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Aalto Studios at Aalto University
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We are the Media Centre for all Aalto University. Ask us first.
What is Aalto Studios?
We provide media production resources and expertise for all Aalto University. How and why? Start here to get an overview.
Yes, a brand new building right at the heart of the Otaniemi Campus and a renovation project almost next door.
Our facilities come pre-equipped with experts onboard. Find out who we are and how to get in touch.
We’re spread out at 5 locations in Espoo and Helsinki, mostly centered around the Otaniemi campus. See what goes where.
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Book one of our venues for your projects, or see what events are currently happening
For simultaneous on-site and online event experiences
View immersive content inside a high quality 360° Igloo Vision based projection, as a group or by yourself
Immerse yourself in XR or arrange study sessions for small groups in a easily accessible space dedicated to mixed reality
Odeion Screening Auditorium
Big screen with big sound and big chairs, for viewing films, games and other media experiences
Aalto Studios Gallery
Our lobby gallery at Otakaari 7 welcomes media related exhibitions and events, with a conveniently placed restaurant right next to it.
A branch of the legendary ARTS institution, with vegan buffet, big screens and good sound, available for events
Kallio Stage (closed 2021)
A 1920s Art Deco venue for stage arts, study events and research experiments in Kallio, Helsinki
From the quick and compact to the really big, we have a selection of production facilities for your projects
A 230 m2 studio with a realtime 4K Arri multicamera setup, motion capture tools and green screen at high end quality
Self Service Studio
A ready-to-use setup for quickly capturing presentations and creating lecture materials, all wired up the University’s Panopto video service.
Easy-to-access pod, with great sound insulation, for podcasting, interviews and even light video recording.
Shoot a photo or video in a small, but very black room, with optional green and white backdrops, and a lightboard for drawing luminescent notes suspended in mid-air
Remote Teaching Studios
Video conference in peace, with good light, sound and a green screen.
A 45 m2 production space with 4 VR-capable workstations and open space with current headsets from a variety of manufacturers.
Fine tune the sound and image of your productions. From simple edit facilities to high end mastering.
Dedicated to sound editing, from simple setups to high end pro workflows
Dedicated video editing work stations and a color grading room.
Audio Foley Mixing Stage
Record and re-record sound in a dedicated studio, with props and effects at your disposal.
Audio Master Mixing Stage
Big desk with big screen and really big sound.
This is where things get real. We are used to running multidisciplinary projects and our staff’s expertise lies in performative arts and digital fabrication.
Our open access lab is home to making almost anything using computer aided design, digital fabrication, electronics and programming.
Dedicated spaces for costuming, sewing, dyeing, surface elaboration and fitting, alongside a diverse wardrobe for your projects.
Set Design Workshop
A multipurpose space with wood and metal working tools, a painting area, empty floor space for erecting sets and rigging for experimenting with lighting.
Atelier, classroom 377
A teaching space next to our workshops for e.g. small scale painting, scale modelling and working with material manipulation techniques.
For you, with you.
AV Production Service
When planning to produce audiovisual content, take a moment to pre-plan a roadmap and find resources with our AV production experts first.
Borrow a camera, or ten. And lights and mics and VR headsets and all the things for your media production. If you’re unsure of what more to get, sit down with our equipment experts to figure it out.
Aalto Digital Creatives
Get help from Aalto Startup Center’s business advisors and our creative industry experts on your journey towards entrepreneurship in the 12-week pre-incubator program. The program runs twice a year.
Planning an artistic project or researching human virtualization and remote presence? Have a look at the equipment and services provided by the MAGICS research infrastructure.
When you need to know more about the latest research on interactive computing to support human creativity, you can join the Creative Technologies research community for the monthly seminars onsite or online.
Partner with us to find new ways to create and learn about contemporary media, or learn about our extensive network of industry players.
Get help with anything Internet from our communication consultancy, from small personal study experiments to large scale international initiatives
Get a better grip on producing and post-producing audiovisual and extended reality content. Join one of our courses or learn from the guides we have produced.
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