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Frequently Ask Questions

How do I log into Editshare?

1. From the dock click on the Edit Share icon.
2.Type in your Mass Art Net-ID and password into the the EditShare connect’s dialog box.
3.To mount your Edit Share volume, select EFS on the mount tab. Note: Please do not select Native SMB

see Editshare log-in for more info

How do I turn on the video lights in the Black Box?

You’ll need to use the ETC lighting board to turn on the lights on the grid.

  1. Plug-in the DMX cable into the DMX- in port on the wall
  2. Plug-in the other end of the DMX cable into the DMX- out of the ETC lighting board
  3. Turn on the ETC lighting board
  4. Turn up  fader on selected channelSee the Black Box lighting guide Black Box Light Guide for more details

How do I reserve a Video Lab space?

To reserve a Video lab space:

  1. Go to the FV Calendar
  2. Log-in with your user name and Id#
  3. Select date with the add event button
  4. Add title as your first name and last name
  5. Check hours of the Video Lab  before adding time

What is the Video Lab Policy?


1. Only students enrolled in a Film/Video course or in the Film/Video program have access to  designated Video Lab studios and equipment.
2, All Film/Video equipment users are financially liable for loss, damage and theft when using Film/Video equipment and facilities.
3. Access to the Video Lab will occur only during posted hours.
4. Studio/ editing time will be held only for 30 minutes after which reservation will be forfeited. To maintain your studio reservation, please see a Video Lab monitor or use the F/V calendar to make changes.
5. Students must present a valid Mass Art ID to access studios.
6. Do not attempt to repair any studio  equipment.
7. DO NOT TAMPER WITH EQUIPMENT. Patching or switches must be stored to normal settings when you are finished. You can not tamper with security cables, menu settings or other internal adjustments.
8. No food or Drinks are allowed in any of the Video Lab studios.
9. Flammable or toxic materials are prohibited in the Video Lab studios.
10 Users of the Video Lab are responsible for leaving a clean studio when done.
11. The Video Lab is not responsible in any way for materials, films or media left behind.Users may be subject  to a removal fee if items are not removed when requested.
12. Scheduled classes have priority over other uses of the Video lab.
13. Safety  Cables must be used when hanging lights and props from grid
14. Do not cover light instruments or projectors in any way
15. All cables that run on the floor must be gaffed down
16. Do not attach anything to studio wall  surfaces
17. Gloves must be worn when handling hot lights

Your access to the film/video area could be permanently revoked if you are found in violation of this policy

* This policy is subject to change.

Where are the Video Lab Monitors stationed?

The Video Lab Monitors can be found in room 743.  The Lab monitor can help  you with software and hardware problems and help accessing spaces.  If you can’t find a monitor  please let us know

How do I use the sound studio on the 7th floor?

Please see a monitor for help. To get on  the access list, please see the studio manager.

Can I transfer VHS or other analog media?

Yes. You can transfer VHS, Hi-8, Beta SP, DVD and Mini DV. Please see a Video Lab Monitor for help.

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