Creative Technologies seminar – New forms of social interaction - Welcome to the first Creative Technologies seminar of the year! The seminar is themed New Forms of Social Interaction. Professor Giulio Jacucci from the University of Helsinki, will present on the topic… January 19, 2023Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesEvents and PartnershipsNews
Aalto Digital Creatives afterwork – Entrepreneurial mindset in the creative industries - Welcome to the entrepreneurial mindset in the creative industries afterwork event. In this event, creative industry experts discuss the characteristics of creative industry entrepreneurship and the often-looming conflict in combining arts… January 19, 2023Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesARTSEvents and PartnershipsNews
Creative industry pre-incubator program is calling for applications - The program is looking for individuals or teams with a business idea where creativity meets digital technology. The deadline for applications is on 14.2.2023 and the program runs from March… January 2, 2023Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesARTSEvents and PartnershipsNewsPartners
Apply for extended reality (XR) funding from the EMIL network - EMIL (European Media and Immersion Laboratory) is a pan-European eXtended Reality (XR) Lab network composed of four major European academic institutions, with a mission to accelerate development of virtual, augmented and… December 15, 2022Posted in: Extended RealityInternational Projects and CollaborationNewsPartners
Mediaspace Open Day on Podcast Production and new VR Hub goodness - Join us for an afternoon of learning about services and resources we provide to all Aalto University. On Thursday 8.12 at 14.00, we have these two topics on the menu:… November 24, 2022Posted in: Extended RealityLearn to VRNewsSelf ServiceWeb Studio
Creative Technologies Seminar - We warmly welcome you to the Creative Technologies seminar on December 1st 2022 at 14.00. The event is organised in the Harald Herlin Learning Centre on the Hybrid Stage in Makerspace… November 17, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesEvents and PartnershipsNews
Finalizing the “FABLABs – new technologies in adult education” Project - We are happy to announce the "FABLABs - new technologies in adult education" project is complete, and we are ready to share the results. The 34-month-long project was a collaboration… November 14, 2022Posted in: FablabInternational Projects and CollaborationNews
MAGICS-Aalto Community Event - Welcome to the second MAGICS community event of this semester! The community gathers together people from the fields of media, arts, games, interaction, computing and science. In October 2021, we… November 9, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesARTSEvents and PartnershipsNews
Civilian Service Opportunities Starting… Now! - The following ad is posted in Finnish, as it provides information on a job position for performing Civilian Service duties at Aalto Studios. AV-Assistentti (Aalto Studios Takeout) Aloituspäivä: Heti Haemme… October 27, 2022Posted in: Equipment TakeoutJobsNews
MAGICS 2022: Be inspired by research! - We warmly welcome you to the MAGICS 2022: Be inspired by research! event on the 27 October from 14-16. The event is organised in the Harald Herlin Learning Centre on… October 24, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesEvents and PartnershipsNews
Hybrid Stage Housewarming - We’re looking forward to seeing you all this Thursday 06.10.2022 at the new state-of-the-art hybrid event stage located on the Harald Herlin Learning Centre K-floor. There is no RSVP to this event.… October 5, 2022Posted in: FacilitiesNewsProductionVenues
Creative Technologies Seminar - We warmly welcome you to the second Creative Technologies seminar on the 6 October 2022 at 14.00 (EEST, GMT+3). The event is organised in Harald Herlin Learning Centre on the Hybrid Stage… September 21, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesARTSEvents and PartnershipsNews
Creative Technologies Seminar - We warmly welcome you to the first Creative Technologies seminar on the 8 September 2022 at 14.00 (EEST, GMT+3). The event is organised in V002 Saastamoisen Säätiö, Ekonominaukio 1, Espoo. The seminar… September 1, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesARTSEvents and PartnershipsNews
Aalto Digital Creatives info session - We welcome you to the Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator program's info session. Time: Tuesday 30.8.2022 | 11:30–12:30  Place: Aalto Startup Center 1st floor lounge | A Grid, Otakaari 5, Espoo… August 25, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesARTSEvents and PartnershipsNews
Aalto University’s creative industry pre-incubator program is calling for applications - The program is looking for individuals or teams with a business idea where creativity meets digital technology. The deadline for applications is on 11.9.2022 and the program runs from October… August 24, 2022Posted in: News
