations for many different kinds of media, including, all computers have DVD+RW Burner, DVD-RW Burner all workstations have FireWire/USB connections.
HP Color LaserJet 5550dn (room B75) and EPSON Stylus Pro 9890 for large format printing (room 313).

PC workstations in classrooms – 224 computers (dual processor workstations)

  • 348 – 21 computers Dell T7500
  • 349 – 21 computers Dell T7500
  • 350 – 21 computers Dell T7610
  • 351 – 21 computers Dell T7610
  • 352 – 21 computers Dell T7600 21 Wacom tablets
  • 353 – 1 computers midpoint / Final review MAC PRO
  • 358 – 20 classroom/Lab 10 – Dell T7610/10 – MAC PRO


  • 420 – 21computers Dell T7600
  • 425 – 21 computers Dell T7500
  • 804A – 2 computers
  • 809 – 21computers Dell T7500 + 21 Wacom tablets
  • 821 – 21computers Dell T7500 + 21 Wacom tablets
  • 400A – 21 computers new MAC PRO Classroom / LAB + 21 Wacom tablets
  • 2 Labs – 125 computers with DVburners + 68Wacom tablets
  • 3 scanner workstations
  • 2 part time instructors’ workstations
  • Cintiq room 18 - DellT5500/1Dell -T7500 / Cintiq "DTZ-2100 D" screens.

Student Self Service Digitize and Playback area:

  • 6 Editing stations Pro MAC

Animation/Visual Effects Green Screen Studio Class Support:

Classes Support Equipment:

  • Black Magic Cinema Camera 2.5k (tripods, etc.)
  • Canon 5D mark 2 HDSLR
  • 3-Point Arri Light Kit
  • Portable Green Screens

Green Screen Studio – used by classes to shoot keyable footage for class projects and graduate theses.

The studio has its own equipment:

  • 24'x35' Chroma Green Cyc
  • 1 Arri 5K
  • 2 150w Inkies
  • 3 300w Fresnels
  • 3 650w Fresnels
  • 3 4-Bank KinoFlo
  • 1 1-Bank KinoFlo
  • 1 400w Diva Kino
  • 1 400w Diva kino
  • 1 Source 4 Halogen Spot

Grip:

  • Flags, Screens, Gels (Color corrective and Party), Chroma Green Props, Jib and Dolly.

Video Cart:

  • 1 MacPro w/ FCP7
  • 2 HD monitors
  • 1 Panasonic Switcher

Soundbooth: 1 MacPro w/
Sound Editing/Recording Software:
Adobe Audition CS 6
Audacity

These are the Software applications used in the Department:

Adobe: CCMaster collections
Autodesk:

  • 3D Max
  • Maya
  • Motion Builder
  • Mudbox

Maxon: BodyPaint3D
Cinema4D
Pixar:

  • Render Man Pro Server
  • Render Man Studio

Side Effects:

  • Houdini Master
  • Houdini Render

RV
Pixologic – Zbrush
E-on-Vue10
Iridas – Framcycler Pro
Silhouette
Headus –Uv layout
Joealter – Shave&Haircut
Massive
Crazybump
The Foundery – NukeX (includes Keylight&Furnace)
GenArts – Tinder, Sapphire, ParticleIllusion
The Pixel Farm – PfTrack
Luxology – mModo
GenArts – Tinder, Sapphire, ParticleIllusion
Redgiant software – Trapcode
NextLimit – RealFlow 
Imagineer System – Mocha
Anzovin – FaceMachine, SetUp Machine
Vray
Microsoft Office 2013
Qube Render Farm software
Apple Final Cut Pro HD
Toonboom
Lunix OS
Recuva

 

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