Silence on set and… ACTION! – The Second Annual Kate Regan Short Film Festival.

In honor and in memory of one of the University of Portland’s most beloved professors, the Academic Technology Services team presents:

The Second Annual Kate Regan Film Festival

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Open to all students who have passion for film making!

As the short film-making season begins, the Digital Lab Staff would like to offer you the equipment and resources we have here in the Digital Lab as you start your journey with your short film. We also have link to websites that have licensing free music, which, in the business of film-making, is incredibly important. In addition, the Digital Lab staff is at your service to help you make this year, your year for film!

Get out your drafting pencils, your film, your SD cards; whatever you need to start your project as this Short Film Festival rounds to corner!

For more information regarding the Film Festival, such as how to enter, rules and guidelines, please click the following link to the official WordPress site for the Kate Regan Film Festival.

Happy filming!

Digital Lab Staff


Welcome to

Greetings Digital Lab friends,

Did you miss the iMovie tutorials offered by the Digital Lab? Still want to learn about iMovie but on your own time? Have a project due soon that would achieve that A grade with a clean-cut video? Don’t you fret because we have just the resources you need! is a great website where you can learn anything from basic Photoshop CS6 techniques to the full length tutorials on anything, like iMovie.

Screenshot of the iMovie 11 Essential Training Video

Follow this link to and to the full length iMovie 11 Essential Training, to start your knowledge on the new update from iMovie.

If you have any questions about iMovie or feel free to stop by the Digital Lab where a student assistant would be more than happy to assist you!

Happy friday,

Digital Lab Staff

Happy Haunts from the Digital Lab

Greetings Digital Lab friends,

We hope your day is filled with spooks and haunts, ghosts and ghouls and voices that ring “Trick or Treat” and “Happy Halloween!”

We hope the Offerendas are blessed, the Calacas bring joy and this years celebrations of Día de los Muertos is full of your dearest friends and family.

We hope that all celebrations – Alla Helgnas Dag, Yue Lan, La fête d’Halloween, Día de los Muertos, All Hallow’s Eve and Halloween- are fun filled and enjoyable to all!

No matter what you celebrate on October 31st or beyond, we want to wish you enjoyment from the beginning of the Holiday Season!

The Digital Lab and it’s staff are celebrating today! See our costumes on this Instagram post through the Clark Memorial Library.


Happy Haunts,

Digital Lab Staff

A Look into the Digital Lab Image Studio

Tobacco Pouch

Hello Digital Lab friends!

This past week the Digital Lab Staff have been continuing their work archiving images for the Clark Library. Here is a recent photo, taken on friday, of a Native American Tobacco Pouch. Many amazing pieces of history pass through our Image Studio so that we can document them into our digital collection. Interested in seeing more? Follow this link to the Library’s Digital Collection!

Interested in documenting your own history into a digital collection? Stop by the Digital Lab to see how we can be of assistance!

Have a wonderful rest of your weekend!

Digital Lab Staff

More workshops added to the Fall 2014 Workshop Series

Still craving to get new knowledge through the Digital Lab’s Workshop Series? Well you are in luck! The Digital Lab has extended it’s Fall 2014 Workshop Series with four more sessions: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. September 29 and October 2nd  These four workshops will cover the basics of the newest version of iMovie.


Budding directors and film editors brush up on your skills or learn from the beginning!  Visit our workshops page to register.

See you soon!

Digital Lab Staff 

Find your place for projects!

Hello friends!

New student projects have been added to the projects tab on the main page, as well as a new tab for Design projects! You kind find these new project designs here!

Do you have a class project that would be amazing with a beautiful photograph? How about a short video interview? Or perhaps a stunning poster design? Come check out the Digital Lab for everything we have to offer to make your next class project the best one yet!

Keep on with your wonderful weekend!

Digital Lab Staff

The Digital Lab and the Clark Library Art Collection

Ever notice the beautiful artwork displayed in the Clark Library? The Digital Lab is photographing all the art that can be seen in the library to a Digital Collection that can be found on the Library’s Digital Collections page.

_MG_5978The high quality images have been produced in the Image Production Studio. This studio is open to all student access if you would also like to experiment with building your own digital collection. Stop by the Digital Lab service desk for more details.