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Facilities: The Brooklyn College Television Center

018 Whitehead Hall (Basement)
Tel: (718) 951-5585
Fax: (718) 951-5558

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Brooklyn College Television Center Handouts and Links

Staff Listing: see Faculty and Staff
Download TV Center Handbook: Handbook

Link to Online Form: tvcenter.info
Download PDF Form: Work Order Request

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Studio B and MCR are closed for renovation and will re-launch as an All-HD Studio in 2013.

BCTV – The Brooklyn College Television Center
TV production classes have been continuously running at BC since the first TV Studio was set up on the fourth floor of Boylan Hall in 1958. Our current Studio B has been in operation since 1964, adapting over the years to many technological developments in the broadcast industry. Now in our fifth decade we are proud to continue our tradition of producing high quality programs by our many talented students, faculty and staff.

Working in conjunction with the Department of TV and Radio, the TV Center’s primary services include providing field production equipment loans, full TV studio facilities and a post-production lab. We also provide engineering support, set-building capabilities, and additional post facilities for Master’s students as well as tech support for the Radio Lab & WBCR.

Students currently enrolled in production classes or the MFA program may utilize the facilities and loan equipment free of charge. The Television Center also provides video production services to the college administration and academic communities as well as independent clients including the yearly live broadcast of the college’s Commencement ceremonies.

tvcenter2The TV Center is located in the basement of Whitehead Hall and includes Operations (018), Distribution (001), Studio B & MCR (007) and the Post Production Lab (005)

With a footprint of 2200 sq. ft. and a 14ft. lighting grid height, Studio B is impressive. The studio is outfitted with a state of the art ETC lighting control and dimming system - An array of over 100 Mole-Richardson, ETC, Strand and De Sisti lighting instruments make up the in-house inventory. In addition, the studio features full black travelers, a 40ft. white cyc and a large green-screen hard cyc for special effects.
MCR Is currently undergoing renovations and will relaunch as a full 5-Camera HD studio in 2013.

The Post-production lab houses 15 Apple MacPro workstations equipped with a variety of peripheral devices for editing in Final Cut Pro. Students have access to Adobe Creative Suite software including Photoshop and AfterEffects as well as dedicated software for encoding, audio sweetening, color correction and graphics.
The lab houses a Mastering Suite for special projects including archiving, broadcast quality finishing work and multi-format ingest and output.

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TV Center equipment distribution is open five days a week. It houses a full complement of production gear including HD cameras, field lighting and grip equipment, an Indie Dolly system as well as a variety of microphones, mixers and digital recorders.
Students shoot in multiple formats of HD including EXCAM HD, AVCHD and DVCPRO HD.

The Television Center facilities include a fully outfitted carpentry & paint shop, prop storage and a green room.

For information regarding TV Center facilities and services please contact the Operations Manager at 718-951-5585.

 

 

 

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