Intersections Lab

Located on the third floor of the Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts (328 GCFA), the Intersections Lab is a teaching facility with recent iMacs and a wide suite of media production software.

There are 21 computers available to students and one computer for the instructor at the podium connected to the projector.

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Reporting Problems

Please report problems with the lab, including hardware or software issues, or difficulties logging in, to ampdcomp@yorku.ca using your YORK email address.

Logging In

Students enrolled in classes held in the Intersections Lab will have had an account created automatically.

Please log in with your username, which will be your Passport York name and your password, which initially will be your York student number.

File Storage

Local hard drive

You can temporarily store work on the hard drive of the workstation you are at.  Look for a folder called “SAVE_WORK_HERE”.

Please note that this storage area is shared by all, so do not leave sensitive material there. Also, when the machine is serviced, this folder will be deleted.  Work saved anywhere else on the hard drive (including preferences and settings) will be deleted when you log out.

Always move your work to another storage location before logging out of the workstation.

Google Drive

Every undergraduate student at York has Google Apps including Google Drive.

To access this storage, please point a browser to http://drive.google.com

For more information, please refer to http://google.info.yorku.ca/

Server Storage

If your course has been set up with server storage, you will be able to save files on Forerunner.

Lab Closures

Seasonal Closures

The lab will close for maintenance on April 27th, 2018 and will reopen in September.

Event Closure: Moodle Support

Beginning Monday March 12. 2018, Lillian Heinson from AMPD Computing will be in the Intersections lab to assist students and instructors who require help with Moodle. Come with all your Moodle questions! The lab will remain open but please bear in mind that there will be background chatter. The sessions will take place Mondays from 10am to noon.

Event Closure: Staff Training

Wednesday, May 9th @ 9am – 10am
Wednesday, May 16th @ 9am – 10am
Wednesday, May 23rd @ 9am – 10am
Wednesday, May 30th @ 9am – 10am

2017-2018 Academic Year Schedule

Fall 2017-2018 Schedule

Please refer to your course outline for official times and locations.

  1. 8:30
  2. 9:30
  3. 10:30
  4. 11:30
  5. 12:30
  6. 1:30
  7. 2:30
  8. 3:30
  9. 4:30
  10. 5:30
  11. 6:30
  12. 7:30
  13. 8:30
  14. 9:30
  15. 10:30
  16. 11:30
  17. 12:30
  1. Mon

    1:30pm-4:00pm – Erin Yunes

    VAAH 2016
    Introductory Digital Photography: Camera to Image

  2. Tue

    9:30am-12:00pm – Xuan Ye

    VAAH 2016
    Introductory Digital Photography: Camera to Image

  3. Wed

    1:30pm-4:00pm – Chris Ironside

    VAAH 2016
    Introductory Digital Photography: Camera to Image

  4. Thu

    9:30am-12:00pm – Erin Yunes

    VAAH 2016
    Introductory Digital Photography: Camera to Image

  5. Fri

Winter 2017-2018 Schedule

Please refer to your course outline for official times and locations.

  1. 8:30
  2. 9:30
  3. 10:30
  4. 11:30
  5. 12:30
  6. 1:30
  7. 2:30
  8. 3:30
  9. 4:30
  10. 5:30
  11. 6:30
  12. 7:30
  13. 8:30
  14. 9:30
  15. 10:30
  16. 11:30
  17. 12:30
  1. Mon

    5:30pm-9:00pm – Taien Ng-Chan

    FILM 6246
    Future Cinema II: Applied Theory

  2. Tue
  3. Wed
  4. Thu

    11:30pm-12:30pm – Katherine Knight

    VAAH 2061
    Photo Studio I

    12:30pm-2:30pm – Xuan Ye

    VAAH 2061
    Photo Studio I

    2:30pm-4:30pm – Tiffany Schofield

    VAAH 2061
    Photo Studio I

  5. Fri

Summer 2017-2018 Schedule

Summer Bookings:

FILM 6210 – June 18-22, 10 am to 6 pm

Media Embassy workshops, Thursdays: 10am-1pm, August 9 through August 23 inclusive.

