REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

ALL STUDENTS

Microsoft Office 365 is provided to all students. A link will be sent out to new students through their TFC email after the official add/drop date.

ONLINE STUDENTS ONLY

Online students will receive the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite via email upon completion of the Online Orientation.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POST-PRODUCTION

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN FILM  

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN FILM

The recommended laptop is an Apple 15” MacBook Pro with Retina Screen (13 inch is acceptable). Listed below are the minimum specifications:

SOFTWARE

MINIMUM PROCESSOR AND RAM

  • 12GB of RAM (16 recommended)

  • Thunderbolt Port; HDMI port optional MINIMUM INTERNAL HARD DRIVE

  • 256GB Flash (solid state drive) or 5400 or 7200 rpm HDD (hard disk drive) is acceptable

  • 512 GB Flash (solid state drive) or more recommended MINIMUM GRAPHICS AND DISPLAY

  • 1440 x 900 Resolution Minimum

  • Ntel Iris Graphics or Intel Iris Pro Graphics recommended MINIMUM

 

OPERATING SYSTEM

  • OS X Mavericks

 

EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE

  • 500GB Portable Hard Drive, 1 TB recommended

  • 7200RPM preferred

 

USB FLASH DRIVES

  • 16GB minimum, 32GB or more preferred. For data transfer and storage only, not for video editing.

 

 

DIGITAL ART & ANIMATION

SOFTWARE

  • Office365 provided by TFC

 

 

 

HARDWARE

PC

 

 

 

GDIM & DIGITAL MARKETING

SOFTWARE

  • Office365 provided by TFC

 

 

HARDWARE

PC

 

Mac

  • Macbook Pro 13’ or 15’

RECORDING ARTS

SOFTWARE

  • AVID Pro Tools 12 (Recording Arts)

 

  • Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps (Digital Media)

 

HARDWARE

APPLE MACBOOK PRO with Retina Screen (13 inch is acceptable).

 

PROCESSOR AND RAM

  • i5 or i7 Processor

 

  • 8 GB RAM (12 GB Recording Arts, 16 GB Digital Media recommended)

 

INTERNAL HARD DRIVE

  • 256 GB Flash SSD

 

EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE

  • 500 GB Portable HD (1 TB recommended)

 

OPERATING SYSTEM

  • MAC OS X

 

GRAPHICS AND DISPLAY

  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 (Recording Arts)

 

NETWORK ADAPTER

  • Thunderbolt to Ethernet adapters (to connect laptop computers to wired internet)

RECORDING ARTS - GENERAL CLASS MATERIALS

  • Headphones (Straight jack, no L-shaped with 1/4’’ or1/8’’ adapter for use in labs)

HOURS

MONDAY - FRIDAY

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ADDRESS

28 N. Clark St. 

Suite 500 

Chicago, IL 60602

CONTACT                               

Students (Career Services)

flashpoint.careerservices@columbiacollege.edu

 

Students (Student Services)

flashpoint.studentservices@columbiacollege.edu

 

Alumni

flashpoint.alumnirelations@columbiacollege.edu

 

Employers

flashpoint.employerrelations@columbiacollege.edu

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