If you’re a TV buff and a huge movie afficionado, you certainly would want to view your movies in an ultra cool modern facility. That privilege will soon be exclusively available to all Lormanians this July 2011 through the newly constructed Lorma Colleges-PLDT Broadband Movie Theater.
This latest campus feature puts the college another notch higher in integrating technology and learning in a visually stimulating kind of way.
Co branded by Philippine Long Distance Telecommunications by way of its fast internet connection services, the Lorma-PLDT Movie Theater is in fact an extension of the college’s vast library resources which allow the students to watch high definition video tutorials, documentaries and films related to their specific courses.
One of the key people who initiated this media projec, Dean of Science and Technology Institute Mr. Hercy Cepriaso commends this feature as a useful means to engage the students in the learning process. He adds that “All these are made available from the school’s video subscriptions in Lorma’s US based content learning resources.”
The movie theater which will be located at the 2nd floor of the Library Building beside the Internet Room (former Technical Server room) will have a wide LED screen format (53”) and a high definition multimedia projector capable of video streaming in higher quality resolution from a range of 360p to 1080p. It will host a seating capacity of a maximum of 40 students and guests.
PLDT’s high speed dedicated internet connection specifically for the cinema is allotted at 3.5 mbps which can have a similar powerful throughput like that of one internet cafe. Several multimedia devices will also be utilized to handle a wide array of video codec support making the theater the most ideal location to watch and share HD videos with dolby surround sound system.
The initiatives for the campus cinema project was spearheaded by Marketing and IT Services Director Mr. Rufino Macagba III with the concerted efforts of Science and Technology Institute Dean Mr. Hercy Cepriaso as well as people from the I.T. Services department.