Media Studio

Lights, Camera, Action! That's a Wrap!

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Media Studio

Now any small business can stand out from its competitors and grow. The Media Studio has been equipped making online sound and video recordings take on a professional look and sound for minimal cost.

Hints & Tips

To get started we recommend viewing a few of the videos near the bottom of this page. Particularly the video on 3 Point Lighting.


Day Rate starts at 5 hours.

Member's Off-Peak : 50% Discount - From 8pm to 8am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday & Sunday

Booking notes

    • Above prices are for online bookings.

    • Reschedule current bookings anytime online.

    • Cancel current bookings anytime online with full credit with more than 72 hours notice.

    • Regular and ongoing bookings, please contact us for quoted rate.

    • The AHBC terms apply to all booking.


COVID-19 Limit 4 people

Suitable for up to 3 people

Features (All Inclusive)

    • iMac Computer with entry level to profession video / audio editing applications.

    • Good noise reduction studio with Green screen or curtain backdrops.

    • Lights, stands, Sony Camcorder, quality microphones, sound mixer (2 channels), headphones and more. See simple how-to-use instruction videos below.

    • Wifi (High Speed)

    • Espresso coffee and other refreshments

Equipment & Application

For details on using the studio equipment and editing application see videos below and equipment manual

WiFi & Printers

To use any of the printers at the centre or to access high speed internet, connect to the AHBC access point. The password can be found on table-top signs or passage display.

Room Size

3.4m x 4.2m

Step 1 - Check Availability

Step 2 - Create or Edit Online Bookings

Step 3 - Check your emails for confirmation and payment details

Editing Applications

    • Range of Apple Apps and MS MacOffice

    • iMovie impressive, fast and easy clip creation.

    • Final Cut Pro-X for professional Video / Audio productions with effects and more.

    • Motion for post-production titles and transition effects in Final Cut Pro-X.

    • Compressor for advanced encoding for distribution

    • Logic Pro X for professional music productions

Recent Video & Podcast Productions

Celluloid Junkies

Celluloid Junkies, three local friends who love to sit around and discuss movies.

Personal Touch Home Cleaning

Website introduction video

Woodside Primary School

War On Waste

Adelaide Hills Real Estate

Tips in selling your home

Tips Creating Professional Media

Final Cut Pro

For making full length documentaries and more


Great for everyday video with a large range of special effects

Using Green Screen in iMovie

How to apply green screen effect in iMovie

The 10 YouTube Fundamentals

This framework will help you maximise your potential for long-term success on YouTube.

3 Point Lighting

Simple lighting concepts for great results

The Sony Camcorder MTS file

The Sony Camcorder in the media centre producers Advanced Video Coding, High Definition format files with the file extension of .mts. To open the .mts file on your computer, double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .mts file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. The one file will contain all recording clips as a group.

Applications that open a MTS file.

  • Apple iMovie, Finial Cut Pro and QuickTime

  • Microsoft Windows Media Player, Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6 with WinAHX plug-in

Once you have topped, tailed and edited your video clips using one of the above application, export the video clip to one of the video formats. Eg MP4, FLV, MKV, MOV, AVI etc Tip: Export to a resolution that best fits the purpose. With YouTube, create video in 720p or higher. Doing so will give your videos the HD badge.

A/V Supplied Equipment

Rødelink Lapel Microphone

Shure BEAT 58 Microphone

Blue Yeti Microphone

Xenyn Audio Mixer

SONY HDR PJ540 HandyCam

SONY HDR PJ540 HandyCam Specs


      • Memory Stick Micro (M2), microSD cards

      • 32 GB flash Internal Storage

Video Capture Resolution

      • AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps

      • AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps

      • AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps

      • AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps

      • AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 5Mbps

      • H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 3Mbps