The San Diego City College Radio, TV & Film department's facilities upon completion will include a full broadcast quality television studio complete with lighting, grip equipment and a full scene shop. The TV studio will be equipped with four GVG LDK4000 1080i High Definition Cameras. The studio control room has Grass Valley switching and DVE equipment along with a Still Store/Paint system, Chyron Infiniti graphics, Digital Sony video cameras. TV audio is equipped with a Yamaha DM2000 96 input Digital Audio Console and Pro Tools. The completion date is unknown at this time.
We currently have 5 functioning editing suites which feature Premiere non-linear editing systems. Upon completion of the new facility, we will add an additional 5 more edit suites connected to a digital server. We now have 2 - 25 station MAC computer labs for classroom and video/audio editing lab work. Portable equipment available for student projects include Sony portable video cameras, along with supporting production packages that include portable lighting, audio, and grip equipment.
A 30 station computer lab with multimedia software is used for teaching multimedia, news writing, and script writing classes and is also available for student projects.
CNN Newsource provides network video news feeds full time for student use in television news production. Associated Press Newswire is also available full time.
The radio facilities include the KSDS-FM on air and production studios, four ProTools audio production booths along with a small performance studio.