Looking for an Audio Post-production expert to join us - Aalto Studios was looking for an audio and post-production technician. This is a fixed- term position (2 years), starting on 01.10.2022.  Sound and technology are your passions. You can name… August 16, 2022Posted in: JobsNews
Introducing Art & Tech Open Call ’22 finalists - This year, the Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Open Call final takes place on stage at the Media Lab Demo Day event on 1.6.2022. The jury has selected nine… May 31, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesARTSEvents and PartnershipsNews
Hybrid Stage Pilot – Construction Underway - As one of the developments taking us closer to the future event space, which will be built in Otakaari 2A, the construction of the Hybrid Stage Pilot has started in… May 13, 2022Posted in: FacilitiesNew Building ProjectNewsVenues
Riegl VZ-400i environmental 3D scanner full-day training session - Time: Tuesday 3.5.2022 | 09:00-16/16:30  Place: Aalto Fablab | Otakaari 7, Espoo  Aalto Fablab is hosting a full-day training session where you can learn how to use the Riegl VZ-400i… April 27, 2022Posted in: Equipment TakeoutEvents and PartnershipsFablabFacilitiesNewsStudios
Fablab user questionnaire prize time! - The Aalto Fablab here at Aalto Studios asked their users how they in particular utilize the Fablab and what kind of improvements they'd like to see. For those efforts, a… April 26, 2022Posted in: FablabNews
MAGICS Community Event 21.4.2022 - Time: Thursday 21.4.2022 | 16:00–18:00  Place: A Grid | Mordor  In October 2021, we launched a series of events for the MAGICS-Aalto community. The fifth monthly event takes place in… April 19, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesARTSEvents and PartnershipsNewsPartners
Event: Art & Tech Open Call Demo Day 8.4.2022 - Time: Friday 8.4.2022 | 13:00–15:00  Place: Roihupelto Studios | Laippatie 14, Helsinki  Aalto Studios invites you to the Art & Tech Open Call Demo Day event where you have the… March 15, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesEvents and PartnershipsNews
Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Open Call 2022 - Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Open Call 2022 seeks audiovisual, design, gaming and other cutting-edge projects utilizing digitalization to fuel the creative industries. Applications are encouraged from teams who are prepared… March 15, 2022Posted in: Aalto Digital CreativesEvents and PartnershipsNewsPartners
New building, no name. Time for a naming competition! - For a few years now, we've been designing a new building to provide media production and event resources for all Aalto University. Finally, in February 2022, ground work on the… March 14, 2022Posted in: FacilitiesNew Building ProjectNews
Introducing Aalto Digital Creatives–a pre-incubator program - Here's something brand new! Together with Aalto Startup Center and supported by the City of Helsinki, we're introducing a new program to help students, researchers, designers and artists turn their… March 9, 2022Posted in: News
MAGICS Community Meetings for Spring 2022 - In October, we launched a series of events for the MAGICS-Aalto community. Our purpose is to bring together people from different backgrounds and inspire new encounters and new ideas through… March 7, 2022Posted in: Events and PartnershipsExtended RealityNewsPartners
Siviilipalveluspaikkoja avoinna (Civilian service positions open) - From time to time, we have positions open for both freelance work and for performing civilian service duties as part of compulsory conscription in Finland.  Specifically, we're now looking to… February 24, 2022Posted in: News
Researcher positions in the field of Creative technologies available in Aalto and VTT - Are you interested in research on AI x Music and Creativity? The postdoctoral researcher in the Co-Creative Artificial Intelligence of Music project will be developing AI models for digital co-creation… February 16, 2022Posted in: Extended RealityNewsPartners
MAGICS Aalto community event on 17 Feb 2022 - "In October, we launched a series of events for the MAGICS-Aalto community. The third monthly event takes place at the auditorium of the Health Technology House, Otakaari 3, the Odeion Auditorium… February 11, 2022Posted in: Events and PartnershipsLearn to VR
Join us as a Communication & Impact Specialist in the Creative Industry Campus Incubator program - This position has been filled. If you're interested in freelance work, from time to time we have gigs. You can fill our Open Application Form to let us know what… December 21, 2021Posted in: Jobs
