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Screen Academy

 We have a broad range of facilities available to students at both Edinburgh Napier and eca. Reciprocal arrangements are in place for sharing across the two institutions. Production Centre

  • Full Production and Post-Production facilities. Hosting a range of short courses, public screenings and Continuing Professional Development workshops, makes it a busy hub catering for industry professionals, as well as student filmmakers.

 At Edinburgh Napier University

  • 2x Projection/Screening Rooms which can cater for 60 and 40 people respectively, with links in both studios to the Machine Room with an HD converter Box for HD projection. 


  • These spaces are also used for workshops and are full fitted out with facilities for the projection of DVD, Mini DV, VHS, and streaming from the internet through PC. 


  • Avid Teaching Studio with 5 Avid Media Composer suites. There is a self-contained Avid and Final Cut Pro logging station with viewing facilities for Beta SP, DVC Pro, Mini DV, DVD and VHS with projection for DVD, Video and Audio linking through the machine room. 5 x self-contained rooms with Avid Media Composer 7 and 3x Final Cut Pro Studio Suites.


  • An Avid Online Nitris DX Suite, (Media Composer 7 with Symphony) directly linked into the Machine Room with an HD Broadcast Monitor.


  •  Avid Edit/CPD training room with 5 Media Composer 7 suites
  •  Avid Edit/CPD training room with 5 Media Composer 7 suites


  • Final Cut Pro Studio (Final Cut Studio 3) housing 5 Final Cut Pro Stations.
  • Final Cut Pro Online Suite (Final Cut Studio 3) linked directly into the Machine Room.


  • TV studio with full lighting rig.
  • 4x Final Cut Studio / Avid Media Composer with Mojo Suites
  • 3x Avid Xpress Pro PCs
  • Film Production Office
  • Range of computers, film & video equipment to create 2D & 3D stop frame animation
  • Dedicated postgraduate animation studio space



Media Practice Courses
BA Film