90.55 - Video Production Center Services

July 30, 2009 (formerly APM 80.55)

A. General: The Video Production Center (VPC) is a service unit of Creative Services and Print Management, within University Communications and Marketing at the University of Idaho. The unit provides services for digital media production, event video services, web media, disc duplication, UITV-8 programming and more. The wide range of media development services that VPC provides is utilized by faculty and units across campus. Normal business hours are 8:00am-5:00pm, M-F, closed during lunch hour.  IDGs, checks, cash, and Banner journal vouchers are accepted for payments. [rev. 7-09]

B. Digital Media Production Services[rev. 7-09]

B-1. Basic. On-location event and lecture taping, CD and DVD disc creation and duplication, and media conversions/encoding to digital media file types. [ed. 7-09]

B-2. Advanced. Digital recording and editing of video and audio, single and multi-camera production in the studio and on-location, live event video production for large screen projection, recording, and distribution on the internet. [ed. 7-09]

B-3. Program Development. Scripting, program design, and production of projects for marketing, presentations, recruitment, training, instruction, and documentaries. [ed. 7-09]

B-4. UITV-8 Cable TV. The VPC schedules University of Idaho (UI) programming on UITV-8, a cable television channel available in Moscow. Through a cooperative operations agreement with KUID-TV/Idaho Public Television, UI programming is scheduled for weekdays between 4 and 10 pm, with the remainder of the schedule determined by KUID-TV/IPTV. University units interested in sponsoring programs and/or productions for UITV-8 should contact the VPC manager for more information. UI programming schedules are posted at the VPC website. [ed. 7-09]

B-5. Other Video Services. Coordination of complementary video services is facilitated through collaborative arrangements with University Support Services, University Communications and Marketing, University Outreach and Video Networking Services, KUID-TV, Engineering Video Outreach, CALS Educational Communications, and other university video-capable service units.

C. Service Facilities. Primary studio and production facilities are located in the SUB Room 030. The VPC offers video-audio links to the Idaho Commons, the Borah Theatre, SUB conference rooms, and to KUID-TV for connections to the Kibbie Activity Center.

The VPC control room serves the VPC production studio in the SUB basement and the SUB Ballroom. A VPC video control room in the Kibbie Activity Center serves live events in that facility.

D. Contact Information. Any questions regarding VPC technologies or capabilities should be addressed to VPC, at (208) 885-0569, email, or visit VPC website[ed. 7-09]