The Viz and MMAD (Motion and Media Across Disciplines) Labs are amazing resources for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student research, classes and creative exploration across the campus of UMD. Currently our labs are producing interdisciplinary research and videos for online learning in fine arts, journalism, exercise science, mechanical engineering, computer science and others within the UMD protocols of COVID 19. 

The MMAD Lab (Bohannon 24) is a 3D motion capture and high definition video production studio that offers unique opportunities for interdisciplinary research and creative activity, including ergonomic design, gait analysis, 360 video and virtual reality. This studio is equipped with a multiple camera shoot studio, green screen cyclorama, studio lighting and sound booth. 

Observing filming from the booth
Filming at the MMAD lab

The Viz Lab (MPAC 154) focuses on emerging visual technologies, large format printing, and 3D scanning. The Viz Lab shares its space with the Art & Design Department's photographic shoot studio. All Art & Design students can use the shoot studio for creating new photographic or video work or for documenting their designs or artwork. For shoot studio access, please contact Art & Design Department, Assistant Prof. Kristen Pless.

The Labs are available for internal and external rental. Please contact us for rates and more details.