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Video Production Studio

What is the Video Production Studio and how does it work?

Albertsons Library Video Production Studio is a new easy-to-use and exciting way to create videos. 

The studio is equipped with an HD video camera, microphone, additional editing microphone, lights, podium, movable furniture, 3 different backdrops (green, white & black), and 1 5K retina display iMac editing station with Adobe Premier with iMovieCamtasia, Audacity.  No prior experience is needed to operate this studio.  


What can you use the studio for?  
  • Class presentations 
  • Creation of videos for assignments.
  • Podcasts
  • Practice your oral presentations, public speaking engagements, interviewing skills, and more.
  • Record interviews

Quick Start

Reserve and Confirm Reservation for the Video Production Studio online
  • Reservations available in 1 hour blocks, up to 2 hours per day / maximum 4 hours per week
  • Reservations available up to 4 weeks in advance
  • When you make a reservation, you will get an email to confirm your reservation.  You have 30 minutes to confirm your reservation.
  • Please NO food or drink



Pick up the Key and SD card at Access Services main desk (Circulation) and proceed to the studio room ALBR 205

Record the video
  • Turn the camera on
  • Insert the SD card into the camera
  • Close the SD card slot by sliding the plastic cover door down under the "B" label
  • Once you are ready to record, use the remote control to begin recording
  • Press the "start/stop" button to record and stop (you can record and stop as many times as you want)
  • Please only use the "zoom" and "start/stop" functions on the remote
  • Remove the SD card by pushing the SD card door up and gently press the SD card in to remove it - it will spring itself out
  • Insert the SD card into the black SD card reader on the desk by the iMac
  • Choose a software program to start editing - all Adobe Creative Cloud programs will need to have an Adobe ID.  To create an Adobe ID -
  • SAVE your project!

Clean up the room and return the key,  camera remote and SD card
  • Return the furniture to original positions
  • Turn the lights off
  • Lock the Studio door
  • Return the Studio key, camera remote and SD card to Access Services 1st floor main desk


Video Production Studio Terms and Conditions of Use

To Use The VPS
  • You must be a currently enrolled student, active faculty or staff member, or have Emeritus status.
  • For key pickup, you must provide a valid Bronco ID, or your Boise State ID number accompanied by a photo ID, and current phone number.


Reservation Basic Rules and Guidelines
  • Customer must be a currently enrolled student, an active faculty, staff or emeritus with a valid Boise State email address to use this service.
  • Lost, stolen or damaged equipment is the responsibility of the customer whose name is on the reservation.
  • In order to provide the greatest flexibility, reservation time limits apply. (2 hours per day, 4 hours per week).
  • Food and drink are not permitted in the Video Production Suite.
  • Technical equipment (camera, computers, microphone) must not be moved. Furniture and props may be moved to suit your needs.
  • The room must be returned to a clean/usable condition for the next user.
  • The library is not responsible for any loss of data resulting from a failure to save your work to your personal storage.
  • The windows may not be covered or blocked for any reason.
  • This room is intended for video creation and editing only. Any other use is not permitted.
  • Please adhere to any other posted signage within the VPS.
  • Failure to observe/respect the guidelines may result in denial of future privileges.


Parrot teleprompter

Parrot Teleprompter!


Get directions on how to use Parrot Teleprompter App on page 5 of the User Manual.  


Software on Multimedia Stations

There are 8 multimedia stations (8 Windows) located on the first floor. 

Adobe Creative Cloud includes:

  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Premiere Pro
  • After Effects
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Muse
  • Flash Professional
  • Acrobat Pro DC
  • Audition
  • Bridge
  • Edge Animate
  • Edge Code
  • Edge Inspect
  • Edge Reflow
  • Fireworks
  • Flash Builder
  • InCopy
  • Prelude
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Scout
  • SpeedGrade
  • Story Plus
  • PhoneGap Build
  • Prelude Live Logger
  • Gaming SDK
  • Extension Manager
  • ExtendScript Toolkit