Filmmaking Resources at Harvard

The following Harvard entities offer resources for the study and creation of moving images:

ArtLab A laboratory for art, research, and technology Harvard’s Allston campus with a series of flexible studios
Cabot Media Studios Two self-service media studios with everything needed to make high-quality audio and video recordings
Critical Media Practice (CMP) The Graduate School in Arts and Sciences’ secondary field for Harvard PhD students who wish to integrate media creation into their academic work
Cyberlaw Clinic Provides pro-bono legal services to appropriate clients on issues relating to the Internet, new technology, and intellectual property
Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies (AFVS) Harvard’s academic department for the practice and critical study of the visual arts, including the PhD in Film and Visual Studies
Department of Theater, Dance, and Media (TDM) An undergraduate concentration that combines the study of theater, dance, and media practices with the histories and theories of expressive and embodied culture.
Film Studies Library A collection of DVDs, books, CDs, and periodicals managed by the AFVS department with a viewing room open to the Harvard community.
Harvard Film Archive (HFA) One of the largest and most significant university-based motion picture collections in the United States, with a cinematheque that presents screenings open to the public Friday through Monday year round.
Harvard Innovation Labs AR/VR Studio A dedicated space for the exploration of cutting-edge immersive technologies.
Harvard Library provides access to many film streaming services and a wide array of primary archival materials. This presentation describes how to access Harvard’s unique film and video resources for use in film and art projects.
Harvard Visualization Research and Teaching Laboratory A lab with cutting-edge equipment and trained staff that supports research and teaching at Harvard using virtual and augmented reality
Lamont Multimedia Lab A one-stop shop for media creation and data visualization, including editing and production for audio and video.