Media Production Studio (SLC 508)

  • slc 508 green screen video streaming
  • slc 508 podcast recording
  • SLC 508 podcasting microphone with sound screen.
  • SLC 508 product photography light box
  • SLC 508 audio mixer operator
  • SLC 508 wireless micriophones

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:

Staff require 1-2 business days to approve bookings and schedule the appropriate equipment resources. On occasion, bookings may be declined due to calendar conflicts or limited staff availability. 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:

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Record your content in SLC 508

    Remember, your studio time is limited, so please plan your session accordingly. All content captured must adhere to the Library Code of Conduct and Equipment Lending policies.

  4. 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. Pro tip: when recording content, please request one of our high speed SD cards. Full specifications.

Video switcher product shot

Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Switcher

While the Studio support single camera product, users are welcome to connect their own video sources to any of the additional 3 HDMI inputs on our HD video switcher, with green screen keying support. 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.

For Instructors

If you would like to discuss options for integrating the Studio into your course, please contact James Loney, Digital Media Experience Coordinator. Instructors developing instructional content are advised to consult CELT’s Tech for Teaching Studio site.