Library Services
Media Production Center
  • Bring your imagination to life

    In the Lemieux Library's Media Production Center you have access to all the tools, training and support, you need to take a your creative idea from concept to the big screen (or YouTube, or a smartphone, or a car stereo...). Come in and see what we offer.

    Purpose:

    The purpose of Seattle University’s Media Production Center (MPC), located on the first floor of the Lemieux Library, is to enhance the Seattle University student experience by offering the tools, training and space for students, clubs, faculty & staff to create their own original multimedia productions.

    Although class-related productions are given top priority, the production and post-production equipment/software are also available to students, faculty and staff for personal development and artistic vision. Whether you’d like to produce a documentary, sports highlight reel, slide show, graphic animation, digital art, an original movie, music video, or original music composition – we are here to help!

    We will not do your project for you or offer a production team, but we will provide training opportunities and the majority of the tools you’ll need to complete your own production. You supply the crew and we supply the tools. It all begins with aRequest Form (See top of page.)

    The Recording Studio , Editing Rooms and Screening Room require advance reservations.

    Appropriate Use:

    The MPC is available for the creation of multimedia productions only. This includes Video, Audio, Music, Photo, Animation and Graphics. The MPC is not available for use as a computer lab for papers or basic Internet access. Although we support the creation multimedia content for class presentations, the MPC is not to be used to create actual presentations such as PowerPoint, Keynote, or Prezi.

    If schedule or resource demands conflict, the following list will determine who gets top priority and who may have to reschedule or wait for availability:
    1. Student creating a multimedia project for a specific class
    2. Faculty/Staff creating a multimedia project designed to support a specific class
    3. Student/Faculty/Staff creating a multimedia project for an official SU club/sport
    4. Student creating a Departmental or University-wide multimedia project
    5. Faculty/Staff creating a Departmental or University-wide multimedia project
    6. Student creating a multimedia project for personal development or artistic vision
    7. Faculty/Staff creating a multimedia project for personal development/artistic vision

    Support:

    We support and provide training for all production equipment (Video/Audio/Lighting) that is part of the MPC. Unfortunately, we may not be able to help you with outside equipment that is not part of the MPC.

    We support and provide training for the following software: Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Creative Suite Production Premium CS6, Logic Pro X, Garage Band, and iMovie.

    The MPC uses Mac computers & software only. No support is given to PC based equipment or software.

    • The MPC is not responsible for and does not provide storage of your electronic files.
    • Users are required to provide their own storage device (hard drive, laptop, etc.).
  • Winter Quarter 2014

    Service Hours
    Monday9am-9:30pm
    Tuesday9am-9:30pm
    Wednesday9am-9:30pm
    Thursday9am-9:30pm
    Friday9am-5pm
    SaturdayCLOSED- 
    Sunday11am-9:30pm
    Spring Break Hours - March 23-30
    SundayCLOSED- 
    Mon- Thu10am-6pm
    Friday10am-5pm
    Sat & SunCLOSED- 
     
    Detailed library hours.