Video Wall: Showcase Your Art!

Looking to get your photos, videos, etc. showcased? The Lyons New Media Centre has a large video wall and the staff enjoy showcasing student work on it!

The focus of our showcasing is on art and course projects. Photography, videos, music videos, scanned artwork, etc. are all welcome! For more information, please email us.


Video Wall: Showcase Your Art!

File Specifications

File Specifications

Images

  • Video wall display dimensions: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Resolution: 72-150 dpi (generally)
  • File types: PNG or JPG only

Videos

  • Video wall display dimensions: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • File types: MP4 or YouTube link
  • Audio: videos must be silent
  • Captioning: "open captioning" required for the video wall (captioning is "burned in" on the video)
    • See the section on Captioning below for important information.
  • Captioning on any video that has speech is required by Ontario law. So, Lyons requires all videos with speech to be captioned.
    • Videos submitted without captioning will be denied.
    • Captioning required for the video wall is known as open captioning which is basically burned into the video (always shows, cannot be turned off).
    • Lyons has software that will aid in adding captioning, including Camtasia (available in both Edit Suites).
      • Don't have time? There are online services that will provide captions and transcriptions such as Rev.com (for a price).

Be sure that any media you use in your submitted art is your own work.

If you use any additional media that you have not created, be sure that it is covered via a Creative Commons license, is offered royalty free, or that you have permission to use it. If media is found to use copyright protected content without permission, it will not be displayed on the video wall.

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