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Video Facilities
Professional equipment and studios for students

Video Facilities

Two students look at a camera in the MDIA Equipment Room
Filming at night

MDIA Equipment Room

The School of Media Arts & Studies supports student projects with professional equipment. Students may check out equipment all week long, including on the weekends.


  • Zoom Podcaster Pro systems
  • Zoom H4N recorders
  • Rycote blimps with boom poles
  • Various Sennheiser and Audio Technica mics
  • Countryman wired lavaliers
  • Sennheiser and various wireless lavaliers.


  • Arri fresnels and open faced lighting
  • Arri 1.2K HMI system
  • Mole Richardson LED fresnels
  • Limelite LED panels
  • Filex LED fresnel systems
  • Various Lowel lighting systems
  • C-stands
  • 2x3 flags and nets
  • 6x and 12x frames
  • Sandbags, appleboxes and assorted clamps


  • Black Magic 4K and 6K Pocket Cinema Camera systems
  • Sony FS-5 camera systems
  • Sony A7sii camera systems
  • Panasonic UX-180 4K camera systems
  • Canon 6D DSLR camera packages
  • Canon SL3 4K DSLR camera systems
  • Sony, Canon, Tokina and Rokinon lens packages
  • Metabones lens adapters

Camera and Grip Support

  • Manfrotto tripod systems
  • DJI Ronin stabilization systems
  • Fly-cam steadicam system
  • Kessler Crane system
  • Matthews Doorway Dolly
  • Sliders, shoulder rigs and hit-hats
Bob Lyon Studio green screen
Students record a live musical performance

Bob Lyon Studio

This fully-updated video production facility is available to all students majoring in media arts production starting in their second semester. In the Lyon Studio, you'll take classes like Video Production Basics, Video Field production, Multicamera Producing, Intermediate Video, Sports Cinematography, and Lighting for Digital Cinematography. MAP students can use the space for any project related to their classes or independent projects with faculty approval.