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ACE Producers hosts training days in Finland June 26, 2018 Posted in: Events and Partnerships, News - Aalto Studios' partner, ACE Producers, an organization focused on training and development for established film producers across Europe, hosts Training Days workshop, aimed instead at up-and-coming producers. Send your application to ACE …
Communications Trainee Fall 2018 May 23, 2018 Posted in: Jobs, News - We are looking to hire a communications trainee for Aalto Studios, the new Media Centre at Aalto University, for this autumn. The position is well suited for communications and media …
Multi-Camera Studios Grand Opening! May 2, 2018 Posted in: Multi-camera Studio, News - 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 …
Online learning with Lightboard April 20, 2018 Posted in: News - Fluorescent pens race across the translucent surface, drawing lines and curves, illustrating and annotating a concept in glowing pink or green. Cameras in the darkened room capture the illuminated figures …
Studio Team: Meet Marcus Korhonen April 16, 2018 Posted in: Staff Interviews - Every now and then, we'll share a little bit about the team behind Aalto Studios. Today, we introduce you to Marcus Korhonen, the guy who runs the show around here. Marcus …
Studio Team: Meet Mari Mure April 16, 2018 Posted in: Staff Interviews - Every now and then, we'll share a little bit about the team behind Aalto Studios. Today, we introduce you to Mari Mure, our controller at Aalto Studios. In addition to her role …
Studio Team: Meet Juhani Tenhunen April 16, 2018 Posted in: Staff Interviews - Everyone now and then, we'll share a little bit about the team behind Aalto Studios. Today, we introduce you to Juhani Tenhunen, head of international projects and collaboration at Aalto Studios. Juhani …
Studio Team: Meet Marko Kettunen April 16, 2018 Posted in: Staff Interviews - Every now and then, we'll share a little bit about the team behind Aalto Studios. Today, we introduce you to Marko Kettunen, our stage manager at Kallio Stage. He joined in 2017 …
Studio Team: Meet Helena Bäckman April 13, 2018 Posted in: Staff Interviews - Every now and then, we'll share a little bit about the team behind Aalto Studios. Today, we introduce you to Helena Bäckman, our producer at Aalto Studios. Helena joined us in …
Studio Team: Meet Bjarke Aalto April 13, 2018 Posted in: Staff Interviews - Everyone now and then, we'll share a little bit about the team behind Aalto Studios. Today, we introduce you to Bjarke Aalto, our studio technician at Roihupelto Studios. Bjarke is a …
Final selections made for Hybrid Labs Symposium April 12, 2018 Posted in: Events and Partnerships, International Projects and Collaboration, News, Partners - Hybrid Labs Symposium 2018, taking place at Aalto University at the end of May and beginning of June, announced its selections for participation in the event. The Local Organizing Committee has …
“Weimar” premieres at Kallio Stage, Friday 6.4 April 5, 2018 Posted in: ARTS, Facilities, News, Partners, Performances, Production, Students, Venues - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTBi9I9zrBI&feature=youtu.be Weimar, a performance by faculty and students at Uniarts Helsinki, as well as Aalto University, premieres at Aalto Studios' Kallio Stage in Sörnäinen on Friday, 6.4. The striking trailer …
Made-up Makeup with the Alahouzos Brothers March 28, 2018 Posted in: News - Last week, on an invitation from the MA Costume Design program, renowned special effects makeup artists George and Roulis Alahouzos taught an intensive weeklong course to students at Otakaari 7. …
Come and see Lightboard in action March 26, 2018 Posted in: ARTS, Events and Partnerships, Facilities, News, Otakaari 7, Students - On 9.4, from 13–14.30, Join us to see new visualisation tool Lightboard in action. Lightboard is a transparent drawing board for recording chalk or whiteboard type presentations easily by drawing — …
ÄÄNIAALTO III a weird, roaring success March 15, 2018 Posted in: ARTS, Events and Partnerships, News, Performances, Students, Venues - With the speakers stored away and the lights turned out at Vapaan Taiteen Tila, the third annual — and most successful yet — edition of Ääniaalto came to a close 10.3, Saturday evening. …
Production design students feature in National Museum exhibit March 12, 2018 Posted in: News, Otakaari 7, Students, Studios, Workshop Studios - Last week, Faces 1918 opened at the National Museum in Helsinki, featuring portraits from 100 years ago, reflecting everyday life through portraiture during the ongoing tension the Finnish Civil War. To …
