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Labs & Equipment

Students have access to the latest film editing, animation and recording technologies in our state-of-the-art computer labs.

For information regarding computer lab hours or lab-related assistance, please contact Kat Brady, Post-Production Supervisor / Film Production Specialist, by phone at 561-868-3952 or via email at bradyk@palmbeachstate.edu.

TC 305 Computer Lab

Digital Animation and Visual Effects Lab
PC workstations loaded with Adobe Creative Suite, Maya, 3ds Max, Nuke, and Unity. Each station has a 30-inch HD display and Wacom tablet interface.

 

TC 307 Computer Lab

Picture and Sound Editing Lab
iMac stations loaded with Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer, ProTools, Movie Magic Screenwriter, Scheduling and Budgeting. Each station has dual 28-inch HD displays.


TC 308 Computer Lab

Recording and Mixing Stage A
Mac Pro workstation loaded with Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer and ProTools in a 5.1 surround sound environment. Dual 28-inch displays, plus HD projection for screening review.

Equipment Room

TC 116

The Equipment Room is located on the first floor of the Technology Center building, on the Lake Worth campus, in room TC116.

For additional information not provided here or for Equipment Room related assistance, please contact Jesse Haggett, Equipment Manager / Film Production Specialist, by phone at 561-868-3972 or via e-mail at haggettj@palmbeachstate.edu.

 

Check-out/Check-in Policies & Procedures

Equipment Paperwork:

All Equipment Requests should be submitted via email. Forms can be completed in the Labs.

  • Complete paperwork in Adobe Acrobat. 
  • Approval from Supervising Instructor required for all equipment check-outs.
  • Send completed paperwork to the Equipment Manager via email at haggettj@palmbeachstate.edu
  • Specify Check-Out and Check-In appointment time in the Equipment Request form.
  • Arrive on time to Check-Out Appointment
    • Expect Check-Out to take up to one hour or more (all outgoing gear must be verified and tested to demonstrate operation before leaving the premises)
  • Use equipment following all policies and procedures at all times for the duration of the rental period
    • Department equipment may not be used by the Student, for projects of a private, for-profit purpose. Equipment is to be used specifically for work related directly to current course assignments and projects. Students are allotted certain equipment for certain courses or projects. All equipment is not available to all students. Availability is determined by the course related to the associated project/assignment and/or student course history and/or performance.
  • Arrive on time to Check-In Appointment 
    • Expect Check-In to take as long as Check-Out

All violations or abuse of above procedures (or procedures outlined in paperwork mentioned above) will not be tolerated and result in grade penalties and diminished equipment use privileges. The student’s performance throughout the Check-Out/Check-In process will be reported back to supervising faculty.

Note: Students must make and keep their scheduled appointments with Department Staff. Equipment reserved during the week is subject to the availability and needs of the Department’s ongoing courses.


Equipment Packages

Camera Packages

Red One Digital Cinema (HD-4K RAW)

Arriflex SR3 (16mm Film)

Sony F55 Digital Cinema (HD-4K RAW)

Canon C300 (HD1080p/35mm sensor)

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (HD-RAW)

Nikon D7000 (HD1080p/35mm sensor)

Panasonic HVX200 (1080i/720p)

Sony Z1U (HD1080i)

Lens Packages

Red Digital Cinema Prime Lens package
(35mm, PL-mount)

Red 25mm
Red 35mm
Red 50mm
Red 85mm
  Red 100mm
  Red 300mm

Red Zoom Lens Kit (35mm, PL-mount)
18-50mm Red Zoom
50 to 150mm Red Zoom

Prime Lens Package for Arri SR3 or
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
(16mm PL-mount)

Optar 8mm
   Optar 9.5mm
  Optar 12mm
  Optar 16mm
  Optar 25mm
  Optar 50mm

Zeiss Compact Primes
Kit#1
18
21
25
28
35
50
85

Kit#2
15
25
50 (Macro)
85
100
135

Nikon Prime Lens Package (Nikon mount)
Nikon 18mm
Nikon 28mm
Nikon 35mm
Nikon 50mm

Zoom Lens Package (16mm PL-mount)
Canon 11mm-165mm

Lens Adapters

Redrock M2 35mm Lens Adapter Package

Sound Packages

(8) Tascam HDP2 Digital Field recorder
Tascam HSP82 8-track Digital Field Recorder
(2) Sound Devices 552 Digital Mixer/Recorder

Shotgun Microphone kits (Sennheiser MKH416 or ME66)
Wireless Mic kits (Sennheiser EW100G2)
Lectrosonic Wireless Mic kits

Sound Devices 302 Field Mixer
(6) Shure SM58 Field Mixer

12' Carbon Fiber Boom Pole Kit.
Rycote Zeppelin Kit.
25' XLR Cables
50' XLR Cables
100' XLR Cables
50' Duplex Cable
Sennheiser HD-280 headphones
Sound Blankets
36"x24" Production Sound Cart

Camera Support

Losmandy Spider Dolly Kit w/20’ of track

12’ Jony Jib w/ Varizoom Remote head
(for Canon C300, Blackmagic, or Sony F55 only)

Steadicam Zephyr (for all cameras)

Cartoni Tripods (for all cameras)

Glide Cam (for Panasonic HVX200 only)

(2) Panasonic 17” HD field production monitors

Sony 24” HD Field production monitor

Sony 32” HD television monitor

Grip Packages

Light Stands:
40" C-Stand Cart
Combo Stands
Junior Stands

Taco Cart:
(loaded with Grip Support)
18lb - 25lb Sandbags
Apple Boxes
Small, Medium, and Large Pony Clamps
Gator Clamps
Gator Clamps w/ Baby Pin
Mafer Clamps

Lighting Support:
12’x12’ Flag, Silk, Net Kit
4'x4' Reflector Boards w/ Yolk Mount
4'x4' and 4'8' White/Black Foam-core Bounce Boards
Matthews Survival Kit

Electric Packages

Tungsten Lighting:
(4) Arri 1k kit (3 x 1kW fresnel lights)
(2) Lowel 1k kit (4 x 1kW open face lights)
(4) Arri 5 Light kit (Two 650 watt, One 300 watt,
Two 150 Watt Fresnel Lights)

Fluorescent Lighting:
(in both 3200k and 5600k)
(1) Kino Flo Interview kit 2x(2' 2-bank)/
1x(2' 4-bank) light kits
(2) Kino Flo 4' 4-bank light kit
(4) Kino Flo 2x(2' 4-bank) light kits

HMI Lighting:
(4) ArriSun 5 HMI 575W w/ballast
(2) Arri 1.8K HMI Pars w/ballast

LED Lighting:
(4) Arri L7-C LED lighting systems

Electric Support:
25' stingers
50' stingers
25' 3-way stingers
Assorted gels and filters
Gloves

 

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