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The Studio

Video Room

video roomThe video production room is available to use for photo or video shoots.  It is located in room 251 Hodges Library.

Check in at the Studio with your UT ID card to use the video room and it’s equipment.  You can reserve the room online, by calling us, or stopping in to schedule your appointment.

Backdrops include green, white, and black vinyl screens. We also have a grey curtain that can be configured in a straight or corner layout  Feel free to use your own decorations and props in the room.  Have questions?  Drop by and check out the room or contact us to ask your questions – email studio@nullutk.edu or call (865) 974-6396.

The following equipment is available for use in the video room:

Item
Name
Purpose
Associated Items
Sony PXW-FS5 Camera

Pro Video Camcorder
Sony PXW-FS5

Professional Video
Several shooting modes including 4k.
Cine Lenses
SmartLav Mic
Boom Mic
Wireless Lavalier Mic
Tripod
White Balance Disc
Rokinon 4 Cine Lenses

Cine Lenses
Rokinon
24mm
35mm
50mm
85mm

Video
Set of 4 lenses to use with the Sony camcorder. 25mm having the widest field of view and the 85mm having the tightest field of view.
Sony PXW-FS5 camcorder
Canon T5i

DSLR
Canon Rebel T5i

Photography and Video
No headphone audio monitoring capabilities.

All Mics
USB Preamp
iPad/Teleprompter
Tripod
Light Meter
White Balance Disc

Sony HD Camcorder

Digital Video Camera
Sony
HDR-CX430V

Video
Very basic and easy to use.

All Lighting
Boom Mic
Wireless Lavalier Mic
SmartLav Mic
Handheld Mic

360fly-360-hd-video-camera

360 4k Cam
360 Fly

Captures 360 Degrees of Video in 4k

All lighting
MePhoto Tripods

Item
Name
Purpose
Associated Items
Boom Mic

Boom Mic
Audio-Technica
AT897 microphone 

Used to assist in capturing high quality audio.
Requires boom stand or pole. 

All Cameras
Tascam Digital Audio Recorder
Boom Stand
Boom Pole 

Audiotechnica ATR 1200

Handheld Mic
Audio-Technica ATR-1200 

Used to assist in capturing high quality audio
Can be used with a mic stand or handheld. 

All Cameras
Tascam Digital Audio Recorder 

Sennheiser EW 100

Wireless Lavalier Mic
Sennheiser ew 100 

Allows for wireless audio recording 

All Cameras
Digital Audio Recorders 

Rhode SmartLav

Smartphone Lavalier Mic
Rhodes SmartLav + 

Records audio
Directly into a smart phone – can record to camera using the provided accessories. 

All cameras
Most smartphones,
tablets, and laptops 

Azden-ECZ-990

On-camera Boom Mic
Azden ECZ-990 

Used to assist in capturing high quality audio
Mounts on camera’s hotshoe. 

Canon T5i

USB Dual PreAmp

USB Pre Amp
ART Project Series
2 channel Preamplifier 

Amplifies audio signals to video cameras or audio recorders
Allows DSLR audio to be monitored with headphones.

Canon DSLR
Sony Digital Video Camera

Zoom H4N Pro Pro Digital Audio Recorder
Zoom H4N 
Captures pro quality audio
MP3 or WAV formats.

All Mics
All Cameras 

Item
Name
Purpose
Associated Items
Ikan LED Lights_5

LED light kits
x5
Ikan

Continuous light source for photo and video
Battery powered or power cord ready. 

All cameras
Light Meter
White Balance Disc
Green Screen

S+V Ringlight

Ring Light
Smith and Vector

Continuous light source for photo and video
Great for vlogging and portrait photography.

All cameras and iPad
Smartphone w/ tripod mount
Light Meter
White Balance Disc

Alien Bees Strobe 400

Studio Strobe
Alien Bees 400

Powerful off-camera flash for photography
Triggered by pc chord or flash from camera/speedlight.
This is a non-continuous light source.

Canon DSLR
Canon Speedlight
Umbrella
Octobox

Canon Speedlight

Speedlight
Canon 430EX II

Advanced flash for photography
Fits on DSLR hotshoe.
Can be used to trigger studio strobe.

Canon DSLR
Alien Bees Studio Strobe

Dracast LED 1000 Bi-Color LED Panel x 2
Dracast LED 1000 
Video and Photography
Setup in room to light greenscreen

All cameras
Light Meter
White Balance Disc
Green Screen 

Alien Bees Umbrella

Shoot-thru Umbrella
Alien Bees

Softens and spreads light from studio strobes and flashes
Great for photography & portrait lighting.