Performance “Dry Storm” a multisensory reflection of existence February 26, 2018 Posted in: News - Just a few days before their show "Dry Storm" opened at Kallio Stage earlier this month, choreographer Sara Gurevitsch sits, laughing, as the six performers leap around the stark-white floor …
Student Lamp Design Exhibition now open in Studio Kipsari February 22, 2018 Posted in: ARTS, Events and Partnerships, Facilities, News, Otakaari 7, Students, Venues - This week and next, Studio Kipsari and Aalto Studios are playing host to Valoa!, an exhibition of artfully-crafted student-designed lamps from the Design Tools course, led by Enni Äijälä. These designers are first year …
Brace your ears: ÄÄNIAALTO III is coming to Kallio Stage February 5, 2018 Posted in: ARTS, Facilities, News, Performances, Students, Venues - Ääniaalto, a wide-ranging festival dedicated to all things sound and new media, featuring works, installations and performances by students at Aalto University's Media Lab in parallel with artists in the new media scene, will …
“Dry Storm” performance premiere at Kallio Stage on 7.2 January 29, 2018 Posted in: News, Performances, Students, Venues - Dry Storm is a new performance piece by students from Aalto ARTS and the Theatre Academy at Uniarts Helsinki. The production  features 6 performers and the work of four students …
Call for Proposals for Hybrid Labs Symposium 2018 January 26, 2018 Posted in: AR, Events and Partnerships, International Projects and Collaboration, MR, News, Partners - Hybrid Labs is a new symposium focused on hybrid knowledge creation, hosted at Aalto University this year from 30 May to 1 June, and the call for proposals is now open, with …
Lighting the way: students learn studio lighting through experimentation January 25, 2018 Posted in: Facilities, Multi-camera Studio, News, Students, Venues - In Aalto Studios' multi-camera production facility the last two weeks, BA scenography students are learning a new outlet for their creativity: lighting. Led by lecturer and professional lighting designer Mia Kivinen, the …
Aalto students bring life to a Wonderland for annual winter musical by Uniarts Helsinki January 23, 2018 Posted in: ARTS, Costume Studios, Facilities, News, Otakaari 7, Workshop Studios - In Aalto Studios' costume studio and set construction workshop Tjaša Frumen and Elina Ström, both MA students in Costume Design, and Oscar Dempsey, MA student in Design for Performing Arts, are hard at work on …
Building and Breaking (and Learning) with Set Construction January 22, 2018 Posted in: Facilities, News, Production, Workshop Studios - Students in Sampo Pyhälä's Construction and Design course have been hard at work the last two weeks in Aalto Studios' set construction workshop space, learning about proper set construction methods …
Studio Kipsari is moving in! January 16, 2018 Posted in: Facilities, News, Otakaari 7, Students, Studio Kipsari - Aalto Studios is delighted to announce the opening of a new cafe, a spin-off of beloved vegetarian/vegan student restaurant, Kipsari, here in Otaniemi at Otakaari 7! Studio Kipsari, as it is called, will …
VR and AR developers share experiences at Aalto Studios over breakfast December 18, 2017 Posted in: AR, Events and Partnerships, Facilities, MR, News, Otakaari 7, Partners, Students, Venues, VR - Last Friday, more than 70 researchers, artists, practitioners, and students interested in virtual and augmented realities joined us and the Aalto Digi Platform for a morning of presentations, discussions, demos and …
ACE Producers hosts second training days in Finland December 8, 2017 Posted in: Events and Partnerships, News, Partners, Venues - This past weekend, Aalto Studios' partner, ACE Producers, an organization focused on training and development for established film producers across Europe, hosted its second-ever "Training Days" workshop, aimed instead at up-and-coming …
Students from Aalto Media Lab to present interactive projects at Kallio Stage December 5, 2017 Posted in: ARTS, Events and Partnerships, Fablab, Facilities, News, Students, Studios, Venues - MA students in New Media will present work they created at the Aalto Fablab on Thursday, December 7th at Aalto Studios' Kallio Stage. The presentations will begin at 19.00. In the …
FabLab at the Espoo Mini Maker Faire November 27, 2017 Posted in: Fablab, News, Production, Students - Last month, our Fab Lab helped organize and participated in the third annual Espoo Mini Maker Faire in collaboration with Wärk Ry and Iso Omena Library. The event took place at …
New Arri film production lights in Roihupelto Studios and on Aalto Takeout November 22, 2017 Posted in: Equipment Takeout, Facilities, Multi-camera Studio, News, Production, Venues - Aalto Studios now has a set of Arri lights for Roihupelto Studios, to go along with our recently acquired set of Arri Amira film production cameras. The new set of …
