Digital Media Center

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Digital Media Center

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The DMC is a multimedia lab space as well as an equipment, printing and knowledge resource for students interested in exploring creative uses of emerging media and technology to communicate their ideas.


In addition to our highly-skilled professional staff, the DMC is staffed by a cadre of 24 well-trained student staff who work with members at every level of their projects. The lab itself consists of 18 high-end dual-boot workstations with a full complement of commercial and professional-grade software for completing tasks related to audio, video, photography, graphics, animation, 3-D modeling and design, web-based and multimedia projects.

We also provide specialized workspaces and equipment for professional audio recording and editing/mastering, high-demand gaming, simulation and modeling, and maker/hacker activities. We provide resale materials necessary for archival-grade photography and printing, as well as large-format and 3-D printing services.

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The DMC is open to all full-time students enrolled in the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering. Make! Learn! Play!


Our Mission

By promoting the use of emerging technologies in students’ scholarly and creative works, the Brown Foundation Digital Media Center prepares life-long learners to confidently master new technologies and to disseminate works that effectively communicate their ideas.


Upcoming Events

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News & Announcements

  • Creative Use of Technology Grants

    Got an idea that uses technology in a creative way? The Digital Media Center has money available for creative projects! Applications for the next round are due on November 12, 2017 at midnight. The DMC and Homewood Student Affairs offer an annual grant program for students who can demonstrate a new and creative

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  • Take a DMC Workshop!

    The DMC offers a variety of workshops each semester selected from the master list below. Fall semester workshops are typically held from the middle of September to the week before Thanksgiving. Spring semester workshops are typically held from the first week of February to the week after spring break. Special events are sprinkled in throughout the academic year.

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  • Bookmark our online reservation system

    You now have the power to make your own reservations for equipment, workstations, workshops, and other resources through our online reservation system, BookIt! https://bookit.dmc.jhu.edu

  • Member Profile: John Rattray

    John Rattray is creating a prototype for a low cost alternative to automated and remote controlled window blinds using 3D modeling, 3D printing, and smart phone application design. He hopes that this low cost alternative can be used to assist individuals with disabilities.

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  • Member Profile: Danielle Naasana

    As a Film and Media Studies and Writing Seminars major, Danielle has created many short films. Her most recent film “Nour” is about a young girl who feels self-conscious about wearing a hijab at her new school. In order to make this film Danielle was awarded the Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in

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  • Member Profile: Stephanie Herrera

    Using the DMC’s Graphics Enhanced Workstation, Stephanie Herrera creates cartoons for the JHU Newsletter. She is most known for her “punny” ghost cartoons featuring high quality graphics and cheeky wordplay.

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