Animation Production Spaces

916 S. Wabash Ave., 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Access the latest technology, tools, and equipment for your hand-drawn, stop-motion, and computer animation projects.

Cintiq Labs
1104 S. Wabash Ave., Room 413
916 S. Wabash Ave., Room 141


In two classroom/lab locations you can use state-of-the-art Wacom Cintiq tablets to draw directly on the screen with a pressure-sensitive digital pen. These tablets, used by professional animators, have a pressure-sensitive digital stylus that allow you to export your work directly into applications like Photoshop, Toon Boon Harmony, and Toon Boon Storyboard Pro.

Stop-Motion Labs
1104 S. Wabash Ave., Rooms 406 and 410


Dedicated lab areas with four work stations for students to build, film, and edit stop-motion animation projects. Each stage in the stop-motion labs are equipped with Dragonframe capture software and digital cameras. The Advanced Stop-Motion Lab includes space for more advanced sets and a motion-control camera rig.

Traditional Animation Camera Labs
1104 S. Wabash Ave., Rooms 426 and 428

students using the camera station lab

Camera stations equipped with state-of-the-art Dragonframe stop-motion software for traditional pencil testing and other direct forms of animated filmmaking.

Animation Equipment Center
1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Check out Wacom tablets, Cintiq styluses, and headphones to work on your projects outside of class.

Animation Instructional Spaces
1104 S. Wabash Ave., Rooms 425, 427, 429, and 431

Our instructional space for stop-motion and traditional animation projects includes a classroom with individual light tables for student use and a workshop for classroom instruction and building of stop-motion animation assets.