The TMU Libraries Media Production Studio is the perfect spot for library users to capture content for their creative projects. From podcasting to still photography, video recording to live-streaming, this beginner-friendly studio space combines excellent technology with our helpful technology training staff.
The studio inventory includes:
- 1x Sony A7 iii camera with a 24-105mm lens for still and video photography
- 2x Rode Pro Wireless Microphones
- 1x wall-mounted photography backdrop screen system (white, black, and green screens can all be rolled down on-demand)
- 2x Godox SL60 studio lights with softbox
- 1x Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini video switcher
- 2x Shure MV7X Podcasting Microphones with Marantaz Sound Shield
Please allow 1-2 business days for staff to review your booking and schedule the appropriate equipment resources. If you’d like advice on using the studio space, please email or consult staff during your booking.
Booking Studio Time
Booking the studio is easy, just follow these required steps:
- Submit a booking request
Library users can request studio time at our booking site. Staff will then review your booking request in 1-2 business days. If you’ve indicated that you’d like help using the equipment, we’ll be in touch with you via email to review your equipment needs.
- Meet in SLC 308
The day of your booking, check in at the front desk area in SLC 308. We’ll bring you upstairs to the studio, confirm the state of the room with you, and answer any of your technical questions.
Please watch your email inbox for the required booking check-in procedures. All bookings will expire if you do not check in within 15 minutes of your scheduled start time.
- Record your content in SLC 508
- Check out of SLC 508
When your booking ends, you must complete a brief sign-out process with DME staff. You can call us from the room phone by dialling 553524 or by dialling 416-979-5000 ext. 553524, or by coming to SLC 308. Do not leave before checking out.
SLC 508 Equipment List
Rode Wireless PRO Microphone System
Two wireless lavaliere microphones that connect to the camera. Full specifications.
Sony A7 Mark III
This is an extremely adaptable full frame camera for indoor photo and 4k video shoots. Full specifications.
Godox Light with Softbox
A 2-point daylight white lighting kit. Full specifications.
Shure MV7X Podcasting Microphone
These microphones are ideally suited to podcasting and voiceover recording. Quantity 3. Full specifications.
Marantz Vocal Shield
Used in conjunction with our podcasting microphones, this portable vocal reflection filter will give your voiceovers a professional sound quality. Full specifications.