Electronic Media and Film

The IEA video and sound studio offers artists an integrated system with real-time video, image-processing software, hardware and video capture.
The studio system includes video capture in Pro-res 422, together with a live HD/4K video production Switcher/Mixer/Keyer and three Panasonic 4K HC-VX981 Video Cameras, and additional Canon Vixia HV40 cameras. Camera inputs are available via both Mac workstations plus two camera inputs are on the ATEM Video Mixer. The studio has LED soft-lights. Systems also include two Mac Pro 3.5 GHz 6-core workstations with a range of software including the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, DaVinci Resolve, Max 7, Touch Designer, Maya and Mudbox, Ableton Live Suite 10 with Max for Live and EboSuite video effects plug-ins.

The audio in the studio includes Quadraphonic monitoring, RME Fireface UFX and PreSonus AR8 Audio mixer and a Stanton T.92 digital turntable. DAW’s include Adobe Audition, Ableton Live Suite 10, Reaper64 with GRM tools and Soundhack plugins.Available for location/field recording are a Panasonic 4K HC-VX981 Video Camera, Canon EOS 5d Mark III DSLR camera, Lenovo Mirage 180°VR camera with Daydream headset and Tascam DR-100 audio recorder.

Residency artists have additional limited scheduled access to Expanded Media Video Studios and historical legacy video systems including the Sandin IP, the Dave Jones Design, FB-1 Frame Buffer (B&W), the Fairlight CVI with an Ikegami color camera and two B&W Ikegami cameras and three Dave Jones Design, Digital Oscillators (video and audio system with Core). Please refer to the facilities page of the website for more specific information.

Visual Arts Program

The IEA’s Experimental Visual Arts Program, Project Residency is particularly looking for artists who want to explore Digital Printmedia technologies to further and expand their working practice.Artists will have access to state-of-the-art digital arts facilities. Access will include a digital large-format printing facility, and facilities for the production of laser cutting, stone lithography, polymer plate – photo intaglio, woodblock, Dye Sublimation transfer prints, bookbinding, and silkscreen printing.

The inkjet printers are Canon models with a capacity of up to 60” wide and the laser cutter’s capacity is up to 24×36″. The Dye Sublimation transfer printer is a 54″ Mimaki TS30-1300 paired with a 44″ x 64″ heat press. Our Sterling Digibinder Plus perfect binder is capable of a maximum 12 1/2″ spine and 2″ thickness. The IEA lab has three Mac Pro 3.5 GHz 6-core workstations with a large range of software including the Adobe Creative Cloud suite and a number video processing programs. Artists have access to a Canon EOS 5d III single-lens reflex still camera and a Creo IQsmart3 10000 dpi resolution large bed scanner. Please refer to the facilities page of the website for more specific information.

We also have access to on-demand printing for book projects.