Fall 2016 Video Tech class gives students real-world tech experience

Video tech class

The video wall installation at this concert was completely the work of students in a prior semester of this class. The Video Technology course is recommended for Video and Film Production students interested in video technology and engineering. This course is designed to give students a detailed understanding of the technical aspects in the field of television & film production

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Exciting spring semester for EMC multi-camera students

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This semester is shaping up to be a very busy and exciting one for students studying live television production in MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment’s Department of Electronic Media Communication. The 25-person EMC Productions “varsity production team” has already produced five nine-camera live MT basketball games for Conference USA Digital Network and Blue Raider Network. The first one this

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EMC at the CMAs

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Country music’s biggest night was also a big night for 25 (and counting) MTSU alumni and current students from MTSU’s College of media and Entertainment. Alumni and students from Electronic Media Communication (EMC) Department worked in a variety of production positions and several RIM alumni worked in audio positions. LEAD/Technical Producer for ABC – Nic Dugger Technical Director – Tony

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Screening of “The Wrecking Crew” & Q&A with film’s director, Danny Tedesco

The Wrecking Crew

A behind-the-scenes look at the session musicians who helped create hit songs by The Beach Boys, The Mamas & the Papas, Jan and Dean, and The Monkees. Q&A with the film’s director, Danny Tedesco, following the screening. The Wrecking Crew 6pm Wednesday, October 28, 2015 BAS State Farm Room This program is part of a year-long series of events celebrating

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“Media in Mexico” a winter break class

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Interested in studying “Media in Mexico” from Dec. 29 to Jan. 17, 2015/ ‘16 and earning 3 credit hours? We’ll spend 20 days of our Winter Break reading and discussing a couple of books, working “hands on” with two Los Cabos advertising and public relations agencies, getting to know marketing and design students from two Mexican universities and—yes—have some time

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Ocean exploration internships for Video & Film Production students

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Imagine yourself visiting exotic locations aboard a world-class scientific research ship, exploring the ocean depths via remote video cameras. Sunken ships, deep-sea creatures, and possibly even sunken treasure await. For many years recently retired EMC Professor Mary Nichols has worked during the summer months aboard the Exploration Vehicle (E/V) Nautilus, a 64 meter scientific research vehicle. The leader of this

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EMC facilities are getting a serious graphics upgrade with Ross XPression


Studio 1 and Studio 2 in the Bragg building are set for a major graphics upgrades with the installations of two Ross XPression real-time motion graphics systems. XPression is a system of real-time motion graphics, clip servers, workflow tools, and purpose-built software applications that can be used in any kind of live TV productions such as news, sports, elections, etc.

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EMC students create, customize video wall for Murphy Center homecoming concert

Video wall crew

EMC students are providing extensive technical support — and eye-catching entertainment for fans — at the first large music concert inside Murphy Center since 2013. A dozen students from instructor Mike Forbes’ Video Technology class added to their professional expertise as they set up a massive 30-foot-wide LED video wall in Hale Arena all day Wednesday, Sept. 30. It’ll be

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Dr. Dennis Oneal wins TAB’s Distinguished Service Award

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Recent EMC retiree, Dr. Dennis Oneal has just become part of a select group within the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters with a special recognition. The association’s highest honor, their Distinguished Service Award was presented to Dr. Oneal during the 67th annual conference in Murfreesboro recently. The award was established in 1974 to honor men and women who have distinguished themselves

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MTSU has a major presence at SIGGRAPH 2015, the world’s largest computer graphics conference

Left to right: Jared Moore, Caleb Hoskins, Jackie Vazquez, Kelsey Hoggard, Professor Marc Barr, Anthony Filipas, Cole Smeltzer, Angel Agee

Over twenty MTSU students, two MTSU professors and many alumni are organizing, attending, and participating at the 2015 SIGGRAPH Conference going on this week in Los Angeles, CA. It’s the perfect venue for students enrolled in MTSU’s Animation program to learn directly from movers and shakers in the industry. MTSU’s own Professor Marc Barr is the SIGGRAPH 2015 Conference Chair.

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EMC Rocks Bonnaroo!

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For four days, over thirty EMC and RI students and faculty braved the heat to produce 16 live Bonnaroo performances on The Who Stage for video. EMC Assistant Professor Bob Gordon joined forces with RI professors Michael Fleming and Matt Foglia and a group of volunteer students at Bonnaroo’s “Who Stage”. Gordon and students directed the tapings and students crewed

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