The Campus

Homestead Campus
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The Maine Media College main campus is a complex of buildings just a short walk from Rockport Harbor.

The Homestead
This 1809 farmhouse includes accommodations, classrooms and the kitchen.



Haas Center
At the heart of the campus, this facility houses the offices for the admissions, administration, and business departments, classrooms and student darkrooms that offer eight private darkrooms, a 16-enlarger gang darkroom, and the B&W Lab.

Post-Production Center
This facility offers Macintosh editing stations with Apple Final Cut Pro in addition to providing classroom space, and private editing suites.

Sound Stage
The Sound Stage is a 2,400 square foot studio, complete with 400 amps of power, lights, sets and grip equipment for film, video and photo productions. 

Film and Video Technical Department
This department contains camera, sound, lighting and grip equipment, including: 16mm film camera packages from Arriflex, digital video camera packages from Canon, Panasonic, and Sony. Tungsten lighting is provided by ARRI and Mole-Richardson; HMI lighting is provided by ARRI; florescent lighting is provided by Kino-Flo; and small, location lighting equipment is provided by Lowel. Matthews and Avenger provides grip equipment; JL Fisher and Chapman Leonard provide dollies and track; and Sachtler and Bogen provide fluid heads and tripods. Tiffen supplies a complete selection of camera filters; Rosco sponsors color correcting gels and diffusion; Anton Bauer supplies batteries and chargers; and K-tek and Sennheiser provide the sound equipment.

New Imaging Center (NIC)
This building houses the digital photography labs, student darkrooms, academic program offices, and Digital Labdining hall. The digital labs are outfitted with Apple workstations, equipped with the latest software and networked to a variety of state-of-the-art printers. Olympus and Canon supply digital SLR and HDSLR cameras for students' use during the college program. A second student darkroom facility is located in this building. This darkroom is set up with seven private darkrooms, two gang darkrooms, film processing and print finishing areas.

Campus Residence
Directly across the street from the Homestead, the Campus Residence features classrooms, internet café, student accommodations and laundry facilities.


The Village Campus is on Central Street in the center of Rockport Village.

Shepherd Building
The Shepherd Building at 18 Central Street houses the new Maine Media Gallery and Store, administrative offices and multi-use classrooms. Photographs donated by faculty and students to benefit the school are on sale at the Gallery. See the following page for the full schedule.

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Book Arts Studio
The Book Arts Studio is located at the Camden Hills Press, 3 miles north of the central campus. The facility consists of a print shop, bookbinding studio, and a book arts and design library. Equipment in the print shop includes two Vandercook proofing presses, composing table, type cabinets and galley racks, a guillotine paper cutter and a large assortment of metal, wood type and ornaments. The bookbinding studio contains a variety of book presses and sewing frames, a Jacques shear and stamping press, workbenches and a large assortment of bookbinding cloth and materials.

Students live, dine and work within this small community, usually walking between classes, meals and functions. Van service is available for students who prefer to ride. Additional information on our services and labs is available on the website. Students receive a full packet outlining specific details for courses prior to arrival in Rockport.