Video Production Studio

About

You supply the content, we supply the gear! Shoot your project with a digital HD camera in our Video Production Studio.

 

Getting Started

In-depth lessons on video production are available free through our subscription to LinkedIn Learning. After you log in, click on the link for the tutorial to get direct access. See instructions for studio equipment and software below, or on our Digital Creativity Workstations information page.
 
 
Video Production Studio

Making a Reservation

  • Available time slots: 60, 90, or 120-minute reservations
  • Maximum occupancy: Eight people
  • Reservation limits:
    • Patrons may make one reservation per day.
    • Patrons may make a reservation on the same day or the next day, but no more than 24 hours in advance of the desired time.
  • Reservations are released after 15 minutes of the scheduled start time if the user has not arrived.
  • Patrons will be asked to exit the studio 10 minutes prior to closing time.
  • Reserve a studio in Level Up at the Downtown Library or reserve your space online with your library card.
 

What’s Available

Choose from the equipment below for links to overviews and instructions.

Camera Setups

JVC 4K Ultra HD Camera

Designed with startlingly crisp 4K optics and extensive manual controls, this Ultra HD camcorder perfectly meets your needs from beginner to professional filmmaker.

Overview
An overview of the JVC 4K Ultra HD camera.

Instructions (PDF)
Instruction Manual from JVC.

  • Manfrotto professional tripod
  • IKAN teleprompter

Lights & Green Screen

LED studio lights with controller board

A simple two-scene preset console that allows you to raise or lower studio lights with easy-to-use faders.

Overview
An overview of the Smartfade 1248 light controller board.

Instructions (PDF)
Smartfade 1248 User Manual.

  • Full-body green screen suit
  • IKAN professional LED studio lights

Studio Sound

Audio-Technica AT897 Condenser Microphone

Designed for film, video, professionals, this lightweight boom mic is ideal for pointing directly at your action.

Overview
An overview of the AT897.

Specification Sheet
AT987 List of specifications.

  • Audio-Technica lavlier microphones
  • Rode boom pole

Video Production Software

Video Editing
Video Graphics and Effects
Don’t see what you need? Visit our Digital Creativity Workstations information page for instructions, tutorials, and more.

 

Mobile Video Production Kits

Want to capture high-quality material for your creative project? Mobile Video Production Kits give you access to recording equipment to use with your smartphone anytime and anywhere. Kits include an adjustable tripod for stability, a lapel microphone for quality audio, and an adjustable light. Learn more.
 
 

Memory Preservation Station

Your memories, keepsakes, and family stories are priceless. Transform your old photos, letters, and videos into digital files at Level Up's Memory Preservation Station! Housed in the Level Up Video Production Studio, the Memory Preservation Station makes sharing and protecting your memories easy. Learn more.