Media Production Resources
Media production equipment and supplies are available at the LTC Services desk, SZB 536.
The LTC provides the supplies, facilities, equipment, and instruction for students, faculty, and staff to produce a variety of digital and audio-visual media. The LTC sells basic AV production supplies. Cash, checks, or interdepartmental transfer are accepted. Basic production tools and non-consummable supplies are available for room-use checkout with a UT ID.
The LTC offers free media instruction, providing students with the knowledge and skills to properly use AV and multimedia equipment to produce effective instructional materials. Informal custom Multimedia and AV Orientations are provided.
A Student uses Final Cut Pro in an LTC digital video editing room.
With today's digital technology, video, long a mainstay of instructional media, can easily be incorporated into computer presentations, Web pages, and multimedia. The LTC can help with all aspects of video use and production.
In conjunction with these facilities, a variety of camcorders are available from Equipment Checkout, and Adobe Creative Suite software is available on several computers in Computer Lab B. Custom orientations on topics such as video production, editing, and digitizing are available to assist with all aspects of any video project.
A student records narration with GarageBand software.
Audio is an important instructional medium, from simple recordings to the narrations, sound effects, and music of video and multimedia programs. Make audio recordings in an acoustically treated video editing room, and manipulate and edit your recording with GarageBand. A set of royalty-free production music is available to add to soundtracks. Orientations cover producing soundtracks for presentations, videos, and multimedia programs.
Posters, Transparencies, and Binding
The LTC has many resources for creating two dimensional instructional materials including lettering equipment, automatic laminators, transparency makers, binding equipment, paper cutters, and light tables. Tools such as scissors, rulers, adhesives and markers are available for checkout with a UT ID. Various supplies such as posterboard, construction paper, and comb binders are available for sale. Lab assistants on duty at the LTC Services desk provide assistance with equipment, check out tools, and sell supplies.
A student uses the laminator to preserve materials.
Digital still cameras, available from Equipment Checkout, are easy to use and allow for the inclusion of digital photographs in Web pages, computer presentations, and other forms of multimedia. Orientations that cover all aspects of digital and traditional photography, scanning, digital imaging and color reproduction may be arranged.