FAQ

Here are some of the most frequent questions.

Whats the difference between the Film Office and the Equipment center at 55 West 13th Street?

The Media Studies Film Office offers specialized equipment with a focus on Video Production; Film and Digital. This equipment is only avilable to a spesific group of students and faculty. 
The Equipment center on the other hand, provides general use quipment to any student in every New School program.

Who can Check Out equipment from the Film Office?

Students who are currently enrolled in specific classes in the Media Studies program.
this includes Film 2, Film 4,Digital Video Production*, Documentary Production Workshop*, Independent Study, Filmmaking Studio 1, Experiments in 16mm Filmmaking, and Advanced Experimental Film
*(certificate students only)

Where are you located?

We are at 6 E 16th Street, New York, NY. 6th Floor, Room 608

How can I contact You?

You can reach us to our emails
for general or film equipment (16mm) MSFilmOffice@newschool.edu

for digital equipment (SYNC) MSFilmSyncManager@newschool.edu

or you can call us at 646-909-4230 or 212-229-5800 (ext.4230)

What are your operation hours

We operate 
Monday - Thursday 8am to 10pm
Friday 8am to 5pm
Saturday 12pm to 5pm

Please consider that Building Hours and Academic Calendar my affect operation hours.

What Equipment do you have?

Depending on the class you are registerd to, you will have access to set of specialized equipment. Not everyone have access to the same equipment, so please refere to your handbook.

Can I return earlier than my scheduled time?

Unfortunaly no. Checkouts and Checkins take time to process, and due to our limited space and personale we have to schedule everyone to be able to have enough time to work eficiently.

Can I extend my checkout return time?

No.