Radio-Television Building

Studio 5

Studio 5 is a 2,800-square-foot teaching studio that recently underwent a $1 million renovation. Features include:

  • Three Grass Valley LDX Series HD digital studio cameras
  • Jib-Mounted Grass Valley LDX Compact HD/3G digital studio camera
  • 30-foot Jimmy Jib Lite
  • 17” Autoscript Epic LCD teleprompters
  • L Fisher Model 3 Base Model 2 audio boom
  • ETC Element light board
  • Both DMX and traditional studio dimmer lighting
  • Four JBL Professional PRX412M stage monitors
  • WhisperRoom Sound Isolation Enclosure
  • Round-d-Round Doorway Dolly by Matthews Studio Equipment
  • Full complement of studio support equipment

The control room has also been updated and features:

  • Two 60″ LED 1080P Smart TV video monitors
  • Grass Valley Karrera video production center
  • Four Grass Valley OCP 400 operational control panels
  • ChyronHego Lyric Pro character generator
  • Yamaha O2R9VCM digital mixing console
  • Tascam X-48MmkII 48-track hybrid hard disk recorder/workstation
  • Austoscript WinPlus studio prompting
  • Grass Valley K2 Summit and Solo media servers for recording and playback
  • AJA Ki Pro Rack recording and playback
  • Point-to-Point intercom system, with RTS KP-32 32-position keypanel and RTS MKP-4 4-position value series units

Studio 6

Studio 6 is used by WTIU Public Television. It was converted to full high-definition in late 2006 and is one of the few teaching facilities in the entire country with this capability. Features include:

  • Thompson LDK-4000 HD digital studio cameras
  • 30-foot Jimmy Jib
  • Teleprompters
  • Grass Valley Kayak DD digital switcher
  • Chyron Duet CG
  • Digital disk recording and playback
  • Full complement of studio equipment

Production lab

The production lab is a workspace with equipment checkout and Macintosh workstations available for class projects. It features:

  • HD camcorders and a full complement of lighting, audio and support equipment
  • Forty Macintosh production stations
  • Adobe CC Software, including Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects and Audition
  • Eight ProTools workstations
  • Sixteen Avid Media Composer workstations
  • Four isolated editing PCs with connectivity to Blackmagic Design UltraScope
  • Music and graphics elements libraries

Hours (subject to change on holidays and breaks)

  • 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
  • Closed Saturdays
  • Noon-8 p.m. Sunday

The lab can be reached at 812-855-7855.

Learn more about equipment checkout

Other facilities

Students have access to one other studio and lab space each.

The studio space offers:

  • 7.1 digital audio
  • Two sound editing bays
  • Space for viewing, auditions and Skyping with industry professionals

In addition, you can use the DaVinci Lab in Fine Arts 215, which houses high-end computer graphics resources, including Macintosh and Silicon Graphics workstations with peripherals.

Studio rental

The IU community can sometimes rent out studios in the Radio-TV Building and use the production services of our students.

Learn more about studio rental