Streamed videos can be useful as reference, inspiration, or tutorials for understanding new design tools. Locate streaming video with the video databases below that have a strong focus on art and design topics.
(Films Media Group) A streaming video collection of educational films from Films Media Group covering a wide range of subject matter. Videos are available as Flash Video streams, but Windows Media and QuickTime formats are also available for most titles.
(Kanopy) Full-length streamed videos including popular documentaries, feature films, and professional educational films covering the arts, business, education, global studies, health, media and communication, science, social science, and technical training.
- Users must create a separate Kanopy profile to use this service, using a Seneca Polytechnic email address to set up the account. - Mobile access requires use of a separate Kanopy app. - Kanopy videos will not display in classes delivered via MS Teams or Zoom. Share the link for the film instead, ask viewers to open another browser tab and view the film or scene, and then return to class in Teams or Zoom.
(LinkedIn) Online video training tutorials on various topics, applications, and software packages including audio and video production, 3D animation, AutoCAD, Maya, web design, computer programming, and business and office applications.
- Seneca students, faculty, and staff must first register to use this service by creating a separate LinkedIn Learning account through the "Login to LinkedIn Learning" link on the college's LinkedIn Learning page.
- This product was acquired and licensed by Continuing Education, not Seneca Libraries. It is only on our site as a courtesy and research convenience.
(SkillSoft) Provides access to thousands of e-books in the fields of computer and information technology, business, and engineering (ITPro, BusinessPro, FinancePro, and EngineeringPro, respectively), as well as "Leadership Channel" videos.
(Stash Media) Thousands of motion design, animation, and VFX projects, including behind-the-scenes features, interviews with professionals, trends and techniques, advertising, brand films, music videos; and short films.
(Cannes Lions) Award-winning creative advertising campaigns from leading brands and agencies, and the work that went into their development. Includes industry analysis and insights, project background material, talks/discussions, and searching of campaigns by agency name, brand name, person, or topic.
- Users must register with their Seneca email address for a separate vendor login, and "Sign in" with it every time they go into the database.