2018-2019 Academic Year Schedule

Fall 2018-2019 Schedule

Please refer to your course outline for official times and locations.

  1. 8:30
  2. 9:30
  3. 10:30
  4. 11:30
  5. 12:30
  6. 1:30
  7. 2:30
  8. 3:30
  9. 4:30
  10. 5:30
  11. 6:30
  12. 7:30
  13. 8:30
  14. 9:30
  15. 10:30
  16. 11:30
  17. 12:30
  1. Mon

    1:30pm to 4:00pm

    VISA 2065
    VISA 2065

  2. Tue

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    VISA 2065
    VISA 2065

    1:30pm to 5:30pm

    VISA 1999
    VISA 1999

    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    FILM 3840
    FILM 3840

  3. Wed

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    FILM 2001
    Lecture

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    FILM 2001
    Tutorial

    1:30pm to 4:00pm

    VISA 2065
    VISA 2065

    5:30pm to 8:30pm

    FILM 4310
    Taien Ng-Chan

  4. Thu

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    VISA 2065
    VISA 2065

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    FILM 2001
    Tutorial

    1:30pm to 5:30pm

    VISA 1999
    VISA 1999

  5. Fri

Winter 2018-2019 Schedule

Please refer to your course outline for official times and locations.

  1. 8:30
  2. 9:30
  3. 10:30
  4. 11:30
  5. 12:30
  6. 1:30
  7. 2:30
  8. 3:30
  9. 4:30
  10. 5:30
  11. 6:30
  12. 7:30
  13. 8:30
  14. 9:30
  15. 10:30
  16. 11:30
  17. 12:30
  1. Mon

    5:30am to 8:30pm

    FILM 6246
    FILM 6246

  2. Tue

    10:30am to 13:30pm

    FILM 3101
    Lecture

    13:30pm to 4:30pm

    FILM 3101
    Tutorial

    2:30pm to 6:30pm

    VISA 3062
    VISA 3062

  3. Wed

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    FILM 2001
    Tutorial

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    FILM 2001
    Lecture

    1:30pm to 5:30pm

    VISA 3057
    VISA 3057

  4. Thu

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    FILM 2001
    Lecture

    12:30pm to 2:30pm

    VISA 2061
    VISA 2061

    2:30pm to 4:30pm

    VISA 2061
    VISA 2061

  5. Fri

Intersections Lab Software List

Effective 2017/12/04

  • Adobe Acrobat X Pro
  • Adobe CS6 Master Collection
  • Final Cut Pro + Compressor + Motion
  • Audacity
  • Blender 2.66a (2.66.1)
  • Cinema Tools
  • Digital Performer 6.01
  • Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird
  • GarageBand
  • HandBrake
  • iDVD
  • iMovie
  • Keynotes
  • Comodo Edit
  • LibreOffice
  • Microsoft Office Pro 2016
  • NeoOffice
  • Numbers
  • Pages
  • Rhinoceros
  • SketchUp 2014
  • Skype
  • Soundtrack Pro
  • Trend Micro Security (Anti-Virus)
  • VLC (Media Player)
  • Wacom Utility
  • Zoom.us (Video Conferencing)

Information for Faculty Members

All AMPD faculty members are invited to schedule courses in the Intersections Lab that can take advantage of its computers and software.

Please coordinate with your department’s Operations/Studio Manager to enter a request to schedule the lab. They can also arrange a tour of the lab if you would like to see it in person.

Deadline for Fall/Winter Course Bookings

Please enter your requests by November 1st.

Deadline for Summer Course Bookings

Please enter your requests by October 1st.

Software Changes

If your course will require software not already installed (see list above), please include this in your booking request.