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.
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
Fitted with all round noise absorbing curtains making this space perfect for quality sound recordings.
The Green Screen adds a magical capability whereby an image or prerecorded video can be substituted into the background of your video production.
Equipped with very easy to use equipment. Assistance can be provided on request.
Camcorder has internal memory or record to a removable Micro SD Card. Micro SD Cards can be purchased when booking online. See "Extra Resources"
Day Rate starts at 5 hours.
Member's Off-Peak : 50% Discount - From 8pm to 8am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday & Sunday
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.
Recent Video & Podcast Productions
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