Events
  • Public-Library is a cross-disciplinary design studio in Los Angeles. They construct identities, concepts and experiences for brands through the practice of reduction using fundamental typographic theory and experimentation with space and form.

    Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake met as design students at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After studying, working, and exhibiting independently for many years—both stateside and internationally—their design philosophy and approach brought them back together as Public-Library in 2011.

  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures
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    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
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    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

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Audio + Video Lab

Students from a variety of disciplines learn the language of video and sound, and gain a respect for past and current technologies. Encouraged to experiment with many different mediums, they learn the philosophy behind the production: from lighting, filming, and green screen techniques to non-linear editing, sound design/composition and projection. Facility includes high-end video and film cameras w/ accessories, professional lighting kits, green screen studio/stage, audio booth & control room, Video Editing Lab and even a screening room to critique your final projects.

 

Current Term

SPRING 2016
Tuesday, January 19 – Tuesday, May 10
 

Audio + Video Hours

Monday 08:00am – 10:00 pm
Tuesday 08:00am – 10:00 pm
Wednesday 08:00am – 10:00 pm
Thursday 08:00am – 10:00 pm
Friday 08:00am – 06:00 pm
Saturday 09:00am – 06:00 pm
Sunday Closed
 

Lab Closed

Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 18, 2016
President's Day Monday, February, 15, 2016
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2016
Independence Day Holiday Monday, July 4, 2016
Closed all Major Holidays  

Contact

Phone 310-665-6972
Email videolab@otis.edu

 

Equipment available for check out: (See checkout policies below)

Video Cameras

  • miniDV
  • High 8
  • VHS (e.g. Panasonic DVX100's, Canon XL1's & GL2's)

Audio Equipment

  • MiniDisc
  • DAT
  • Analogue Recorders with a wide variety of quality microphones & preamps

Film Equipment

  • Super8 cameras/accessories
  • 1 Arriflex 16mm camera/accessories

Extras: tripods, glidecam, lighting kits, high-end LCD projectors

The Video Lab also provides mobile multimedia stations for presentations, with computers, projectors, and all the latest software and wireless connectivity.

Computer Checkout Policy (PDF)
Video Equipment Checkout Policy (PDF)

Holiday Schedule

Wednesday 11/23 Closed
Thursday 11/24 (Thanksgiving) Closed
Friday 11/25 Closed
Saturday 11/26 Closed
Sunday 11/27 Closed
Winter Break 12/20/16 - 1/3/17 Closed
Presidents Day

February 15, 2016
Monday CLOSED

Closed all Major Holidays

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