Making Center Fall 2020 and Covid-19 Updates


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Motion Capture Studio

66 Fifth Ave, Basement   •   Hours
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Welcome to the Motion Capture Studio!

We are open by appointment only this fall. Please see below steps to request a reservation.

To request equipment please follow these steps:


  1. Fill out the brief campus access survey. This will help Choose your building, and ensure you are tested.
  2. Make a Tech Consultation*. Click on this link or look for the flashing red button on the right-hand sidebar.
  3. Request a seat at least 48 hours in advance of coming to campus. After scheduling a tech consultation (or sometimes even during one!), request a seat via relevant area.

Thank you for your patience and understanding! Please email us at if you have any questions.


Please note that orientations will not be offered in the Fall 2020 Semester. Students who were oriented in the past will retain access.

    The Still Picture & Motion Capture Studio is equipped with an OptiTrack mo-cap system and a retractable 12′ wide seamless background holder, the studio allows for a range of digital production including virtual, augmented, and mixed reality, video game design, digital animation, dynamic projection mapping, data visualization, live performance, and photography. Photographic equipment includes: ProFoto strobes and base grip equipment including c-stands, grip arms, umbrellas, and gray, white, and black seamless.

Please Note: Only students enrolled in certain classes will have access at this time. All students working in the space will have to go through an orientation session and a one-on-one training workshop as well as the completion of several homework assignments (with a technician) before they can book the studio. Pop-up studio kits available for check-out to students through the ERC. The pop-up studio kit includes a background stand and the choice of white or black backdrop. Students can additionally reserve a variety of continuous lights and full-frame DSLRs.




Related Equipment and Tools

• AC Strobe Light Kit