Metalworks Institute Campus:
Metalworks Institute’s ever-expanding campus is always in development and boasts the world’s most advanced technologies. Along with shared professional facilities at Metalworks Studios and Metalworks Production Group, our Show Production Lab and Digital Audio/MIDI Lab, as well as the studios, performance stages, lecture halls and classrooms offer unparalleled real-world integration.
Metalworks Institute’s studios were designed by world-renowned acoustician Terry Medwedyk of Group One Acoustics and feature, SSL and ICON consoles, Pro Tools HD Systems, effects and dynamic processors such as Urei, Lexicon, Pultec, TC-Electronics and DBX as well as plug-ins from UAD, Waves, McDSP, AVID, Slate Digital, Antares, Focusrite and Melodyne.
Show Production Workshop
Our exclusive educational partnership with Metalworks Production Group provides students with hands-on access to a vast array of the latest professional live sound and lighting equipment. Metalworks Institute’s Live Event & Concert Production workshops provide students with experience on both digital and analog sound equipment from makers like L-Acoustics, Sennheiser, Digidesign, VTC, Shure, QSC, Lab.gruppen, JBL, Midas, Adamson, Electro-Voice and Soundcraft.
Metalworks Institute’s Lighting & System Installation workshops give students exceptional experience on lighting systems from Martin, ETC and GrandMA as well as with the engineering of rigging, sound, lighting, staging, and video systems.
The lab is named in honour of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who is widely considered one of the most important pioneers in the development of the personal computer. Wozniak was the sole designer of Apple I and cofounded Apple Inc. along with Steve Jobs. This 50 seat lab is equipped with HD Projection Video and Dolby Digital EX 6.1 surround audio and provides students with individual workspaces complete with power, ethernet and MIDI controllers. Students also have access to a dedicated server which contains a large collection of audio and video media, including sound effects libraries by Sound Ideas, Hollywood Edge, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros and Lucasfilm as well as music libraries by Mix, Tunedrive, Trailer Trax and Turner Music.
The North Auditorium / Performance Stage provides students with a creative space to learn both the technical and creative essentials of live performance. Our exclusive educational partnership with Metalworks Production Group provides students with hands-on access to a vast array of the latest professional live sound and lighting equipment and musical instruments. This multi-faceted venue is used for lectures, workshops, as well as music clinics by our award winning faculty and adjunct faculty, and guest clinicians. The stage is also home to the monthly MWI Open Mic, and a wide variety of student shows and performances.
Metalworks Institute’s dynamic Lecture Hall was designed to provide our students with the optimum learning environment for lecture-based classes. Equipped with comfortable swivel seating, individual power and ethernet connections for each student, and a state of the art surround audio system and HD projection video system, our lecture hall also provides an ideal space for guest lectures from our award-winning adjunct faculty.
Our classrooms feature state of the art audio/visual teaching aids, including an Electro Voice sound system and an HD video projection system. The rooms are also Microsoft and Mac-supported. We believe that providing students with a comfortable well equipped classroom, the learning process and information retention becomes much more effortless for our students.
The common areas and campus grounds provide a creative and inspiring space for students to interact with their fellow peers, faculty members and staff. The North Hall and the South Lounge are both ideal spaces for students to socialize, study, create, share music, watch TV or even start a spontaneous jam session between classes.
The continual growth of our campus will support future programs as we continue to explore creative ways of producing exceptionally skilled graduates in all areas of the entertainment industry.
Open House & Campus Tour:
To check out our campus for yourself, come spend the afternoon with us, tour our facilities and meet the staff at one of our upcoming Open Houses.
Personal Campus Tour:
Alternatively, you can book a personal campus tour with an Admissions Counsellor. Enter your information in the chat on the bottom right and we will get back to you to confirm the time and date of your tour. You can also contact your Admissions Counsellor directly by calling (905) 279-4000 toll free: 1(866) 783-2200 or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org