UCLan’s Media Factory provides creative students with a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art building dedicated to providing realistic exposure to the media world.
The Media Factory is of great benefit to our performing arts students who have access to a series of inter-connectable theatre spaces which house dance, theatre and music shows. UCLan's media production students enjoy access to a digital television studio with control galleries, a film and photographic studio, video editing rooms and industry standard Apple Mac suites.
Within the Media Factory’s state-of-the-art business incubation facility, UCLan graduates with creative business ideas can grow their enterprises alongside other university graduates and entrepreneurs from across the North West. Based on the top floor of the building, the facility helps turn creative ideas into commercial reality. Open 24/7, the incubation workspace is equipped with new PCs and high-speed internet access for over 25 new businesses and virtual incubation for many more.
Located alongside the business incubation spaces is the Media Innovation Studio, a ground-breaking ideas centre for the digital and creative industries. Media Innovation Studio (MIS) provides a catalyst to solve business problems, generate new ideas and exploit business opportunities. To help fire the imagination and stimulate debate, users have access to facilities such as a nine metre wide computer projection screen that can be used independently and simultaneously by up to 20 users.