We’re looking for a Network & Events Producer for the Creative Industry Campus Incubator program - The application period for this position has now closed. If you'd like to be notified of occasional freelance gigs and short term projects, you can fill our Open Application form.… December 21, 2021Posted in: Jobs
Multiscale Brain Communication opportunities in Italy 🇮🇹 - Our MAGICS initiative is collaborating with Luciano Fadiga at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Ferrara on multidisciplinary research on interaction, involving neuroscientist, psychologists, engineers, scientists, etc. IIT has opened… December 8, 2021Posted in: Extended RealityNewsPartners
MAGICS Community Event - The MAGICS initiative for exploring extended reality related technologies, ideas and projects is hosting a monthly event 25.11 in Otaniemi, at our Odeion theatre. Drop in to learn more on… November 23, 2021Posted in: Extended Reality
Celebrating a Decade of Aalto Fablab - Aalto Fablab celebrates 10 years of innovation, participation, digital manufacturing, and creation with an exhibition and a birthday fiesta on the second half of November 2021! Jasmine Xie: Flung Out… October 18, 2021Posted in: FablabNewsStudios
Creative Technologies Recruitment - Assistant or Associate Professor in Creative Technologies (all areas) at Aalto University, Finland Aalto, one of the most forward-looking universities in the world, is looking for an assistant/associate professor at… October 5, 2021Posted in: ARTSJobsNewsPartners
Job opportunities: Production coordinator & AV tech team leader - (This position has been filled)Aalto Studios was looking for a Production coordinator & AV tech team leader. The position is permanent and starting on 01.11.2021. We may consider an earlier or… September 23, 2021Posted in: News
Come to create immersive art experiences - EMBRACE IMPACT XR HACK-ART-On 30.9.-6.10.2021 Aalto Studios and Helsinki XR Centre are arranging an XR focused hackathon sponsored by Varjo, MAGICS and National Museum of Finland. Embrace Impact fosters the… September 15, 2021Posted in: News
New state of the art 3D scanners available - With the help of MAGICS project funding by the Academy of Finland, Aalto Studios has been able to acquire a completely new type of shared technology to support research. One newly received set of… September 10, 2021Posted in: News
Spherical microphone arrays can provide more natural remote presence in audio-visual art installations - The Sound of Silo 468 (Kaikujen Säiliö) is a site-specific immersive sound piece for brass ensemble and live electronics, written for Öljysäiliö 468. Due to the shape and materials of… August 19, 2021Posted in: News
Job Opportunities: AV Technician - We're looking for a person to manage our Audio Visual Equipment Inventory. Aalto Studios is a division of Aalto University and we operate an equipment lending service for all students… June 10, 2021Posted in: JobsNews
Master’s theses position, topic virtual humans - Recent leaps in technology are rapidly transforming the operating environment of the media. Instead of, and in addition to real humans, virtual humans are appearing in media. The Finnish Broadcasting… June 3, 2021Posted in: News
Navigable spatial audio experience with new microphones - With the help of MAGICS project funding by the Academy of Finland, Aalto Studios has been able to acquire a completely new type of shared technology that supports research. One newly received set of… May 20, 2021Posted in: News
Be our Assistant Producer - This position has been filled. But if you're interested in freelance work, you can fill our Open Application form to leave your contact information for future opportunities. For a short… May 12, 2021Posted in: JobsNewsProduction
Self Service Studio gets new look and feel! - The renovated Self Service Studio is as a low-threshold digital teaching space for all Aalto University users. Record a lecture or a seminar talk, or conduct an interview in this… April 29, 2021Posted in: FacilitiesNewsSelf ServiceStudios
Digital literature project now at workshopping stage - The Digital Literature Project, organized by Nuoren Voiman Liitto, aims to increase knowledge of digital literature in Finland and internationally during the year 2021. It also offers a platform… April 27, 2021Posted in: NewsPartners
Siviilipalveluspaikkoja avoinna (Civilian service positions open) - From time to time, we have positions open for both freelance work and for performing civilian service duties as part of compulsory conscription in Finland. To sign up for either,… March 30, 2021Posted in: News
Aalto Studios Open Call 2021 with AVEK - Aalto Studios Open Call seeks audiovisual and gaming productions industry that create new and interesting content by utilizing Aalto Studios' special technologies. We require an insight into what kind of… March 23, 2021Posted in: News
