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The new 30,000-square-foot addition will house a post-production classroom, a student radio station and production suite, multiple editing bays, a television and film production studio with control rooms, an art studio, café, and a new auditorium.​

Media Wing

The new 30,000-square-foot addition will house a post-production classroom, a student radio station and production suite, multiple editing bays, a television and film production studio with control rooms, an art studio, café, and a new auditorium.

Level 1

 Media Wing Level 1Production Studio
  1. Used primarily for film production and broadcasting classes and for student projects, the suite will include large audio and video control booths. The studio will also be used for post-production and green-screen special effects.

  2. Auditorium
    This 180-seat auditorium will be used for large classes, screenings, and special events, as well as for final mixing of student-produced films. When not in use for SMC or KCRW events, the facility will provide a much-needed large meeting space on the Westside that can be rented out for community events, increasing visibility for the naming donor and SMC.

  3. Auditorium/Production Suite Lobby
    This inviting, two-story space will be a gathering place for audiences attending events, as well as students working in the production studio.

  4. Courtyard Entrance Lobby
    The Entrance Lobby from the courtyard will be a grand space and prime gathering spot for students and faculty from throughout the campus.

  5. Café
    The new café will provide students, faculty, and staff with a convenient dining and informal meeting space in the center of the site.

Level 2

Media Wing Level 2

  1. Radio Broadcast Suite
    This full suite will feature four voice booths, three production booths, two radio control rooms, and a radio interview area. The suite also will provide a backup radio broadcast facility for KCRW.

  2. Interaction Design Classroom
    This classroom will be dedicated to the new Interaction Design Bachelor’s Degree program, building student proficiency at the intersection of the fields of design, user experience, and technology.

  3. Media Wing Alcove
    Upstairs in the renovated Media Wing, an open lounge and workspace area will provide another major student gathering area.

  4. Art Studio/Classroom
    This studio accommodating traditional artistic media will also feature equipment for shooting animation cells derived from drawing classes.

  5. Computer Classroom
    Seven computer-equipped classrooms, including one dedicated to post production, will serve students in a variety of programs.

  6. Interior Architectural Design Suite
    This specialized classroom, with a connected materials room, will support all Interior Architectural Design courses.

Design Wing

Level 1

Design Wing Level 1

  1. Computer Classrooms
    Seven computer-equipped classrooms, including one dedicated to post production, will serve students in a variety of programs.

  2. Journalism Production Suite
    Two connecting rooms with computers will serve as production layout areas or meeting spaces for the Corsair student newspaper.

  3. Table Classrooms
    Equipped with modular tables for flexible configurations, these classrooms will support a number of drafting and sketching courses.

  4. Student Services
    The Student Services offices and lobby will become a frequently visited destination, with entrance-area seating and data ports to provide study space and a venue for informal meetings.

  5. Stewart Street Entrance Lobby
    The Entrance Lobby at the front of the building, off of Stewart Street, will provide a highly visible space for all who come to the instructional facility and will feature comfortable seating and data ports, encouraging students, faculty, and staff to gather informally.

Level 2

Design Wing Level 2

  1. Computer Lab
    The large, open, glasswalled lab will be equipped with high-end workstations for students to work on digital projects outside of the classroom.

  2. General Education Classrooms
    These traditional lecture classrooms will serve students across all disciplines.

  3. Design Wing Student Alcove
    On the second floor of the Design Wing, this area includes an open lounge and workspace area that will become an important student gathering area in the new facility.