Students from EMC4940: Video Technology got some hands on experience with the latest 4K Cameras. Thanks to Adam Mills (HighEndTV Nashville), students got to learn more about the technology of 4k, how the camera sensors capture the light, and some overall tips and tricks with shooting in 4K. Mills is a graduate of the EMC Program, and has gone on to start his own company, High End TV in Nashville. HighEndTV is one of the premiere rental houses in the Middle Tennessee Area.
week, as the holiday season gets into full swing. On Thursday, December 3rd, EMC Students captured MTSU’s first production of “Joys of the Season” at Tucker Theater. The production featured performances from the School of Music and The Theatre and Dance Department with artwork from the Art Department.
Then, on Saturday December 5th, students broadcasted the Nashville Christmas Parade on WKRN News 2 to the Middle Tennessee Audience. The parade
featured some amazing floats, performances, huge floats, and even Santa Clause paid a visit! The students’ work was broadcasted to over a million homes in the Middle Tennessee Area.
On Tuesday, September 15th, RED Digital, one of the leading cinema camera manufacturers in the world, made a special trip to Murfreesboro to demonstrate some new functionality of their RED Epic Dragon to EMC Students. Travis Sims- who specializes in RED Education, showed EMC Students some tips and tricks on how to best utilize a RED Camera in the field. Students were shown how to correctly set color temperature, and how to correctly balance between shutter speeds and ISO on the camera. The room was packed full with students wanting to learn as much as they can about the equipment. RED Digital noted that due to the high interest of students and faculty, they will be returning in November for another demonstration.
On May 7, 2015 EMC rented Nashville’s Belcourt Theater for a screening of a sampling of the best EMC student work of the year. The screening consisted of a one hour and seventeen minute compilation of portions of those works. Now the compilation is available for full viewing as well as each of the twenty-five films sampled in the comp reel.
EMC Students provided every aspect of video support for this year’s End of the Semester Show hosted in Tucker Theater on Monday April 27, 2015. The End of the Semester Show, or ESS for short, was a partnership built with live entertainment in mind between the Department of Electronic Media Communication and Recording Industry Department. EMC Professor Bob Gordon and RIM Professor Dan Pfeifer provided the support in EMC’s Mobile Production Lab, while EMC 4940: Video Technology students provided in house video content live to the LED Screens on stage. The students for Video Technology did the entire stage design for the video elements. A Barco High Resolution i6 wall was used for the center stage imagery, and lower resolution BB25mm was used for the six 15 foot tall columns. Students then designed all the content being sent to the wall.
Check out the Video of the Performance Below: