Film Screening Services

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Film Screening Information

Media Services will provide Film Screening support in Dana Auditorium, Twilight Auditorium and Axinn 232. All three spaces support viewing of DVD, Blu-Ray and VHS. 35mm films can only be screened in Dana and Axinn 232. Axinn 232 is the preferred space for 16mm, though Dana has that capability as well.

Please note: Media Services requires 5 business days notice to provide film screening support.

Film Screening Checklist for any screening in the rooms mentioned above

1. Arrange for a suitable screening room. Course related screenings are scheduled via the Course Scheduler in the Registrar's Office (x5069) Plan to coordinate with that office for an appropriate teaching space if your audiovisual requirements for a semester are substantial. Other screenings are considered "events" and are scheduled by Event Management via Event Reservation Request Form.

2. Contact the Reserve Office (libres@middlebury.edu) to place the DVDs and videos you will be using on reserve for your course. Check here for more information.

3. Read the [screening guidelines].

4. Fill out the Film Screening Request form.

Film screenings in all other spaces are the responsibility of the faculty or sponsor of the screening. If you would like training on how to use the projection equipment in a space, please call the Helpdesk and we will be happy to arrange a training session. You may also designate a student screener or assistant and we can help train them, as well. Also, make sure that your film is in a supported format: DVD or Online media are supported as long as you have the rights for screening. VHS is support in most spaces, as well, however VCRs are gradually being removed. Consult [page] for more information on the removal of VCRs. For more details on supported formats, please consult the [Projection Formats] page.

Films and videos from sources outside the College may be booked by contacting Sue Driscoll in LIS at least two weeks before your screening. This will give your group time to reserve a room, promote your film and obtain financing approval.

Student groups wishing to screen a film please visit Event Management's Student Planning web page for guidance.

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