The handbook contains the policies and procedures for the department. Please read through them as you will be expected to be aware of them and abide by them during your time in the program.

This online resource has been prepared by the Media Arts Lab (MAL) with the support of the Media Arts Department to serve the students enrolled as Media Arts Studies Majors and Minors. It will serve as a guide to help you get the most out of your student experience by providing a quick and accessible reference to the MAL policies and procedures.

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Media Arts Lab

The Media Arts Lab is a series of media production facilities and student staff that serve students and faculty of the Media Arts Program in the Theatre and Media Arts Department.


The TMA department and the MAL manage a collection of workspaces and equipment checkout rooms, housing computers and resources necessary for proper, professional filmmaking.
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BYU had a large number of some of the best equipment the industry has to offer. Learn how to use and check out this equipment here.
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Fines and Fees

When checking out equipment from the department you assume responsibility for it. Avoid fines by being aware of the policies and expectations when you borrow equipment.

MAL Tutorials

These videos were created by the MAL to introduce new Media Arts students to the policies and procedures of the department.