Telecommunications

Labs and Studios

FACILITIES

The Department of Telecommunications and Ball State University have exemplary production, post-production, and design facilities to meet a wide variety of student, professional, and academic needs.  These facilities include traditional production studios, two green-screen virtual studios, video post-production edit suites, recording studios, audio post-suites, and a visual image and animation lab.

 

TEACHING LABS:

Our production courses utilize two instructional labs containing 20 Mac Pro Intel computers with Adobe Creative Suite software and various Apple software applications (Final Cut Pro and Motion).  Students have 24-hour access to these labs during periods when classes are not being taught.

 

POST-PRODUCTION VIDEO LAB:

A 9 seat post-production video lab is also available to students 24 hours a day.  It features 9 Mac Pro Intel computers and 3 surround-sound audio suites.

 

RECORDING STUDIOS:

2 full-service recording studios, each with its own control room and isolation rooms.

 

AUDIO EDITING SUITES:

5 suites, doubling as isolation rooms for recording studios.

 

VIRTUAL STUDIOS:

2 studios, featuring two green screen virtual sets, one of which is one of the largest installed virtual studios in the country. This screen is 50 feet across, 35 feet deep, and 20 feet high.  These facilities also feature state-of-the-art HD camera equipment and control rooms.

 

PRIVATE EDIT SUITES:

Students also have access to private, full HD video post-production suites featuring dual 6-core Mac Pro Intel computers, RAID storage, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, and Adobe Premiere Pro.

 

PRODUCTION STUDIOS:

2 general production studios are available to students for production purposes and include sound isolation, green screens, and studio lighting.

 

VISUAL IMAGE AND ANIMATION (VIA) DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIO:

A high-end Windows-based 30-station lab dedicated to three-dimensional modeling (3D) animation and time-based media. Equipped to support extensive audio/video capture, editing, and electronic publishing.

 

 

Department of Telecommunications
Ball Communication Building (BC) 201
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-1480
Fax: 765-285-9278
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