Relaxing entertainment for zoo monkeys - Scientists from Aalto University, in collaboration with Korkeasaari Zoo, have designed and built an on-demand video device for white-faced saki monkeys to activate as and when they like. The actual… March 11, 2021Posted in: FablabNews
Student assistants for Aalto Studios - POSITIONS FILLED, thanks to all applicants. For future job opportunities, you can fill our Open Application form. It let's us know what type of offers you could be contacted with… February 22, 2021Posted in: JobsNewsStudents
MAGICS – Making telepresence almost authentic - Aalto Studios hosting MAGICS tech infrastructure in Aalto University Photo: Sami Perttilä Aalto University, the University of the Arts Helsinki, and Tampere University have received a research infrastructure grant of… January 28, 2021Posted in: Events and PartnershipsExtended RealityNewsPartnersProduction
The Digital Literature Project starts – the virtual events introduce digital literature to audience and enhance new digital works - Nuoren Voiman Liitto, a Finnish literary society, in partnership with ELKE, Aalto Studios, The Master’s Programme in Writing at University of Arts and Nokturno has received funding for a large… January 27, 2021Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNewsPartners
Virtual production in the Mandalorian style - How to visit locations and sets that don’t actually exist? How to operate the camera in a greenscreen studio when all you can see is just green? How to understand… December 3, 2020Posted in: Events and PartnershipsExtended RealityIncoming Draftsmotion captureMulti-camera StudioNewsPartnersProduction
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… November 19, 2020Posted in: News
Aalto Fablab selected in FURNISH Open Call - Aalto Fablab’s NOT-19 is one of the four teams selected to participate in the FURNISH (Fast Urban Responses for New Inclusive Spaces & Habitat) project. The goal of the project… October 14, 2020Posted in: FablabNewsPartners
Civilian service positions available at Aalto Studios - (Due to the nature of the posting, it's in Finnish. For more information, ask us at Siviilipalvelukseen Aalto Studiosille (AV-assistentti, 2 paikkaa) Etsimme audiovisuaalisesta alasta kiinnostuneita siviilipalvelushenkilöitä seuraaviin tehtäviin:… June 8, 2020Posted in: Jobs
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… May 11, 2020Posted in: Events and PartnershipsExtended RealityInternational Projects and CollaborationNewsPartners
Abstracting Archetypes – Costume Design Master Class - In the Abstracting Archetypes master class, costume design students brought commedia dell’artes archetypal characters to life through sculptural costumes, put together in Aalto Studios’ costume workshop. The one-week master class… April 3, 2020Posted in: ARTSCostume StudiosNewsPerformancesWorkshop Studios
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… March 30, 2020Posted in: News
Workshop: Arri Amira - If you would like to learn about the ins and outs of the Arri Amira -camera, Aalto Studios is holding a two-day workshop on 30-31.1.2020. You’ll be learning about the Amira and… January 30, 2020Posted in: Equipment TakeoutNewsPartners
Socio-Cultural Role of Technology in Digital Musical Interactions -symposium followed by a concert in Kallio Stage 15.11. - What does our relationship with music and musical instruments look like today, as digital technologies are enabling new instruments and new interfaces, and intersecting our lives with the ways we… November 11, 2019Posted in: ARTSNewsPerformances
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… November 6, 2019Posted in: FablabNewsPartners
Materiaalit valloillaan – Materials in Full Power - At the Aalto Studios Gallery, a new exhibition from the costume design students at the Department of Film Television and Scenography. Materials as Expressions in Costume Design Material plays a… November 5, 2019Posted in: ARTSCostume StudiosExhibitionsNews
ELO 60 Costume Exhibition - The study and research of Costume Design at Aalto University explores the creation, production and function of costume in all areas of the performing arts and in mediated storytelling. As… November 5, 2019Posted in: ARTSCostume StudiosExhibitionsNews
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.… October 10, 2019Posted in: Extended Reality
Welcome to VR Hub Open Doors on Thursdays 15-17! - Curious about VR but don't know how to start? Search no more, since VR here for you! VR Hub Open Doors Thursdays are especially for those new to VR. Located… September 20, 2019Posted in: Events and PartnershipsExtended RealityLearn to VRVR Hub Status Notices
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… September 10, 2019Posted in: NewsProduction
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,… September 10, 2019Posted in: Extended RealityNews
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.… August 22, 2019Posted in: FablabInternational Projects and CollaborationNewsPartners
