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==Who can check out equipment from the Film and Media Culture Equipment Room?==
 
==Who can check out equipment from the Film and Media Culture Equipment Room?==
Middlebury Students that are currently enrolled in Film and Media Culture production courses and independent study courses are eligible to check out equipment from the FMMC Equipment Room.
 
  
==Who can use the Film and Media Culture Facilities?==
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Middlebury Students that are currently enrolled in Film and Media Culture courses that have a production component are eligible to check out [[FMMC Equipment|equipment]] from the FMMC Equipment Room.
  
Middlebury Students that are currently enrolled in Film and Media Culture production courses and independent study courses are eligible to use the FMMC Facilities that have been designated for production and post production work.
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== What if I don't meet the eligibility requirements but have a project in mind? ==
  
==Who has 24 hour access to the Axinn Center?==
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You may submit a proposal to the Department Chair, as outlined in the Policy and Procedure for Non-Curricular Use Document. It is expected that students will have relevant training within FMMC courses before being granted access to equipment outside of these courses.  Proposals should be submitted at least two weeks before the project begins to allow enough time for the proposal to be evaluated and approved or denied.
  
Middlebury Students that are currently enrolled in Film and Media Culture production courses and independent study courses are given 24 hour access to the Axinn Center.  Student ID cards will unlock the two main entrances to the Axinn Center when passed in front of the proximity based readers at each location.  Please enter and exit from these two locations outside of the regularly scheduled open hours.  If your ID card does not work for any reason please call Public Safety at 443-5133.
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== Who has extended access to the Axinn Center? ==
  
==Who has 24 hour key access to the Film and Media Culture Facilities?==
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Middlebury Students that are currently enrolled in Film and Media Culture courses that have a production component are given extended access to the Axinn Center. Authorized Student ID cards will unlock the two main entrances to the Axinn Center and the appropriate lab spaces 24 hours per day Sunday - Thursday.  Friday and Saturday access is limited to 10pm. Students should enter and exit through the two main building entrances to prevent alarms from triggering after regular building hours. All access concerns after normal business hours should be directed to [http://www.middlebury.edu/administration/publicsafety Public Safety] at 443-5133.
  
Middlebury Students that are currently enrolled in Film and Media Culture production courses and independent study courses are issued hard keys to access the FMMC Facilities in the Axinn Center.  The keys are due back at the end of the semester and should be kept in a safe place.  The keys will access the following spaces:
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== What happens if I lose my keycard? ==
  
Animation Studio – Axinn 002
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A lost keycard should be reported as soon as possible.  The lost keycard will be deactivated and the student responsible will be charged a $20 replacement fee.
  
Media Lab – Axinn 011
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== When is the equipment room open? ==
  
Audio Suite Axinn 012
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For the Fall Semester 2011 the equipment room will be open Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm 3pm or by appointment.
  
Advanced Edit Suite – Axinn 014
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==What do I need to bring with me to check out equipment?==
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A valid Middlebury student ID is required to check out equipment.
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==What equipment is available for me to use?==
  
Viewing Room – Axinn 016
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The equipment that is available to you is dependent on the course that you are currently enrolled in, the courses that you have previously taken, and your demonstrated knowledge and ability to use equipment.
  
==What happens if I lose my key?==
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[[Animation]]
  
A lost key results in a $100 fine.
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[[Internet Art]]
  
==When is the equipment room open?==
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[[Sight and Sound I]]
  
The equipment office is open Sunday – Friday from 3pm – 5pm.  In support of curricular needs we are also open as needed during daytime production courses.
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[[Sight and Sound II]]
  
==What do I need to bring with me to check out equipment?==
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==What should I be looking for as I inspect the equipment that I am about to check out?==
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All equipment kits come with a checklist that is used to verify that the kit is going out with all of the accessories that are included in the kit.  In addition you should do a general inspection of the equipment to make sure that it is in working order.
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== When do I need to return the equipment?  ==
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Equipment is checked out for three day periods that do not include the day of checkout. Use this chart to find out when equipment is due back:
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| Thursday
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| Tuesday
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| Friday
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| Wednesday
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| *Monday
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| Thursday
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| *Monday
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| Friday
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| Monday
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*Since the equipment room is CLOSED on Saturday and Sunday, anything checked out on Wednesday or Thursday will be due on Monday when the equipment room reopens.
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== What happens if I forget to return the equipment? ==
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You will receive an email reminder when your equipment is late. If we are not able to contact you via email we will contact you by phone. Your account will be placed on hold and you will not be able to check out equipment until the late equipment is returned. The second instance will result in a written warning to the student and to the faculty member teaching the course. Repeat offenders will lose borrowing privileges and course participation grades will be impacted.<br>
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==What happens if I lose the equipment?==
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You will be financially responsible for the replacement value of the equipment.
  
