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Facilities

Our purpose-built £30m media complex is central to our teaching

We use industry-standard equipment and software across all areas from theatre lighting to RED Digital Cinema production camera kits, to postproduction and interactive media with leading industry packages.

We have two professional theatres, two television studios, a large sound stage, production labs, postproduction facilities, a digital cinema, rehearsal rooms, a full-wall 3Sixty room, computer labs and an interactive design lab. 

Further details on our equipment and software for location, postproduction and interactive media.

Facilities are available for commercial hire by industry professionals. 

Scenic Stage Theatre

We have a 200-seat scenic stage professional theatre with large backstage area, sophisticated lighting desk, cueing systems and audio facilities. 

Theatre specifications

TV Studios

We have two broadcast ready HD TV studios. Both studios have a full pantograph and trolley lighting system, with a range of professional lights; and double cyclorama rails with white, black and green cloths.

TV studio specifications

Black Box

Our multipurpose black box theatre has a full lighting grid and gantry. This can be configured as a live theatre with tiered seating, in-the-round theatre, or shooting stage for film and TV production.

Black Box specifications

Digital cinema

We have a 150-seat industry-standard cinema, with a 4K projector and full surround sound. We use this as one of our teaching spaces, it is also suitable for launches and press previews.

Cinema specifications

Rehearsal rooms

We have two rehearsal rooms, one with a sprung floor for dance and movement. We also have dressing rooms and make-up and costume facilities.

Rehearsal rooms specifications

Postproduction

We have two postproduction labs featuring Adobe Creative Cloud, Pro Tools, Da Vinci, Resolve, Nuke and other industry packages. We have a large suite for audio finishing, with two mixing theatres, a live room and a Foley pit.

Picture finishing and render farm specifications

Audio suite specifications

Interactive Media and Design Labs

The interactive media lab has interactive peripherals such as Wacom Cintiq, games consoles, Leap Motion sensors, tracking cameras and high-end immersive VR headsets. Our bespoke interactive design lab includes user experience evaluation and creative design work, which is equipped with 3D printing facilities.

Lab specifications