Emerson Productions
Students against infinity wall from above

Di Bona Studio

The 40’ X 43’ Di Bona Television Studio is comparable in size to network–affiliated television stations and production houses. This studio has a 14’ grid, a full complement of television lighting instruments controlled by an ETC lighting system with dimmers. The studios also feature a curved hard infinity wall.
Close up of the switcher in the Di Bona Control Room

Di Bona Control Room

The 25’ X 21’ Di Bona control room creates the same environment found at advanced TV facilities in the United States. The facility includes a GrassValley 3 M/E Karrera switcher, Chyron Mosaic CG and GrassValley LDX 86 cameras running at 1080p, with support for 4K or Ultra High Definition resolution.
A student works the audio mixer

Di Bona Audio Suite

Professional Dorrough metering equipment is strategically placed within the audio suite. Equipment includes: SSL C-10 HD 5.1 Broadcast Audio Console, Complement of standard microphones and accessories, Two Genelec studio audio monitors, and One Fisher Audio Mike Boom with Perambulator.
Student looks at JPC monitor wall

Journalism Production Center

The Journalism Production Center is designed for instruction and high-level news production. Facility users are exposed to non-linear editing systems (Final Cut Pro X) as well as a fully-automated HD control room and studio.
A desk, green screen, and cameras in the JPC studio

Journalism Production Center Studio

The Production Center studio features three robotic HD cameras and one manually-operated camera, all with teleprompters, as well as a green screen Chroma wall. The new HD control room was completely rebuilt for the Fall 2010 semester. Studio:
 25' x 25' with 9' lighting grid, 
Three (3) robotic HD cameras.
Close up of the switcher in the JPC control room

Journalism Production Center Control Room

Control Room Equipment:
 Ross Vision series switcher with Overdrive automation (HD)
 Ross Xpression Character Generator (two channel) (HD)
 Yamaha DM100 audio mixer.
Close up of a light in the Paramount Film Sound Stage

Paramount Film Sound Stage (1)

The Paramount Sound Stage houses a full range of equipment essential to crafting cinematic imagery. One special tool available is the J.L. Fisher #11 Camera Dolly and a roster of traditional Arriflex SR-series and Aaton 16mm motion picture cameras, plus a Sony F3 camera, Sony EX3 cameras, and a complement of Canon 7D and 60D HDSLR cameras.
A wooden set built in the sound stage

Paramount Film Sound Stage (2)

With 380,000 watts of electricity, the stage has ample power for any conceivable lighting situation.
A student directs scene in the Paramount Film Sound Stage

Paramount Film Sound Stage (3)

The lighting complement includes Mole-Richardson lights, from 250 watts to 10,000 watts. There is an abundance of Matthews Grip Equipment and modern fluorescent Kino Flo instruments.
Three cameras in Teaching Studio B

Teaching Studio B

The teaching facility is composed of a classroom inside a standard television control room. Lecturing, demonstration, and critiques take place, as well as utilizing the standard control room equipment and production systems. The professional 40’ x 28’ sound-treated studio contains professional cameras and an ETC lighting control system.
Filming against a green screen

Green Screen

Green screen production is available in both the Di Bona Studio (pictured) and Journalism Production Center facility.
Looking through a camera monitor


Emerson Productions offers a full range of field gear to meet most production needs.
Editors working on a project for Emerson Productions

Post Production

Emerson Productions is the College's center for in-house video work, providing turnkey production services ranging from single and multi-camera videotaping to post-production and duplication.