Technical Facilities:Details

cameras

Under the conditions of bi-lateral project implementation, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of Italy, through Centro Orientamento Educativo (COE) had gifted the Institute a wide range of state-of-art equipment – ranging from sophisticated professional video and audio equipment like Multi Camera on-line studio system with digital camera and switcher to Multi Source Editing Systems on Betacam format, Digital Non-linear Editing setup, multi camera set up, edit station, sound console and animation equipment. This was supplemented by the Government of West Bengal which provided funds for upgrading the infrastructure. The Government of West Bengal also takes care of the cost of running the institution out of state plan funds through annual grants.

Currently the Institute uses the following equipment and software for academic purposes:

MOTION PICTURE PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Camera DXC- D55 PK
  • Camera DXC -D50 PK
  • Analogue still cameras with wide range of block lenses
  • Sophisticated B/W Processing and Printing Facility
  • Professional range of BETACAM and DVCAM video cam corders
  • Modern cine lights with lighting gadgets, world class light meters
  • Modernised studio floor with modern (latest design) lighting grid

EDITING DEPARTMENT

Software
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Avid Xpress Pro
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
Equipment
  • Three complete analog cut to cut set ups.
  • One complete analog A-B roll set up.
  • Three camera on line editing set up
  • HVR M 25p (Video tape recorder, compatible to HDV format)
  • Video Projectors
  • Sony VPL-CX76
  • Sony VPL-S500P
  • Sony VPL-W400P
  • One outdoor shooting van equipped with two-camera online editing set-up.

SOUND DEPARTMENT

Software DAW (DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION)
  • PYRAMIX
  • NUENDO
  • ADOBE AUDITION
Mixer
  • DM 2000 VCM with proposed surround mix facility for studio use
  • TASCAM TMD1000
  • FP33 for location recording
Recorder
  • AKAI DD8 PLUS DIGITAL AUDIO DUBBER
  • DAT RECORDER PORTABLE
  • DAT RECORDER (TABLE TOP)
Microphone
  • SONY C38B SONY
  • AKG C414
  • SENNHEISER MD441 SEN
  • SHURE SM 58
  • SHURE SM 57
  • SENNHEISER MKH 60
Speakers
  • JBL 4300 SERIES WITH 8340A for surround speakers in recording theater
  • YAMAHA MSP5A
  • SONY SMS 2P

ANIMATION CREATION AND DIRECTION

Softwares
  • Maya
  • Toon Boom Studio
  • Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Flash
  • Premiere Pro

Students are also introduced to Blue screen filming and lighting techniques.

An equipped production setup contains:

  • Customised drawing tables
  • 3CCD Color Video Rostrum Camera
  • Dedicated graphic workstation for each student, equipped with all the abovementioned software
  • Dedicated Editing set-up for Animation films
  • Free stationary for the working students

OUTDOOR BROADCAST VAN

ob van

The institution has an Outdoor Broadcast Van with a multi-camera on-board, portable outdoor shooting unit, video duplicating station, 3CCD Solid Video Cameras, Betacam Video Recorders, Audio Mixers and Amplifiers and Projection system etc. for the purpose of shooting, editing, sound recording and other related functions.

TELEVISION STUDIOS

The Institute has an audio visual Broadcasting System which is capable of both Analog and Digital Transmission from our two fully acoustically treated studios -- one large 15m X 15m studio and another 11.3m X 6.7m, both equipped with modern and updated lighting grids. Both the studios have multi camera set-up and the Production Control Room is equipped with analog video switcher like DFS 500, digital video switcher like DFS800 and INDIGO, Wave Form Vetroscope, Sync Generator, Character Generator, Embedder, Router including Talk Back and Phone-in System. It also has Fork Playout and Ingest Automation Facility Management System. The Uplink Earth Station has been provided and installed by ISRO, with both way audio and video satellite communication system.

audio-visual production house
project gramsat

Prospectus 2017-2019

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