Video Production Studio


The Melrose Center Video Studio is fully equipped for shooting your next project. Start a YouTube channel, boost marketing, or create short films! The studio is sound reinforced and features a pre-lit Green Screen, professional sound and video,  Kino Flo lighting, and the capabilities to record a live multi-camera show to file or stream via OBS. Classes are offered for hands-on training on video studio equipment. Studio access is granted after successfully completing General Orientation, Video Studio Orientation, and Access Assessment: Video Studio. For further details, sign up for the Video Studio Orientation.  After shooting, access one of the editing bays or editing workstations to edit your project.

Standard Equipment: Stage

  • Canon XF105 HD camera that records 50Mbps MPEG-2 with 4:2:2 Color Sampling, XLR inputs and SDI output
  • 2x 16GB Compact Flash Cards and USB 3.0 Reader
  • Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Microphone, Boom Pole, and c-stand holder
  • Sennheiser Evolution Wireless System with lavalier or handheld microphone
  • iMac computer 3.5ghz Intel Core i7 with 32gb ram, OS X 10.9.1 Maverick, USB 3 and Thunderbolt ports
  • Kino Flo Tegra DMX 4Banks preset for illuminating Green Screen
  • Kino Flo Diva-Lite 401 that provide soft, dimmable lighting
  • Litepanels Sola 4 LED Fresnels
  • C-stands and Flags
  • Confirmation Monitor for live preview

Standard Equipment: Control Room

  • Two Panasonic AW-HE120 Pan Tilt Zoom cameras with Full HD 3MOS sensors
  • Panasonic Remote Camera Controller AW-RP50 for full camera pan tilt zoom operation
  • MacPro with USB 3.0, Thunderbolt ports, and ability to read and write to Mac and PC formatted external hard drives.
  • ATEM 1 M/E Video Switcher with ATEM Software control to record multicamera live to H.264
  • Blackmagic Design Ultra Studio Mini Recorder for live streaming via OBS
  • ETC Smart Fade 1248 Lighting Control Board for DMX lights

Video Production Instructors

Anthony is a writer, director, and editor. Currently, he’s captivated by Drones, 360 Video, and  Green Screen Filmmaking. He is happy to help you navigate the learning curve of video production and put that into practice on your own projects.
Gabriel teaches video production at the Melrose Center. He has more than 10 years of video production experience as a videographer. His videos have thousands of views per month on the Internet. He studied film and television at a film commission during graduate school. He then worked on a network television program as a production assistant. Gabriel holds a master’s degree in public affairs and completed the City of Orlando Mayor’s City Academy.