Interested in AR and VR? Like breakfast? November 21, 2017 Posted in: AR, ARTS, Events and Partnerships, News, VR - Join us on Thursday, 14.12 for breakfast and a morning of AR and VR conversations and demos hosted by Aalto Studios' in our canteen space at Otakaari 7! This event …
Aalto Studios Has Launched November 10, 2017 Posted in: News - Thank you all the attendees for launching Aalto Studios with us! Hundreds of guests joined us yesterday as we introduced our facilities and services here at Otakaari 7 and shared information …
Thank You for the Aalto Studios Hackathon 2017 November 7, 2017 Posted in: Events and Partnerships, New Building Project, News, Students - Aalto Studios hackathon took place on 31st of October and brought together great mix of people from different backgrounds. We want to thank all the participants for their contribution! According to …
IMAGO Awarded International Cinematographers in Espoo November 1, 2017 Posted in: Events and Partnerships, International Projects and Collaboration, News, Partners - Aalto Studios congratulates all the winners of the first time ever organised IMAGO International Awards for Cinematography. IMAGO, the European Federation of Cinematographers, celebrated their 25th anniversary in the awards hosted by …
Multi-Cam Productions with Cinema Cameras October 31, 2017 Posted in: Multi-camera Studio, News, Production, Studios - Aalto Studios is happy to announce the newest addition to our production gear, a 4K rack for our Arri Amira cameras. Due to this investment, we are the first in Finland …
A life Premiere at Kallio Stage October 26, 2017 Posted in: ARTS, News, Performances - Uniarts Helsinki Theatre Academy and Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture present a collaboration piece called a life. The piece will have its premiere on Thursday 16th November at 7pm at …
Arri Amira Training Days October 25, 2017 Posted in: News, Production - Want to learn how to shoot with Arri cameras? Aalto Studios organises a training day for Arri Amira cameras on 6th – 7th November. Due to the advanced technological level of our Arri …
Scale Modeling in the 3D Era October 24, 2017 Posted in: ARTS, News, Students, Workshop Studios - High-end 3D modeling, computer graphics and apps. Are physical scale models in set design needed anymore? The answer is yes. Along other purposes, the tactile model is still the best …
ACE Producers Examining New Forms for Audiovisual Storytelling October 17, 2017 Posted in: International Projects and Collaboration, News, Partners, VR - Our partner’s ACE Producers' 27th annual training programme got off to a good start in Helsinki last week in a Content Development Workshop supported by Aalto University. Along with other topics, their week-long workshop …
A!OLE – Changing the Educational Culture at Aalto University October 16, 2017 Posted in: AR, Events and Partnerships, News, VR - Aalto Online Learning –A!OLE pilots are using and creating new pedagogical methods and tools, and essentially creating contents for online/blended learning settings within Aalto University. Two of the focus themes …
Espoo Mini Maker Faire Coming Up! October 12, 2017 Posted in: Fablab, News - 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 …
BA Student Joona Huotari’s Costumes in Rinaldo Opera October 10, 2017 Posted in: ARTS, Costume Studios, News, Students - Aalto University BA student from Costume Design, Joona Huotari, is designing the costumes for G.F Händel’s Opera Rinaldo. The opera is produced by Juvenalia Music Institute, for the first time in …
Surface Texture and Light Course Open Demo October 9, 2017 Posted in: ARTS, News - Surface Texture and Light course has an open demo on Friday 13th October at 1pm in Lintulahdenkatu 3, Helsinki. All Aalto people are welcome. If chromatics, dramaturgy or space and …
Hack the Future of Aalto Studios October 6, 2017 Posted in: New Building Project, News, Students - Aalto Studios is the media center of the future. It goes live in 2020 at the heart of the Otaniemi campus. But how do we make sure it’s not just …
ACE Producers and Aalto Studios Presents: VR – the Future of Film Making? October 6, 2017 Posted in: International Projects and Collaboration, News, Partners, VR - Aalto Studios is hosting a workshop day for our partner ACE Producers about VR as the future of storytelling. The event is part of ACE’s annual training programme for experienced international producers. …
IDBM Challenge Is Exploring Challenge-Based Learning September 27, 2017 Posted in: Events and Partnerships, News, Students - International Design Business Management Master Programme at Aalto is running IDBM Challenge, probably the world’s first challenge-based multidisciplinary hybrid course. They will produce a series of interviews that are available …
