The Center for the Moving Image produces and documents collaborative, interdisciplinary projects that integrate the performing arts into the syntaxes of emerging media technologies to create a unique artistic vision.

As part of the Department of Media Study, the CMI has excellent resources in support of cross disciplinary projects.; a nationally renowned faculty, high end production equipment, state of the art lab facilities, three screening rooms, and professional staff support. Media Study is housed in the Center for the Arts which has a diverse mix of display and performance spaces including a 1,748-seat Mainstage Theatre, 388-seat Drama Theatre, 185-seat experimental Black Box Theatre, 210-seat Screening Room, video production and sound studios, the University gallery, a student art gallery, and two dance/performance studios. UB's other arts programs including Music, Theater and Dance, Arts Management, and Visual Studies also offer extensive resources.