Aalto Studios’ Workshops as Laboratories for New Materials

Continues in English below. All photos by Urs Dierker. Aalto Studiosin työpajat uusien materiaalien laboratoriona Aalto Studiosin työpajat tarjoavat monipuolisen ympäristön erilaisille kokeellisille tuotannoille. Esimerkiksi elokuva- ja televisiolavasteiden sekä puvustuksen suunnittelu voi hyötyä aivan uudenlaisella tavalla työpajojen laboratoriomaisesta ympäristöstä. Elokuva- ja tv-tuotannot sinänsä ovat oivallinen ympäristö uudenlaisten materiaalien ja raikkaan designin testaamiselle.  Työpajamme tarjosivat kevään […]

Civilian service positions available at Aalto Studios

(Due to the nature of the posting, it’s in Finnish. For more information, ask us at studios@aalto.fi) Siviilipalvelukseen Aalto Studiosille (AV-assistentti, 2 paikkaa) Etsimme audiovisuaalisesta alasta kiinnostuneita siviilipalvelushenkilöitä seuraaviin tehtäviin: AV-assistentti (Aalto Studiosin kalustovuokraamo)Haemme vastuuntuntoista ja aktiivista ihmistä huolehtimaan AV-välineistä ja -tiloista Aalto Studiosissa.Aalto Studios ylläpitää studioita, kehittää ja edistää media-alan tutkimusta ja koulutusta. Se […]

Aalto Studios Open Call grants funding and resources to three projects

Panorama depicting the Tom of Finland room in The Tom House. Photo: Márton Jelinkó The Aalto Studios Open Call in co-operation with AVEK, The Promotion Center for Audiovisual Culture, has granted funding and resourcing for three extended reality themed projects. ”The House of Tom” produced by the studio Donkey Hotel receives 6000 € of AVEK […]

Connecting the Dots: an AI Exhibition

This exploration of science and art in the world of artificial intelligence, organized by the Finnish Centre for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and Aalto Digi Platform, was on display in the Dipoli exhibition space from Nov 27th 2019 to Jan 15th 2020. The web site at https://connecting-dots.aalto.fi describes the works in detail and is one of […]

Master your local Makerspace – Join Fab Academy 2020 at the Aalto Fablab

Have you seen them? They are growing in numbers all around the world; spaces for making (almost) anything using computer aided design, digital fabrication, electronics and programming. There might be one in your neighborhood, or in your organization. Whether you’re a user or a manager of a makerspace, there’s always so much to learn. What […]

Games and Virtual Reality in Performing Arts – Minor Programme Application Open

Aalto Studios is happy to provide a wide range of our facilities for this ambitious, interdisciplinary minor programme arranged by departments at both Aalto University and the University of Arts. The application time for exchange students is 15.9-15.10.2019 so there’s still a few days to act. Find out how at: https://www.aalto.fi/en/news/games-and-virtual-reality-in-performing-arts-gvripa-minor-apply-now For any questions on the […]

Motion Capture Demo Day

Our high end, Hollywood quality motion capture facility at Roihupelto Studios is available to all Aalto University as part of the Aalto Studios resource buffet. Come join us for an open Motion Capture Demo Day, where you get a chance to talk with our experts and find ways to use this Motion Analysis based technology as […]

Glue Workshop – a customizable platform for collaboration

You’ve heard about using extended reality for collaboration. Meetings, working together over long distances, experiencing shared spaces. But how exactly do you do that? We’re hosting a workshop on Glue, a platform for virtual face-to-face collaborations in custom environments, on a variety of hardware platforms, such as VR, AR, mobile, and desktop. Matti Pouhakka from Fake […]

ERASMUS+ funding for FABLABs – New Technologies in Adult Education

The Aalto Fablab here at Aalto Studios is a partner in a new project “FABLABs – New Technologies in Adult Education”, joining Fablab peers from Poland, France, Portugal and Iceland. Coordination is handled by Warsztaty Kultury W Lublinie in Poland, the two year effort starting in November 2019 supported by funding from the Erasmus+ programme. […]

24 Days of December

Here’s a little thing to lighten up the dark December days on campus! A daily discovery awaits the fastest and firstest person to figure out our daily clue posted on Instagram at 9.00 in the morning. Here’s how to participate We post a clue in our Instagram feed at 9.00. You can follow us at […]

Multi-Camera Studios Grand Opening!

Where do you find the best picture quality for real time production in Finland? Our Multi-Camera Studio in Roihupelto, that’s where! It’s equipped with four Arri Amira UHD cameras for shooting and recording multi-camera productions in UHD resolution. It comes with a separate control room, enabling live mixing with a Blackmagic Atem 4K mixer and […]

Espoo Mini Maker Faire Coming Up!

Final preparations, posters printing as our Fablab is participating in the Espoo Mini Maker Faire this weekend 13.-14.10 at Iso Omena in Espoo. From their site: “Espoo Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly festival of science, art and technology. Maker Faires bring together hobbyists, engineers, hackers, artists, students and enthusiasts of all ages. A maker […]

Aalto Studios announces major investment in Avid solutions

We are happy to announce some considerable upgrades to our high end audiovisual post production facilities here at Aalto Studios. These include an Avid NEXIS® | E2 system, Avid Pro Tools® | S6 mixing consoles and more. From the press release by Avid: “We are very pleased to continue our successful relationship with Aalto Studios,” […]

A Quiet Launch for the Web Site

We’re quietly starting to turn on the lights on our web site, rolling out new content piece by piece. In anticipation of the grand opening of our temporary Otakaari 7 spaces in September, this site will introduce our resources and initiatives in detail before that. When the autumn term at Aalto University kicks off, we’ll […]

Virtual reality is virtually here

Our Academic Director at Aalto Studios, professor Aleksi Bardy wrote an article on Virtual Reality and Aalto Studios for the Aalto University Magazine. “At Aalto University, VR is being explored in numerous settings, and aficionados can be found in nearly everywhere. Researchers and students are keenly exploring, for example, virtual auditory environments, VR instruments, VR […]