AV-assistentti Aalto Studioon - Paikka on täytetty, kiitos hakijoille! Etsimme henkilöä AV-assistentin tehtävään. Paikka aukeaa syyskuussa 2019 ja sijaitsee Aalto Studiosin kalustolainaamossa, Espoon Otaniemessä. AV-assistentin tehtäviin kuuluu AV-kaluston ylläpitoa, lainauspalveluun osallistumista, kaluston käytön opastusta… June 17, 2019Posted in: Equipment Takeout
Educational videos ensures digital transformation at Aalto university - Video is a very important tool in digitalization of learning and teaching and many programs at Aalto University is looking into developing online learning processes. Many courses are already offering… June 3, 2019Posted in: Equipment TakeoutNewsProduction
Aalto students project for Prague Quadrennial - Students from Aalto University will again be attending the 14th edition of the largest international festival of theater and stage design take place from June 6 to 16, 2019 in… April 25, 2019Posted in: ARTSExhibitionsNewsOtakaari 7Workshop Studios
Surface Elaboration Techniques Exhibition - During the last weeks Aalto Studios Dyeing Studio and Atelier Classroom, have been full of costume design students following the course Surface Elaboration Techniques. The students have been exploring different… April 8, 2019Posted in: ExhibitionsNewsOtakaari 7Workshop Studios
FabLab helps startup test product - The future has arrived – that’s what could be rightfully said about 3D printing and its effect on human lives. As you’re reading this, 3D printers are creating new shapes… March 28, 2019Posted in: FablabNews
Motion Capture Partnership - Remedy Entertainment is a private developer of action computer games, game franchises and leading edge 3D game technology based in Espoo, Finland. Aalto Studios motion capture specialist Bjarke and Toni… March 26, 2019Posted in: motion captureNews
Aalto Studios makes collaboration possible - At Aalto studios at Otakaari 7 students from four different backgrounds are working together to make technology, the body, and cloth work together in harmony. The course is called "Wearable… March 21, 2019Posted in: FablabFacilitiesNewsOtakaari 7Students
Game Engines for Artists at Aalto Studios - On March 14th from 17:00 – 20:00 the Virtual Cinema Lab invites all interested to a kick-off event at Studio Kipsari at Otakaari 7. Kick-off with peer-to-peer learning The purpose… March 12, 2019Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNewsOtakaari 7
Digital Fabrication Studio - Digital Fabrication Studio is a course with a focus on rapid prototyping tools such as laser cutters, 3D printers, and CNC routers. Through the course, students are able to learn… March 11, 2019Posted in: FablabNewsOtakaari 7Workshop Studios
Workshop: Arri Amira camera - Are you skilled videographer/cinematographer? Have you used many different kinds of cameras? Then you are probably the right person for Aalto Studios next workshop for Arri Amira camera and supporting… March 11, 2019Posted in: Equipment TakeoutNewsStudio Kipsari
VR & 360° Clinic - Wednesday the 20 Feb. you can join the VR & 360° Clinic that offers help for education-related virtual reality and 360° photo/video projects. February 14, 2019Posted in: Events and PartnershipsExtended RealityNews
ANIMAL CHARMS at Aalto Studios Gallery curated by Daata Editions - ANIMAL CHARMS consists of newly commissioned artworks by Ollie Dook, Jakob Kudsk Steensen and Puck Verkade. The films, each in their own way, deal with themes of evolution, extinction, preservation… January 9, 2019Posted in: ExhibitionsNews
Mirages film and Event Cinema breaks barriers of filmmaking, performing arts and artistic research - Aalto Studios’ multi-camera studio at Roihupelto doubles as a motion capture studio. Infrared cameras that capture movements are located on the walls. The motion capture function is currently in use… December 14, 2018Posted in: Extended RealityNews
Studio Team: Meet Jussi Lohijoki - Every now and then, we’ll share a little bit about the team behind Aalto Studios. Today, we introduce you to Jussi Lohijoki, our post-production master and educator at Aalto Studios. Jussi started at… December 14, 2018Posted in: Staff Interviews
Studio Team: Meet Johanna Ilmarinen - Everyone now and then, we’ll share a little bit about the team behind Aalto Studios. Today, we introduce you to Johanna Ilmarinen, our costume design workshop master at Aalto Studios. Johanna has worked at Aalto University… December 13, 2018Posted in: Staff Interviews
Aalto ARTS and Theatre Academy collaborating in ACO project - Aalto ARTS and Theatre Academy of Uniarts Helsinki organized a study module, Artistic Collaboration (ACO) this fall. The course culminated in an evening of four performances. The participating students explored… December 12, 2018Posted in: NewsPerformancesStudents
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… November 30, 2018Posted in: News
