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Film & Image Services

Film Services Contact

Contact Film Services

General Inquiries
filmservices@calarts.edu
661.253.7886

Amy Basen
Film Services Manager
abasen@calarts.edu
661.253.7886

Karen Baxter
Managing Librarian
kbaxter@calarts.edu
661.253.7880

Access Policies

Loan Periods

Faculty

  • All formats, except film: 1 week
  • Films: request 1 week in advance; please note many films are Bijou use only

Students

  • In-house viewing only
  • Films:  contact us

Public patrons (Alumni, guest researchers)

  • In-house viewing
  • Films: contact us 

Videotapes for evening or weekend use

Please request videotapes at the Film Services Circulation before 5 pm Monday-Friday.   

Reserves

Faculty may put Library or personal media on Reserve for one day to one month.  Request Library items at least two weeks in advance of your classroom screening. To place personal media on reserve, contact Film Services Circulation Staff. For Library media, submit a Film Services Media Reservation Request Form.

TA Authorization

Faculty must sign a TA Authorization form designating TAs each semester.  TAs may schedule and check out media and A/V carts and projectors for their faculty.  Faculty are responsible for all items checked out by their TAs. 

Viewing

Moving Image Collection items may be viewed in the Film Services viewing area, in classrooms with A/V equipment carts, or in the Bijou Theater.

13 Viewing Stations:

  • Accommodates all formats, except film.
  • Seating for two at most stations.
  • Headphones available at Film Services Circulation.

Group Viewing Room:

  • Schedule with Film Services staff.
  • Seats 10. 
  • Blu-ray, DVD & VHS (all region), MiniDV and Laserdisc. 
  • Cables available at Film Services Circulation for laptop connection.

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Valencia, CA 91355
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