Quick Facts

Eastern Media Services
134 Communication Building

Media Services provides a broad variety of media-related services to the Eastern Connecticut State University community. These services are defined in two primary service areas; Multimedia Production and Media Technology Support.

Multimedia Production

Media Service’s staff design, develop and distribute many types of media materials for Eastern administrative units, students, faculty and University affiliates (state agencies, external clients).
Specific services include;

  • Studio and field based audio and video production/post production;
    • Instructional use
    • Campus events
    • University Relations publications, programs
    • Community service programs
    • Administrative events
  • Graphics production and materials development including;
    • Posters, banners, directional signs
    • Computer-based graphics
  • Multi-format production of materials including;
    • CD, DVD production
    • Web-based multimedia
    • Multi-format transcoding
  • Streaming video and podcasting services
    • iTunes University site management
    • Eastern Television site management

Media Technology Support

Media Services also provides comprehensive technical support services to the Eastern community including the following;

  • Audio-visual equipment services
    • Instructional equipment loan to students, faculty, staff
    • Equipment training
    • Delivery and setup services
  • Axis-TV Campus digital signage system management
  • Community Access television programming/management (Charter Channel #22)
    • SCOLA International News
    • Classic Arts Channel
    • Student-produced media
    • Educational programming
  • Television production studio/non-linear editing lab support for Eastern Communications department.
  • Multimedia projection system support – 152 classrooms, labs, conference rooms, auditoriums, residence halls)
    • System design/installation services
    • Training
    • Maintenance and repair
  • Multi-format audio and videotape duplication services
  • C and KU-band satellite management
  • Facility/Instructional systems design and consultation
  • Child and Family Development Resource Center media services

Eastern AV Systems

  • Multimedia Projection Systems (fixed, portable) 152
  • Digital Television Studio (Communication 114)
  • Channel 22 Cable Access Channel/Campus Distribution System
  • C-Ku Band Satellite Systems (3)
  • Non-Linear Editing Lab (Communication 114)
    • Final Cut Pro/Avid Composer 12
  • Child and Family Development Center
    • Remote cameras 25
    • Avid Newscutter XP 10
    • Avid Newscutter Adrenaline 1
    • Vbrick EthernetTV (Mpeg2) 12
    • Avid Unity SAN 12Tb
  • Streaming Video
    • Digital Rapids StreamZ
    • Influxis Flash Video Hosting
  • Communication Department Video Equipment Distribution
    • DVC-Pro Kits 3
    • Mini-DV Kits 7
    • HD Camcorders 5
  • Non-Communication Equipment Video Distribution
    • Tapeless SDHC Kits 10

Hardware/Software Systems Supported

Final Cut Pro
DVD Studio Pro
Avid Newscutter XP/Adrenaline
Avid Composer
Avid ISYS Storage Network
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe After Effects
Digital Rapids StreamZ
Pinnacle Studio
Vbrick EtherneTV

Media Services Center Staff

Nick Messina – Director
Paul Melmer – Engineering
Lisa Curtiss – Media Production Assistant
Lloyd Weir – AV/Media Technician (Night Manager – 2pm-10pm)
Steve Kesten – AV/Media Technician (Day Manager – 7:30am-3:30pm)
Ken Measimer – Production Specialist (CFDRC – Julia DeLapp)

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 7:30am-9:30pm
Friday 7:30am-4:30pm