Alien Bees Studio Strobe
Canon Speedlight
All Cameras

Alien Bees Octobox

Octobox
Alien Bees 

Softens and spreads light
from studio strobes and flashes
Great for photography/portrait lighting.
Lightsource becomes larger than shoot-thru umbrella. 

Alien Bees Studio Strobe
All Cameras 

Flashpoint Boom Arm

Boom Arm and Stand
Smith & Vector 

Aids in getting light where you need it while keeping the stand out of the shot.
Great for rim/hair lighting or lighting from overhead. 

All lights

Sekonic_Flashmate_LightMeter

Light Meter
Sekonic Flashmate 

Aids in achieving exposure
Used in photography to measure the existing light or light from flashes and strobes. 

Canon DSLR
All lighting 

Matthews Solid Frame Scrim

48 x 48 Scrim
Matthews 

Video and Photography
Softens and Spreads light. Place light on one side of scrim and your subject on the other. 

All lights
C-Stand 

Westcott 5-in-1 Reflector

5-in-1 Reflector
Westcott 

Video and Photography
Used to bounce, diffuse, or block light. Adds warmth or specular highlights. 

All photography and videography projects 

Impact Quickbalance

White Balance Disc
Impact Quickbalance 

Aids in achieving accurate white balance for you photo and video projects.
Helps assure the whites in your scene look truly white and your image does not have an unwanted color cast. 

All cameras and lighting

Item
Name
Purpose
Associated Items
Manfrotto Fluid Head Tripod System

Fluid Head Tripod System
Manfrotto 

Video
Specially designed tripod for smooth pans and tilts. 

All Cameras 

MePhoto Tripod

Tripod
MePhoto 

Video and Photography 

All Cameras
Smartphone Tripod Mount 

Smartphone tripod mount

Smartphone Tripod Mount 

Secures smartphones to a tripod for video or photo
Great for assist in vlogging and use with ring light 

All Lighting

Tripod Dolly

Tripod Dolly
Pearstone 

Video
Puts tripods on wheels for easy moving and creative video shooting.

Tripods

Glide Gear Straight Track

Straight Track
Glide Gear 

Allows for creative, smooth tracking shots in video production
Mount the camera on the MePhoto tripod, mount the tripod to the Glide Gear Dolly, the roll the set-up front to back, left to right for smooth shooting. 

Glide Gear tripod Dolly
MePhoto Tripods
All Cameras 

Glide Gear Floor Track Tripod Dolly

Floor/Track Dolly
Glide Gear 

Video
Puts tripods on special wheels designed for the Glide Gear Straight Track. 

Glide Gear Straight Track
MePhoto Tripods 

Ikan Camera Slider

Camera Slider
iKan 

Video
Helps achieve stable, precise movements.
Place on Smith-Vector tripod base, floor, or table.
Attach camera directly or on fluid tripod head mounted to the slider. 

All Cameras
Smith-Vector Tripod Base 

Ikan Mini Jib

Mini Jib
iKan 

Video
Operates like a see-saw, using counterweights to balance the camera. It allows for unique camera movements and camera angles that you couldn’t otherwise achieve. 

All Cameras
Smith-Vector Tripod Base 

Smith-Vector Propod Base Tripod

Tripod Base
Smith-Vector Propod 

Used to support the iKan Mini Jib & iKan Camera Slider
Mount mini jib or camera slider to tripod base for use. 

iKan Mini Jib
iKan Camera Slider 

Item
Name
Purpose
Associated Items
Clapboard

Dry Erase Clapboard 

Assists in keeping video shoots organized
Helps in syncing audio to video. 

All cameras and digital audio recorder 

iPad Teleprompt

iPad Teleprompter 

Runs scripts for video production
Reflects scripts running on iPad telepromptor software. 

All cameras and iPad

ipad

iPad 2

Runs the teleprompter software
Load your script into the teleprompter to view as you record.

iPad Teleprompter

Field Monitor

Field Monitor
Newer 

Larger display that replicates the picture being recorded to the camera.
Helpful for maintaining a focused image and seeing all the details within a frame. 

All cameras 

Lilliput A7S 4k Monitor

4k Field Monitor
Lilliput A7S 

Larger 4k display that replicates the picture being recorded to the camera.
Helpful for maintaining a focused image and seeing all the details within a frame. 

All cameras

Portable Green Screen

Portable Green/Blue Screen 

Video and Photography 

All Lighting
All Cameras 

Tabletop Cyclorama

Tabletop Cyclorama 

Photography
Creates an infinite backfground look.
Used for photographing small objects.
Great for product shots. 

All Lighting
Canon DSLR 

 

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