Aalto Studios Announces Collaboration with Arri Group September 27, 2017 Posted in: Equipment Takeout, News, Partners, Production - Aalto Studios is pleased to announce the next major upgrade to our production facilities; an investment in three new digital Arri Amira film production cameras. We have also confirmed our collaboration …
Other/Cinema Screening Series at Kallio Stage by Critical Cinema Lab September 22, 2017 Posted in: ARTS, News - Other/Cinema screening and discussion series by Critical Cinema Lab commences on September 28th at our newly opened Kallio Stage in Helsinki. Other/Cinema series deals with the theme of ‘Other’ from a …
Audiovisual Finland Seminar about Contracting in International Co-Productions September 19, 2017 Posted in: Events and Partnerships, News, Partners, Venues - Thank you all the interesting guests for sharing knowledge and case examples at the ”Anatomy of Contracts and Deal Making – International Co-Productions” seminar at our Odeion Screening Auditorium 12th …
State of the Art in VR – Guest Lecture by Steven LaVille September 15, 2017 Posted in: AR, MR, News, Partners, VR - Mobile Systems Programming course at Aalto presents a guest lecture about “State of the Art in VR” by Steven LaVille, Vice President and Chief Scientist of VR/AR/MR at Huawei Technologies. …
Workshop Health and Safety Course September 8, 2017 Posted in: Facilities, News, Students, Workshop Studios - Before working at our costume and workshop studios users need to attend Workshop Health and Safety course. The course is kind of like a driving license for the workshops. These …
Mini Maker Faire Calling for Makers! September 6, 2017 Posted in: Fablab, News, Partners - Our Aalto FabLab is organising Espoo Mini Maker Faire together with Wärk Ry and Iso Omena library 13.-14.10.2017. The event is open for everybody. If you want to showcase your …
Welcome New Students! August 29, 2017 Posted in: ARTS, News, Students - Our building at Otakaari 7 was suddenly packed yesterday when the new Aalto students were getting to know Aalto Studios as part of their orientation program. They were introduced with …
Finding New Ways of Working at ARTS Eloseminaari August 28, 2017 Posted in: ARTS, News - Aalto Studios participated in the School of Arts, Design and Architecture (ARTS) Eloseminaari 2017 at Gumbostrand Konst & Form in Sipoo about the One Campus project. It’s exciting times for the …
Future Opportunities with Supercell! August 22, 2017 Posted in: Events and Partnerships, News, Partners - Aalto University has received a grant of EUR 250,000 from Supercell, the gaming company. Game development is one of the core interests of Aalto Studios so we're really looking forward to …
Sivari (Civilian Service) AV Assistant Position Open August 17, 2017 Posted in: Equipment Takeout, Jobs, News - We have a job position open for a person looking to fulfil their non-military service duties, working with our audiovisual equipment and facilities.
Get in on VR/AR/MR. Free meetup event by FIVR at Microsoft Flux. June 15, 2017 Posted in: AR, MR, News, Partners, VR - Our friends at the Finnish Virtual Reality Association FIVR still have free tickets for their June 20th meetup at Microsoft Flux. If you want to get in on the local …
Otakaari 7 main entrance closes for renovations June 7, 2017 Posted in: Facilities, News, Otakaari 7 - The first round of modernizing our entry floor restaurant and event area at Otakaari 7 is nearing completion. Starting Monday June 12th, we’ll start work at the gallery and open …
Aalto Studios announces major investment in Avid solutions June 5, 2017 Posted in: News, Post Production - 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 …
Communications Trainee Wanted May 29, 2017 Posted in: Jobs, News - We are looking to hire a communications trainee for Aalto Studios, the new Media Centre at Aalto University. The position is well suited for communications and media students looking for …
A Quiet Launch for the Web Site May 17, 2017 Posted in: News - 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 …
Summer Renovation 2017 March 28, 2017 Posted in: Facilities, News, Otakaari 7 - Starting Monday April 3rd, our 2017 summer renovation round at Otakaari 7 begins in the ground floor. In the first round, we'll remove the ceiling paneling from the cafeteria side …
Harald Herlin Learning Centre joins Aalto Takeout March 19, 2017 Posted in: Equipment Takeout, News, Web Studio - Aalto Takeout, the centralized equipment lending service developed at Aalto Studios originally to manage our own equipment, adds a new member location. We welcome the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, who …
Virtual reality is virtually here December 21, 2016 Posted in: Columns, News - 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 …

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