CCD TECHNOLOGICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Motion Capture (MoCap) Lab

This 60 m2 studio is equipped with: a Vicon Motion Capture System; ten Vicon T40S-NR18, 4 Mega pixel cameras; full body suits and equipment for MoCap; two Dell T7500 Workstations; two High Speed Video Cameras; twelve GigE Gigabit Ethernet with 210 FPS frame rates; and a 25m3 service lift with direct access to the outdoor parking lot. This Lab also includes a 16.1 Genelec speaker sound system for multichannel sound reproduction, which can be used for surround interactive sound projects.

Digital and Interactive Arts Lab

This 50 m2 acoustically treated lab has a Yamaha Disklavier Grand Piano Robotic Performance System, a Notomoton Percussion Robot, two Reactable Live and one Reactable Media Bench Systems, various Microsoft Kinects, Nintendo Wiimotes, LeapMotion sensors, Webcameras, Arduino and Raspberry Pi systems, and various sensors and actuators for Digital and Interactive Digital Projects. It includes a 30m2 atelier for hardware and electronics projects.

Surround Music and Sound Recording and Mixing Studio

A 50 m2 acoustically treated studio regie with: an ICON 64 Fader D- Control ES Bundle System; Pro Tools HD with 16 preamplified inputs; 7.1 Blue Sky preamplified sound monitors with Sky System One 5.1 + two SAT 12 monitors; Hardware Dolby Surround (DP570 - Multichannel Audio Tool, DP564 - Multichannel Audio Decoder, DP570 - Multichannel Dolby Digital Enc.); and sound synthesis software, including Waves Diamond, Native Instruments Komplete 8 Ultimate and Vienna Symphonic Orchestra.

Video Production Systems for Cinema, TV, Videomapping and Outdoors Video Productions

CDD has a Sony Anycast Station AWS-G500HD portable video switching and audio mixing system, two Panasonic – AW-HE100E Robotic Cameras, one Sony Digital Cinema F3 camera, three Sony HD EX1 cameras, a Barco FLM HD14 Projector (14.000 ANSI Lumen), 3 Sony VPL-FH35 HD Video Projects (5400 ANSI Lumen). Video editing and post-production software licenses include Apple Final Cut X, Adobe After Effects, Davinci Resolve, Resolume Arena 4, (also available in the 7 CCD video editing cells).

TV, Cinema and Chroma-Keying Studio

This 50m2 Video Recording studio includes a Chroma-Keying wall, a camera crane, and a high ceiling, where a lighting grid is installed. This studio is equipped with several lighting systems, including a recent state-of-the-art DEDOLIGHT led lighting system for motion picture, television, still photography, architectural lighting and fine art display. It also includes a 10m2 analogic TV regie (which at some point should be upgrade to a digital solution, with capacity for live webTV productions).

Sound and Video Production Cells

The CCD has 10 sound and video production cells (~10m2 each), which include audio and video computer workstations installed with industry standard software (Apple Final Cut X, AVID ProTools 10, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop,  etc.), where sound and video editing and postproduction projects can be developed. Most cells include a small sound recording booth for simple tasks as voice overs, narration recording, etc.

3D Computer Modeling and Animation Lab

The CCD has a 3D Computer Modeling and Animation Lab, equipped with 10 high-performance workstations, inlcuding Wacom Cintiq drawing tablets, and installed with industry standard and state-of-the-art software (e.g. AUTODESK Maya, Smoke, V-Ray, Nuke; Unity 4, Blender).

Digital Photography Lab

The CCD has a small Digital Photograpy Lab, equipped with a large format photo-quality plotter, 2 high-performance workstations with calibrated 21’ ands 27’ LCD screens, and  industry standard software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, etc.). The studio includes 5 CANON EOS6D cameras (with assorted lenses).

Multi-purpose Auditorium for Cinema, Music, Sound Performances and General Events

The CCD includes privileged access to a multi-purpose auditorium (which makes part of the UCP), with a Seating Capacity for 470 people, 15X13 m2 Stage (15X7 m2 with the curtains up), 8X5 m Projection Screen, HD Video Projector with 6000 AnsiLumens - SONY VPL-FW300L, Sound Amplifying System with 6 sources and D&B Subwoofers – P1200 A, 18,000 w Lighting Capacity, and a TV Régie Digital Recording (TV Studio) with 4 video sources (HDV) and 24 Audio routes (24Bits, 48KHz).