The Media Department features the only working television studio on The Isle of Wight, with professional lighting rigs, green screens and vision-mixing equipment with the facility to broadcast streams live to the internet.

Purpose built TV studio with blue/green screens and ‘virtual’ sets

  • TV Production Gallery with Tricaster professional vision mixer
  • Studio Talkback systems for TV Production
  • Live broadcasting/streaming capabilities
  • Professional lighting rigs including fixed overhead gantry and Portable Redhead lighting
  • Sound recording/mixing equipment with the ability to record and mix sound from multiple real-time sources
  • PA system for Music Video Production playback
  • Libec crane/jib
  • Libec 3RT20 Track and Dolly

The TV studio is a true multi-purpose facility with the ability to host a range of TV and video productions including;

  • Chat shows
  • Game Shows
  • News and Current Affairs
  • Music Videos
  • Experimental Film and Video Installation
  • Corporate Film Production

Click on the links to see the diverse range of productions enabled by this unique facility, including a ‘live’ TV debate featuring Andrew Turner MP and representatives from The Labour party, the Green Party and UKIP.

In addition to our on-site capabilities, the Media Department has a host of other resources for location shooting. Got an idea for a short film? Is there an issue which you feel needs to be highlighted in a hard-hitting documentary?  Want to capture your favourite local band in a stunning island location?

As part of your studies YOU can make it happen!  Our current inventory includes;

  • Panasonic and Sony professional shoulder-mount HD digital video cameras for documentary and ENG (Electronic News Gathering)
  • Canon DSLRs for cinematic short film, music video and corporate film production
  • Sennheisser radio microphones
  • Rode and Beyerdynamic professional shotgun microphones
  • Tascam portable sound mixer/field recorder
  • HD location monitors
  • Manfrotto and Libec tripods
  • Portable Track and Dolly
  • DLSR rig/steadicam


You’ve got the footage, but what now?  The Media Department has the facility to take your idea from concept to screen and as a student you will have access to a range of Post-Production resources including;

  • Digital video editing suites on both Apple Mac and PC platforms
  • Industry standard software including Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and Final Cut Pro X
  • Sound post-production with Adobe Audition
  • DVD Menu Design and Authoring using Adobe Encore
  • Animated Graphics and Idents using Flash, Photoshop and After Effects

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