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Facilities: The Brooklyn College Television Center

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


Brooklyn College Television Center Handouts and Links

Staff Listing: see Faculty and Staff
Download TV Center Handbook: Field Production Handbook ; Studio Production Handbook

Link to Online Form: bctvcenter.org
Download PDF Form: Work Order Request


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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)

The TV Center is located in the basement of Whitehead Hall and includes Operations (018), Distribution (001), Studio B & MCR (007/005A) 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 equipped with 5 HD Professional Broadcast Cameras with a Sony MVS 6000 series switcher as well as Chyron graphics, teleprompter, Yamaha Audio Mixing console with ProTools and other support equipment in the adjoining Master Control. It is also outfitted with a state of the art ETC lighting control and dimming system and 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, white projection cycs and a large green-screen hard cyc for special effects.

The Post-production lab houses 15 Mac workstations equipped with a variety of peripheral devices for editing in Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere. Students have access to the full Adobe Creative Suite software including Photoshop and After Effects 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.

tvcenterTV 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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