Aalto Fablab is open! - We are excited to announce that Aalto Fablab has reopened its doors. The lab packed up its machinery at Harald Herlin Learning Center, and created a new lab at Otakaari… November 22, 2018Posted in: FablabNewsOtakaari 7
Podcast – an exciting tool for entertainment and teaching - Last week, Aalto Studios hosted a casual lecture about a very up-an-coming topic, podcasts. Even though podcasts are not yet as widely consumed in Finland as they are in some… November 16, 2018Posted in: News
Exhibition: SUGARRYY WONDERRYY at Kallio Stage - Kallio Stage lobby is going to be a venue for a sweet exhibition this month. Ludovico Design Studio presents “Sugarryy Wonderryy”, an individual exhibition of new works by Carlos Alves Ludovico. Drawing… November 5, 2018Posted in: ExhibitionsNews
Let’s Talk Podcasting - Let's Talk Podcasting Tuesday 6.11. 10:00-12:30 Makerspace, Learning Center Aalto University / A!OLE / LES / Aalto Studios Would you like to know: - What does a Podcast have to… October 31, 2018Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNews
Basics of VR Film Creation at the VR Hub - On Wednesday two weeks ago, the VR Hub at Vilho room of Harald Herlin Learning Centre was the busiest it’s ever been during its existence. Every other week, instructor Eero… October 30, 2018Posted in: Extended RealityNews
AI & Media Afternoon brought together media professionals from around Europe - Aalto Studios hosted a mini seminar around the theme AI & Media in collaboration with ACE Producers. The afternoon session occurred prior to ACE Training Days that were held in Helsinki… October 30, 2018Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNewsPartners
M.A. film The Last Day impresses with set design - Producer Julia Elomäki rushes into Angel Films studio on a Wednesday evening, carrying grocery bags. Food is certainly needed, as the group has been working intensely for weeks preparing the… October 16, 2018Posted in: NewsWorkshop Studios
Hiring: AV-sivari & Fab Lab -sivari (non-military service employee) - AV Assistant for Aalto Studios We are looking to hire a responsible and active person to take care of AV-equipment and facilities at Aalto Studios. Aalto Studios maintains AV-studios and… October 12, 2018Posted in: JobsNews
Digitalising Performance With Wearables and Software - In the past years, Aalto University has been successful in uniting Aalto’s own faculties in interdisciplinary research. In addition to that, research is often done in collaboration with other universities… September 27, 2018Posted in: Costume StudiosNewsPerformances
Students enjoying a lighting course at Roihupelto - As the new academic year has fully taken off now, days at Roihupelto Studio are getting increasingly hectic. The past week, the studio was the venue for a four-day lighting… September 26, 2018Posted in: News
Playful prototyping at “Design with Movements” -workshop - Aalto Studios hosted a 3-day workshop in the Studio Kipsari’s event room on 10.-12.9. as a part of Helsinki Design Week program. The theme of the workshop was “Design with… September 13, 2018Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNewsOtakaari 7
Online courses being filmed at Roihupelto studio - Aalto University has enjoyed producer Yulia Guseva's online course production expertise for four years now. This fall, new winds are blowing as Guseva recently started using Roihupelto studio facilities for the making… September 10, 2018Posted in: Multi-camera StudioNews
Andrea Mancianti: Inventing VR Blindphones - Andrea Mancianti, a doctoral researcher at Aalto University, worked on a very challenging and fascinating project all summer. As the project has recently come to an end, the researcher himself… September 3, 2018Posted in: Extended RealityNews
Exhibition: Opiskelijanumero 11658 by Tiina Paju - We welcome all students, staff and friends to Aalto Studios Gallery, as we are hosting an exhibition of Tiina Paju, a graphic artist, illustrator and cartoonist. The exhibition “Opiskelijanumero 11658” displays… August 28, 2018Posted in: ExhibitionsNewsOtakaari 7
Eloseminaari 2018: Working Together to Showcase Our People - The School of Arts, Design and Architecture (ARTS) annual Eloseminaari was held at Gumbostrand Konst & Form on the 22nd of August 2018, opening the academic year in a traditional… August 27, 2018Posted in: ARTSNews
ACE Producers hosts training days in Finland - 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… June 26, 2018Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNews
Communications Trainee Fall 2018 - 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… May 23, 2018Posted in: JobsNews
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… May 2, 2018Posted in: Multi-camera StudioNews
Online learning with Lightboard - 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… April 20, 2018Posted in: News
