Building Access

MICA and JHU IDs should automatically allow STUDENTS ACCESS to the Film Centre.

If you experience a problem with your:
micard, please contact mica campus safety at
j-card users should contact Melissa Capello at

-Students are able to access the film centre between 7am and 2am during Fall and Spring semesters. 
Look out for summer/winter hours in the newsletter or posted around the building. 

Base-level card access includes;

-Film Centre Entrance (North ave.)
-2nd Floor Stairwell Entrance,
-Computer Classroom - T239,
-the Grad Lounge - T205 (Grads Only)

Access to internal facilities at the Film Centre is determined by course enrollment, class standing, and whether or not you are a Major, Minor, or Concentrator of any of the programs in the building. These room authorizations are managed by the cage. 


JHU Campus Safety and Security: 410-516-7777
MICA campus safety: 410-225-2245

MICA Campus Safety Alerts 

Make sure you are also receiving campus-wide emails from your respective institution.

Digital Services

Digital Services at the Centre are supported by MICA systems.  In order to log into computers, access the server, enter WebCheckout and utilize tutorials, you will need a MICA email and password.

JHU students who are enrolled in a course, at the Film Centre are automatically enrolled in the system. You will receive an email at your JHU account from with instructions to complete your password.  If you have not received this email, contact Melissa at

If you are having trouble with any of the mentioned services, contact and CC 

If you are a JHU student, sign up for MICA email blasts to stay abreast MICA campus issues by following these directions.

Reserving Rooms and Equipment

You will need to attend one of the Film and Video Cage orientations at the beginning of the semester to be able to access equipment. Reserve equipment and production facilities using: (desktop only). Reserve classrooms by registering an Account here

Film Centre Server

Most production courses will have access to our internal server. Our server is fast enough to work off of, but you are responsible for backing up your work elsewhere.

The server will show up automatically on the desktop as ‘Film Centre’ on any Film Centre computer using the permissions of the login patron. The server can only be accessed inside the Film Centre.

If you become disconnected for any reason, or need to login while on a different account, go to; ‘Finder’, ‘Go’ in the toolbar, ‘Connect to Server’ and type in: smb:// You will then be prompted to enter your login credentials. You may need to eject the server before reconnecting if you are on someone else's account or a shared account. The server is only able to support 120GB of storage per student. Student’s violating this rule will have their server access revoked.

If you are a major or currently enrolled in a production course @ the Film Centre and are having trouble logging into the server, please email, and

Computer Wiping

Computer hard drives will be wiped weekly. You are required to keep any and all projects on YOUR own external media. The Film Centre is not responsible for ANY work that is lost.


MICA and JHU Graduate Students can park for free at the Maryland and Lafayette lot. MICA spaces are stenciled "MICA" on the asphalt. Contact MICA Campus Safety about getting a parking pass.

There is some free street parking in the back of the building (E. 20th St.), and the lot next to the Centre is $6 a day.

MICA Parking Pass: 410-225-2355


JHU and mica IDs work on either institutions shuttle service.

-Northbound @ North ave and Charles (SE corner)
-Southbound @ North ave and St. Paul (NW corner)

MICA Circulator
MICA Circulator stops in front of the Centre through out the day.

MICA Shuttle, upon request,
Sunday - Thursday from 5:00 pm until 3:00am
and Friday - Saturday from 5:00pm - 4:00 am.

Contacts Us
JHU/MICA Film Centre Video Cage
10 E. North ave. 2nd Floor, T240
Baltimore, MD 21218