Media Studio

About the Media Studio

The Media Studio provides access to state-of-the-art technology required for the creation of digital projects. Our staff are here to support you in the development of digital literacy and media creation skills. 

Support for students:

  • Develop digital literacy and media creation skills
  • Support digital media assignments such as videos, digital storytelling, podcasts, blogging and more
  • Access to the following Media Studio spaces: the Filming Studio, Editing Suites, and the Sound Booth
  • Borrow equipment for up to two days from the circulating collection to create your media project
  • Online consultation appointment for students for help with planning your project, selecting the right tool, finding media, or troubleshooting

Services for faculty & instructors:

  • Consulting on assignment design to integrate digital media into your courses. Our create digital assignments guide outlines the resources available to support your students
  • In-class instruction on planning and creating digital media
  • Access to web-based video creation accounts. A limited number of seats are available each semester, available on a first-come first-served basis
  • Creating a custom help guide for your students tailored to your assignment requirements
  • Borrow equipment for up to two days from the circulating collection
  • Book an appointment for faculty and instructors

Media related resources

Guides for Creating Digital Media:

Equipment and software

In-Studio equipment

  • An adjustable green screen
  • Canon Rebel DSLR cameras
  • Tripods
  • Ipads
  • Professional lighting including 1 light box and reflector
  • A variety of camera lenses
  • Shotgun microphone and mic packs (to record individual or multiple subjects)
  • 1 Mac recording station
  • Podcasting microphones

Equipment to borrow

  • Basic podcasting microphone
  • Podcasting kit with sound isolation booth
  • Handheld audio recorders
  • Handheld wireless microphone kit
  • Wireless lapel microphone kits (for camera/phone)
  • Canon camcorders
  • Canon DSLR camera
  • 360° camera
  • GoPro HERO5 Session
  • Cellphone tripods/full size tripods
  • “Selfie” ring light
  • Clip-on macro lens for cellphone photography
  • Cellphone gimbal/stabilizer
  • Keynote/PowerPoint presentation remote (with laser pointer)
     

Video software

  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Adobe After-Effects CC
  • Adobe Media Encoder CC
  • Adobe Prelude CC
  • Apple iMovie

Audio software

  • Ableton
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Audacity
  • Apple GarageBand
  • Apple Logic Pro

Design software

  • Adobe Animate CC
  • Adobe Fireworks CS6
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe InDesign CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Apple Pages
  • Apple KeyNote
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
  • Adobe Lightroom CC
  • Adobe Muse CC
  • Microsoft Office

Need something we don't have? Let us know!

When is the Media Studio open?

Media Studio workshops

Visit the library's workshop page to read about the workshops we offer.