Studio Team: Meet Marcus Korhonen - 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… April 16, 2018Posted in: Staff Interviews
Studio Team: Meet Juhani Tenhunen - 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… April 16, 2018Posted in: Staff Interviews
Studio Team: Meet Marko Kettunen - 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… April 16, 2018Posted in: Staff Interviews
Studio Team: Meet Helena Bäckman - 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… April 13, 2018Posted in: Staff Interviews
Studio Team: Meet Bjarke Aalto - 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… April 13, 2018Posted in: Staff Interviews
Final selections made for Hybrid Labs Symposium - 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… April 12, 2018Posted in: Events and PartnershipsInternational Projects and CollaborationNewsPartners
“Weimar” premieres at Kallio Stage, Friday 6.4 - 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… April 5, 2018Posted in: ARTSFacilitiesNewsPartnersPerformancesProductionStudentsVenues
Made-up Makeup with the Alahouzos Brothers - 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.… March 28, 2018Posted in: News
Come and see Lightboard in action - 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 —… March 26, 2018Posted in: ARTSEvents and PartnershipsFacilitiesNewsOtakaari 7Students
ÄÄNIAALTO III a weird, roaring success - 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.… March 15, 2018Posted in: ARTSEvents and PartnershipsNewsPerformancesStudentsVenues
Production design students feature in National Museum exhibit - 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… March 12, 2018Posted in: NewsOtakaari 7StudentsStudiosWorkshop Studios
Performance “Dry Storm” a multisensory reflection of existence - 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… February 26, 2018Posted in: News
Student Lamp Design Exhibition now open in Studio Kipsari - 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… February 22, 2018Posted in: ARTSEvents and PartnershipsFacilitiesNewsOtakaari 7StudentsVenues
Brace your ears: ÄÄNIAALTO III is coming to Kallio Stage - 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… February 5, 2018Posted in: ARTSFacilitiesNewsPerformancesStudentsVenues
“Dry Storm” performance premiere at Kallio Stage on 7.2 - 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… January 29, 2018Posted in: NewsPerformancesStudentsVenues
Call for Proposals for Hybrid Labs Symposium 2018 - 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… January 26, 2018Posted in: Events and PartnershipsExtended RealityInternational Projects and CollaborationNewsPartners
Lighting the way: students learn studio lighting through experimentation - 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… January 25, 2018Posted in: FacilitiesMulti-camera StudioNewsStudentsVenues
Aalto students bring life to a Wonderland for annual winter musical by Uniarts Helsinki - 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… January 23, 2018Posted in: ARTSCostume StudiosFacilitiesNewsOtakaari 7Workshop Studios
Building and Breaking (and Learning) with Set Construction - 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… January 22, 2018Posted in: FacilitiesNewsProductionWorkshop Studios
Studio Kipsari is moving in! - 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… January 16, 2018Posted in: FacilitiesNewsOtakaari 7StudentsStudio Kipsari
VR and AR developers share experiences at Aalto Studios over breakfast - 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… December 18, 2017Posted in: Extended RealityNews
ACE Producers hosts second training days in Finland - 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… December 8, 2017Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNewsPartnersVenues
Students from Aalto Media Lab to present interactive projects at Kallio Stage - 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… December 5, 2017Posted in: ARTSEvents and PartnershipsFablabFacilitiesNewsStudentsStudiosVenues
FabLab at the Espoo Mini Maker Faire - 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… November 27, 2017Posted in: FablabNewsProductionStudents
New Arri film production lights in Roihupelto Studios and on Aalto Takeout - 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… November 22, 2017Posted in: Equipment TakeoutFacilitiesMulti-camera StudioNewsProductionVenues
Interested in AR and VR? Like breakfast? - 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… November 21, 2017Posted in: Extended RealityNews
Aalto Studios Has Launched - 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… November 10, 2017Posted in: News
Thank You for the Aalto Studios Hackathon 2017 - 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… November 7, 2017Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNew Building ProjectNewsStudents
