GCC Media Services provides select
audio and video recording services to the campus community.
Requests should be made several weeks prior to any event, and
can be generated online via the
Campus Event & Resource Scheduling website or through the
campus events coordinator, Patty Priester.
Once a resource request is entered into the electronic
system, Media Services will work to provide the appropriate
staffing and equipment, as available. We reserve the right
to refuse last-minute requests made less than one week from an
event or when insufficient business/academic justification is
Our trained videographers currently operate professional cameras, capturing on both Mini-DV tapes and
digital hard drives. All videos are shot in widescreen HD
formats. This media can be imported into our
computers and converted to various formats.
approval MUST obtained from speakers prior to the
commencement of any taping.
Use of recording equipment and operator services will be provided at
a reasonable cost to campus constituents subject only to the availability of
the requested item(s).
Post-Production Request Form
Limited License Agreement Form
|DUBBING & DUPLICATION
GCC Media Services
offers limited media dubbing and duplication services for
College-related business. Commonly handled requests
include creating batch orders of CDs or DVDs, and dubbing VHS
tapes to DVD format, subject to all
legal and copyright
restrictions. Requestors will be charged basic fees for
any blank media and duplication/printing to cover the cost of
the supplies and equipment.
Our basic duplication service entails making exact copies of
your master(s). Due to the nature of analog media, we cannot
guarantee the quality of any duplication made to and/or from
analog audio/video media such as VHS, audio cassette, etc.
Also, copies from one digital format (such as Mini DV) to
another will only be as good as the master you provide.
We will attempt to duplicate the master(s) you provide. However,
due to various speeds and configurations of media, we cannot
guarantee that the duplication can be completed. Due to the
fragile nature of most media, we cannot be held responsible for
any damage done to any master while attempting to perform a
GCC Media Services currently streams media (archived and select
Livestream. This website provides various
pages with links for users to access all such media from a
broadband internet connection, both on campus and off. Due
to copyright or permission restrictions, some media may be
accessible only from on campus.
GCC Media Services offers basic video editing services using
Adobe's professional software. Turnaround time can vary from
several business days to several weeks, depending upon the
extent of editing requested and the amount of concurrent video
contact us if you have any questions regarding an upcoming
Post-Production Request Form
Media Services houses, circulates, and maintains a limited
pool of equipment to support academic instruction and
College-related business on campus. The equipment can
be scheduled/reserved by the Media Services staff in the
lower level of the library. Please try to contact us well in advance of your
anticipated equipment need date.
|STUDENT WORK OPPORTUNITIES
For on-campus work opportunities, Media Services currently hires
and manages students in two areas:
Media Services Student Technicians (see below) and
PFAC Ketler Auditorium Technicians.
The MS Techs receive pre-semester technical training to help cover campus
events and activities. Common tasks range from running sound
boards to videotaping lectures to supporting classroom
projection and media needs. The PFAC Ketler
Auditorium Technicians are a
specialized group of students who work primarily in the
PFAC or Pew Fine Arts Center, whose skill set is more
specialized in areas of lighting & sound. Announcements are made to the student body via myGCC
whenever there are job openings in either area; typically we
accept applications in March, schedule interviews and shadowing
opportunities in April, and make all hiring decisions in May for
employment in the following academic year. Please contact
the Student Employment Office for more information on applying
for a variety of other campus jobs.
Media Services is responsible for all campus multimedia needs,
including technical and audio/visual services. Below are some
of our many student employment opportunities:
· providing technical assistance at campus events
· running sound and video overflow for chapel services
· doing classroom AV support for faculty
· videorecording lectures
· facilitating dance equipment setup/teardown
· web-based media
(streaming audio/video, e.g.)
· editing and producing videorecordings
· keeping office hours and assisting with numerous
· working special events and select summer conferences
(if you live locally)
On-site (pre-semester) training is provided to all student technicians. Some
of these duties offer a set recurring schedule every week, while
others are assigned each month based on the upcoming work
opportunities and your availability.
Applications - two types of technical campus jobs:
MEDIA SERVICES TECHNICIANS - It’s
multimedia, sound, lights, camera… action with Media Services!
Tech-savvy student leaders provide a host of AV services for
chapels, coffeehouses, dances, recorded lectures, etc.
Previous AV experience is encouraged but not required for all
roles; on-site training will be provided. Click
HERE to download an application for the
Select interviews and shadowing opportunities will occur in
Additional questions may be directed to
CLASSROOM TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Media Services provides technical support for all campus
multi-media classrooms. Faculty or staff who teach in a
media room who require technical assistance should contact x4050.
Media Services staff will work one-on-one with
employees who wish to use media rooms. Please
contact us well in
advance of your anticipated need, and we will schedule a time to
train you on the usage of those rooms.
We supply batteries for media rooms
and technology throughout the campus. When placing an
order, please specify the location for this need and the
quantity of supplies requested. We maintain a limited
stock of supplies for immediate replacement needs; larger orders
take several weeks to process.
|EQUIPMENT REPAIRS & TROUBLESHOOTING
Please report all repair issues to x4050 or
email@example.com. A service ticket will be created and one
of our staff members will attend to the issue immediately.