Department of Art and Art History Facilities

Transmedia Lab + Studio

Equipment

The Lab

The Transmedia Lab offers an up-to-date environment for class instruction as well as production facilities for the completion of assigned Transmedia projects.

(15) Apple desktop (Intel Mac Pro and Intel 27" iMac) workstations configured with:
  • Sony DVCAM player/recording deck and external video monitor with real-time display from timeline
  • Apple Final Cut Studio 3
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS5 Production Premium
  • Apple iLife
  • Autodesk Maya Unlimited 2013
  • Adobe Design Premium CS5 is available on select workstations
  • Apple Logic Pro is available on two workstations
  • Cycling '74 MAX/MSP/Jitter is available on two workstations

Additional workstation hardware includes:

  • (6) Wacom Intous drawing tablets
  • (3) Epson high-resolution flatbed scanners
  • (2) 88-key midi controllers
  • (2) analog audio monitoring and processing stations
  • Kona LHe uncompressed high-definition capture and playback card
  • animation station for stop-motion projects

The Lab is also equipped with a variety of presentation hardware.

The Studio

The Transmedia Studio offers a custom-designed work environment for video production and live performance. The Studio is the primary meeting room for regularly scheduled Performance Art classes and is available exclusively to students currently enrolled in Transmedia courses.

(12) Apple laptop (MacBook Pro) workstations configured with:
  • Apple Final Cut Studio 3
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS5 Production Premium
  • Apple iLife
  • Autodesk Maya Unlimited 2013
  • Adobe Design Premium CS5 is available on select workstations

The Studio also includes professional lighting and presentation equipment, as well as a custom-built cyclorama painted with chroma green for use recording live action to be later composited with other visual material.

Equipment for Checkout

Video Recording
  • (12) solidstate HD camcorders
  • (4) 3CCD HDV camcorders
  • (19) 3CCD MiniDV/DVCAM camcorders
  • (43) 1CCD MiniDV camcorders
  • several legacy Hi8 camcorders
Audio Recording
  • (7) digital audio recording kits with PMD660 recorder, AT825 stereo micorphone, Sennheiser HD280 Pro headphones
  • Sony MZN707 mini-disc recorder with ECM-MS907 mic
  • (6) AT Pro88 wireless mics
  • (2) AT 835b shotgun mics
  • AKG C451 stereo pair
  • Shure KSM-32SL wide diaphrgam mic
  • (2) Shure 185BP wired lav mics
  • (2) EV RE-50N/D-B handheld mics
  • EV D054 handheld mic
  • (2) Shure SM11 wired lav mics
  • EV 635A mic
  • (5) EV RE15 mics
  • AT MB40006 mic
  • (2) RODE boom poles
  • (2) Sennheiser HD280 Pro headphones
  • (12) Yamaha RH2C headphones
Lighting
  • (2) Lowell Tota 3-light interview kits
  • (4) Lowell Tota 2-light kits
  • (8) clip-lights
  • (9) Bogen-Manfrotto mini lighting tripods
Presentation
  • (2) Sony CPJ-200 mini projectors
  • (4) InFocus LP120 mini projectors (1000 lumen)
  • (12) Sanyo PLC-XP10NA projectors (2000 lumen)
  • (4) Sharp 13" CRT monitors
  • (4) RCA DRC-200N DVD players
  • (4) Insignia NS-DVD1 DVD players
  • (6) Panasonic DVD-S27 DVD players

Learn more about Transmedia facilities at www.uttransmedia.org

Location

Art Building 3.202 and 3.206

Who Can Use?

Graduate Students

Studio Art graduate students working in Transmedia have 24-hour access; other graduate students have access with permission

Undergraduate Students

Must be enrolled in a Transmedia course

Contact

www.uttransmedia.org

Lab Phone

471–1877

Transmedia Tech

Bill Haddad
bhaddad@utexas.edu