Recording Facilities

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UniSA provides a variety of facilities and services to help staff produce video for digital learning. A variety of self-serve and assisted facilities are available on each campus.

What facilities are available and how are they booked?

City West

Assisted or Self-Serve Use | Large Room | Green Screen

This studio is accessible through the Media Team's workspace at the TIU Media Hub (CWE-JS6-16). It is manned by the TIU Media Team. Depending on the project, the Media Team may be available to edit the recorded content. Alternatively, staff can bring their own USB and take the footage with them.

Technical capabilities:

  • LED lighting
  • 1 fixed automated camera with zoom and adjustment capabilities
  • Touch screen controls
  • Green screen wall
  • Green backdrop sheet for more coverage
  • Black backdrop sheet
  • Picture in picture capability
  • Real-time green screen keying
  • Teleprompter
  • Lectern
  • High seats (black)
  • Short stools (green)
  • 2 lapel microphones (both record to same channel)
  • Record to USB (3.0 or higher required)

How to book

The studio can be booked using Outlook Calendar meetings. Invite CWE-JS6-16d Green Screen Studio as if it were an attendee of the meeting. If the studio is free, the room will automatically accept the invite. Please don’t add the room as a location as this may result in a double booking.

If you need assistance using the studio (including teleprompter operation), add a member from the TIU Media Team (chris.jackson@unisa.edu.au and brennan.foot@unisa.edu.au).

If you're having issues making the booking, contact Charlotte Rose with all relevant information.

Access

Access to JS6-16 is restricted. With your booking in the calendar, someone should be available to let you into the room - however if, for whatever reason, no one is available to open the door for you, there is a security phone to the left of the entrance. Tell Security you have a booking to use the studio and you need the door opened - they may ask your name to confirm the booking. You can also get temporary staff card access to the room via Security on the ground floor if you have a booking.

Assisted or Self-Serve Use | Small Room | High-quality Audio

The booth is accessible through the Media Team's workspace at the TIU Media Hub (CWE-JS6-16). It is manned by the Media Team but is also available for self-service use. Ideal for PowerPoint presentations and any voice-over projects. 

Technical capabilities:

  • High-quality microphone
  • Acoustically treated room
  • Dual monitor computer setup
  • Panopto, PowerPoint, and Audacity installed
  • Webcam
  • LED lighting on request

How to book

The studio can be booked using Outlook Calendar meetings. Invite CWE-JS6-16d as if it were an attendee of the meeting. If the studio is free, the room will automatically accept the invite. Please don’t add the room as a location as this may result in a double booking.

If you need assistance using the studio (including first-time setup), book an assistant from the TIU Media Team (Declan Wall, Chris Jackson and Breannan Foot).

If you're having issues making the booking, contact Declan Wall or Charlotte Rose with all relevant information.

Access

Access to JS6-16 is restricted. Someone should be available to let you into the room - however if, for whatever reason, no one is available to open the door for you, there is a security phone to the left of the entrance. Tell Security you have a booking to use the studio and you need the door opened - they may ask your name to confirm the booking. You can also get temporary staff card access to the room via Security if you have a booking.

Self-Serve Use | Large Room | Green Screen

The BH4-10 recording studio is designed so that academics can produce their own recordings with minimal assistance. After an introductory session on how to use the studio, conducted by the TIU Media Team on request, academics can operate the studio by themselves. The video file is saved to USB storage on completion. If required, the academic can upload their recording into Panopto and edit it using the Panopto Editor.

Technical capabilities:

  • LED automated lighting
  • Full green screen
  • 3 different areas for recording (Lectern, Free standing and Interview)
  • Picture in picture (PIP) capability
  • Touch screen controls
  • 1 fixed automated camera with zoom and adjustment capabilities.
  • 2 large screens so academics can see themselves and any PowerPoints/images/videos/backgrounds they use.
  • 2 lapel microphones
  • Fully automated recording
  • Recorded file automatically transferred to USB

Help resources for the EASS City West Recording Studio

City East

Assisted or Self-Serve Use | Large Room | Green Screen

The Playford Recording Studio is designed so that academics can produce their own recordings with minimal assistance. After an introductory session on how to use the studio, conducted by the TIU Media Team on request, academics can operate the studio by themselves. The video file is saved to USB storage on completion. If required, the academic can upload their recording into Panopto and edit it using the Panopto Editor.

Technical capabilities:

  • Green screen capabilities
  • LED automated lighting
  • 3 different areas for recording (Lectern, Free standing and Interview)
  • Picture in picture (PIP) capability
  • Touch screen controls
  • 1 fixed automated camera with zoom and adjustment capabilities.
  • 2 large screens so academics can see themselves and any PowerPoints/images/videos/backgrounds they use.
  • 2 lapel microphones
  • Fully automated recording
  • Recorded file automatically transferred to USB

How to Book

The studio can be booked by sending requests to the TIU media team via the AV Booking Form or it can be booked via Outlook Calendar Meetings. Invite CEA-P5-17-Playford Recording Studio as if it were an attendee of the meeting. If the studio is free, the room will automatically accept the invite. Please don’t add the room as a location as this may result in a double booking.

Magill

Self-Serve Use | Small Room | Green Screen

The Magill, B1-47a Recording Studio is designed so that academics can produce their own recordings with minimal assistance. After an introductory session on how to use the studio, conducted by the TIU Media Team on request, academics can operate the studio by themselves. The video file is saved to USB storage on completion. If required, the academic can upload their recording into Panopto and edit it using the Panopto Editor.

Technical capabilities:

  • LED automated lighting
  • Full green screen
  • 3 different areas for recording (Lectern, Free standing and Interview)
  • Picture in picture (PIP) capability
  • Touch screen controls
  • 1 fixed automated camera with zoom and adjustment capabilities.
  • 2 large screens so academics can see themselves and any PowerPoints/images/videos/backgrounds they use.
  • 2 lapel microphones
  • Fully automated recording
  • Recorded file automatically transferred to USB

How to Book

The studio can be booked through Outlook calendar.

Mawson Lakes

Assisted or Self-Serve Use | Large Room | Green Screen

The Mawson Lakes, GP1-12 video recording studio provides recording facilities for academic and professional staff. All recording, editing and post production can be supported by the TIU Media Team on request via the AV Booking Form.

Technical capability:

  • Green screen recording enabled
  • Interview style recording enabled
  • Quality audio capture
  • Post production options

Equipment:

  • HD video camera
  • Autocue
  • 5 X studio lights
  • HDMI monitoring TV
  • Glass board
  • iMac editing computer
  • Windows editing computer
  • HD recorder
  • HD scaler
  • HDMI video transmitter
  • HD video switcher
  • Control laptop for HD switcher
  • 2 X lapel radio mics
  • Stills camera
  • Green screen
  • Black curtains

How to book

The studio can be booked by sending requests to the TIU media team via the AV Booking Form or it can be booked via Outlook Calendar Meetings. Invite MLK-GP1-12 Recording Studio as if it were an attendee of the meeting. If the studio is free, the room will automatically accept the invite. Please don’t add the room as a location as this may result in a double booking.

Support from the TIU media team is available apon request.