A student ID is required to check out equipment.
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== What happens if I damage the equipment? ==
  
==What equipment is available for me to use?==
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Beyond normal wear and tear you will be financially responsible for the repairs or replacement of the equipment.&nbsp; We are very generous with our definition of normal wear and tear, but please take care of and respect this equipment.
  
The equipment that is available to you is dependent on the course that you are currently enrolled in, the courses that you have previously taken, and your demonstrated knowledge and ability to use equipment.
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==Who do I contact if I have questions about Film and Media Culture equipment or facilities?==
Sight and Sound I (These will be links)
 
Internet Art
 
  
==What should I be looking for as I inspect the equipment that I am about to check out?==
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[[User:Ethanm | Ethan Murphy]] – Media Production Specialist
  
All equipment kits come with a checklist that is used to verify that the kit is going out with all of the accessories that are included in the kit.  In addition you should do a general inspection of the equipment to make sure that it is in working order.
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ethanm@middlebury.edu
  
==When do I need to return the equipment?==
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802-443-3395
Equipment is checked out for three day periods that do not include the day of checkout.  Use this chart to find out when equipment is due back:
 
(Insert Chart)
 
  
==What happens if I forget to return the equipment?==
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==External Links==
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[[FMMC Equipment]]

Latest revision as of 13:35, 23 August 2011

Who can check out equipment from the Film and Media Culture Equipment Room?

Middlebury Students that are currently enrolled in Film and Media Culture courses that have a production component are eligible to check out equipment from the FMMC Equipment Room.

What if I don't meet the eligibility requirements but have a project in mind?

You may submit a proposal to the Department Chair, as outlined in the Policy and Procedure for Non-Curricular Use Document. It is expected that students will have relevant training within FMMC courses before being granted access to equipment outside of these courses. Proposals should be submitted at least two weeks before the project begins to allow enough time for the proposal to be evaluated and approved or denied.

Who has extended access to the Axinn Center?

Middlebury Students that are currently enrolled in Film and Media Culture courses that have a production component are given extended access to the Axinn Center. Authorized Student ID cards will unlock the two main entrances to the Axinn Center and the appropriate lab spaces 24 hours per day Sunday - Thursday.  Friday and Saturday access is limited to 10pm. Students should enter and exit through the two main building entrances to prevent alarms from triggering after regular building hours. All access concerns after normal business hours should be directed to Public Safety at 443-5133.

What happens if I lose my keycard?

A lost keycard should be reported as soon as possible.  The lost keycard will be deactivated and the student responsible will be charged a $20 replacement fee.

When is the equipment room open?

For the Fall Semester 2011 the equipment room will be open Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm – 3pm or by appointment.

What do I need to bring with me to check out equipment?

A valid Middlebury student ID is required to check out equipment.

What equipment is available for me to use?

The equipment that is available to you is dependent on the course that you are currently enrolled in, the courses that you have previously taken, and your demonstrated knowledge and ability to use equipment.

Animation

Internet Art

Sight and Sound I

Sight and Sound II

What should I be looking for as I inspect the equipment that I am about to check out?

All equipment kits come with a checklist that is used to verify that the kit is going out with all of the accessories that are included in the kit. In addition you should do a general inspection of the equipment to make sure that it is in working order.

When do I need to return the equipment?

Equipment is checked out for three day periods that do not include the day of checkout. Use this chart to find out when equipment is due back:

Checked Out Due Back
Monday Thursday
Tuesday Friday
Wednesday *Monday
Thursday *Monday
Friday Monday
  • Since the equipment room is CLOSED on Saturday and Sunday, anything checked out on Wednesday or Thursday will be due on Monday when the equipment room reopens.

What happens if I forget to return the equipment?

You will receive an email reminder when your equipment is late. If we are not able to contact you via email we will contact you by phone. Your account will be placed on hold and you will not be able to check out equipment until the late equipment is returned. The second instance will result in a written warning to the student and to the faculty member teaching the course. Repeat offenders will lose borrowing privileges and course participation grades will be impacted.

What happens if I lose the equipment?

You will be financially responsible for the replacement value of the equipment.

What happens if I damage the equipment?

Beyond normal wear and tear you will be financially responsible for the repairs or replacement of the equipment.  We are very generous with our definition of normal wear and tear, but please take care of and respect this equipment.

Who do I contact if I have questions about Film and Media Culture equipment or facilities?

Ethan Murphy – Media Production Specialist

ethanm@middlebury.edu

802-443-3395

External Links

FMMC Equipment

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