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Film Cage, Studios & Resources

Our Film/Video students have access to an exceptional array of film equipment, black box studios, lighting studios, and screening rooms.

Film and Video students learn and work with a range of analog and digital technologies to develop their personal voice within the field. Students have access to an extensive range of traditional film cameras and new and emerging technologies that include: the Film and Film Equipment Cage, Video Black Box Studio, Film Lighting Studio, Handmade Film Studio, Screening Rooms, Film/video Computer Editing Classrooms.

Film Cage

The Film Cage is located in East Hall, room E120 and offers students in the Film/Video major and elective classes access to Film, Video, and Audio equipment.


Monday: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am – 2:00pm, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11:00am – 2:00pm, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Friday: 11:00am – 2:00pm

Equipment Reservations

Reservations will no longer be taken via email. They must be done in person during equipment hours or on-line. 

Film Studio Policies

The Film/Video department uses an online calendar to schedule studio spaces. Please check with the studio manager regarding policies and procedures when booking film spaces.

Film and Video Supplies

  • Supplies from the Film Cage: daylight spools, etc.
  • Supplies from the Art supply and Bookstore: Blu Ray Disks, HDV Tape, DVD Disks, film cores, splicing tape, and mag.

Screening rooms & Sound room

May be signed out for shows (during non-class hours) and after workshops from the Studio Manager

Steenbeck Room

Four-hour time-slots are recommended, starting at 10, 2, and 6. You may sign up later, but after Spring break your time should end at one of those hours (i.e. 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.). If you are more than 1/2 hour late, another waiting student may take your time. Keys can be signed out from film cage, or public safety. Studio manager can open room during normal operating hours.

Senior Steenbeck

Preference given to seniors and graduate students, who may sign up anytime in the semester for this room.

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621 Huntington Ave,
Boston, MA 02115

(617) 879-7000