services and support for faculty and staff

The Development Studio provides video services and support for faculty and staff. Services include pre-production, principle-production, editorial, and deployment of original course-related content. We also provide video transfers, transcoding, and duplication.

Production Studios

Three studios, equipment, and crew provide media production for online courses or course components. (Faculty interested in producing online courses should visit the online course development page for more information about course development.)

Studio Ten (Mezes 2.210)

Studio 10

This facility provides specialized set-ups, including green-screen, to fit clients' creative and production needs.

Studio Six (Mezes 2.206)

Studio 6

Studio six supports either live classes or recording for other delivery methods with webcasting resources to over 1800 viewers simultaneously. It also provides seating for as many as 24 students in the audience.

Studio Two (Mezes 2.202)

Studio 2

Studio Two provides the ability to record integrated screencasts, learning-glass recordings, and multi-camera, seminar-style recordings.

Location Video Recording

Development Studio video services include multi-camera capabilities for remote video recording of principle production and recording of events, according to staff availability and intended use of video. On-location recording can also be arranged for instructional use. Recording of live events is limited to recordings intended for instructional and/or academic use.

People filming outside with a jeep

On-location recording can be arranged for instructional use

On site video with Red McCombs

Recording of live events for instructional and academic use

Editorial, Animation, and Special Effects

Video services include editing and post-production services for teaching and learning projects. Other editing and post-production projects may be taken on by video services on a case-by-case basis, depending on scheduling and capacity.

Girl editing video on computer

Professional editing and video compression

Screen shot of instructor with illustrations

Special effect editing can enhance learning content

Video Transfers and Duplication

The Development Studio has the facilities to transfer, transcode, and duplicate video among the three most common video standards: NTSC, PAL, and SECAM. Clients must clear all copyright issues before duplication.

Formats for originals include

  • VHS
  • Mini-DVD
  • DVD

Available options for deliverables include

  • Link to download the video (active for 10 days)
  • Embedded video in a standalone player for class use
  • DVD

for more info, contact:

Daniel R Garza | Manager, Media Production Services
daniel.garza@austin.utexas.edu | 512-232-5186