IMAGO Awarded International Cinematographers in Espoo - 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… November 1, 2017Posted in: Events and PartnershipsInternational Projects and CollaborationNewsPartners
Multi-Cam Productions with Cinema Cameras - 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… October 31, 2017Posted in: Multi-camera StudioNewsProductionStudios
A life Premiere at Kallio Stage - 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… October 26, 2017Posted in: ARTSNewsPerformances
Arri Amira Training Days - 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… October 25, 2017Posted in: NewsProduction
Scale Modeling in the 3D Era - 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… October 24, 2017Posted in: ARTSNewsStudentsWorkshop Studios
ACE Producers Examining New Forms for Audiovisual Storytelling - 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… October 17, 2017Posted in: Extended RealityNews
A!OLE – Changing the Educational Culture at Aalto University - 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… October 16, 2017Posted in: Extended RealityNews
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… October 12, 2017Posted in: FablabNews
BA Student Joona Huotari’s Costumes in Rinaldo Opera - 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… October 10, 2017Posted in: ARTSCostume StudiosNewsStudents
Surface Texture and Light Course Open Demo - 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… October 9, 2017Posted in: ARTSNews
Hack the Future of Aalto Studios - 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… October 6, 2017Posted in: New Building ProjectNewsStudents
ACE Producers and Aalto Studios Presents: VR – the Future of Film Making? - 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.… October 6, 2017Posted in: Extended RealityNews
IDBM Challenge Is Exploring Challenge-Based Learning - 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… September 27, 2017Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNewsStudents
Aalto Studios Announces Collaboration with Arri Group - Aalto Studios is pleased to announce the next major upgrade to our production facilities; new digital Arri Amira film production cameras. We have also confirmed our collaboration with Arri Group, the… September 27, 2017Posted in: Equipment TakeoutNewsPartnersProduction
Other/Cinema Screening Series at Kallio Stage by Critical Cinema Lab - 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… September 22, 2017Posted in: ARTSNews
Audiovisual Finland Seminar about Contracting in International Co-Productions - 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… September 19, 2017Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNewsPartnersVenues
State of the Art in VR – Guest Lecture by Steven LaVille - 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.… September 15, 2017Posted in: Extended RealityNews
Workshop Health and Safety Course - 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… September 8, 2017Posted in: FacilitiesNewsStudentsWorkshop Studios
Mini Maker Faire Calling for Makers! - 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… September 6, 2017Posted in: FablabNewsPartners
Welcome New 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… August 29, 2017Posted in: ARTSNewsStudents
Finding New Ways of Working at ARTS Eloseminaari - 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… August 28, 2017Posted in: ARTSNews
Future Opportunities with Supercell! - 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… August 22, 2017Posted in: Events and PartnershipsNewsPartners
Sivari (Civilian Service) AV Assistant Position Open - We have a job position open for a person looking to fulfil their non-military service duties, working with our audiovisual equipment and facilities. August 17, 2017Posted in: Equipment TakeoutJobsNews
Get in on VR/AR/MR. Free meetup event by FIVR at Microsoft Flux. - 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… June 15, 2017Posted in: Extended RealityNews
Otakaari 7 main entrance closes for renovations - 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… June 7, 2017Posted in: FacilitiesNewsOtakaari 7
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… June 5, 2017Posted in: NewsProduction
Communications Trainee Wanted - 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… May 29, 2017Posted in: JobsNews
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… May 17, 2017Posted in: News
Summer Renovation 2017 - 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… March 28, 2017Posted in: FacilitiesNewsOtakaari 7
Harald Herlin Learning Centre joins Aalto Takeout - 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… March 19, 2017Posted in: Equipment TakeoutNewsWeb Studio
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… December 21, 2016Posted in: ColumnsNews