Media Studio | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Media Studio

Ready • Set • Action

A dedicated workspace for multimedia project development and collaboration with colleagues.

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The Faculty Media Studio provides faculty and staff access to top-of-the-line computers and cutting-edge software, as well as consultation opportunities with Teaching Innovation's Media Producer and other content specialists.

Our staff share and encourage best practices for building media to use in your courses and research.


The studio offers customized services to advance the development of faculty media projects.

  • Consultation: 1-1 Meetings with our Media Producer to discuss media projects

  • Training: Hands-on sessions on Studio Resources, Digital Media, and Educational Podcasting

  • Support: Content specialists on call, whether you are working in the studio or on your own

Software Tutorials

The Faculty Media Studio is equipped for the design and production of a variety of media types. Teaching Innovation's Media Producer can assist you in designing, developing, and implementing your media projects.  

You can use different media types in your course:

  • Video: Show real-world applications, demonstrate concepts, bring interactivity to the lecture

  • Audio: Provide podcasts and other audio recordings students can listen to before or after class

  • Images: Enhance presentations, handouts, homework diagrams, or display on the web

  • Lecture Capture: Grab in-class lecture material and discussion for students who missed class or need review, or for your own records

  • Digital Content: Prepare interactive lecture content ahead of time with the Student Response System

Production Software

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Camtasia
  • Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection
  • iLife (GarageBand, iMovie, iPhoto, iWeb)
  • Quicktime Pro
  • Screenflow
  • iWork (Keynote, Pages, Numbers)
  • Microsoft Office

Production Equipment

  • Quad-Core Mac Pro
  • 27” LED Cinema Display
  • 27” iMac
  • SMART Podium Interactive Pen Display
  • 32” 1080P LCD TV
  • Ultra-Portable Digital Projector
  • Closed, Dynamic Stereo Headphones
  • Professional Desktop Microphone
  • Laptop plug-in station

Media content can be presented live in class and made available to your students via your LMS course site. (formerly provides hundreds of video tutorials for software from Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, and more!

Reserve your time to learn and gain hands-on experience at the Faculty Media Studio today.

Hollywood Workflow in Education

At FMS, we work closely with faculty and staff as we collaborate on production of innovative, instructional videos. The following are the steps for developing instructional videos:

  • Meet with collaborators

  • Evaluate existing content

  • Beginning outlining a script

  • Develop storyboards to visually illustrate the outline

  • Refine script to communicate content effectively

  • Capture footage based on storyboard and shot list

  • Work within real-life spaces and time constraints

  • Begin assembling footage

  • Develop rough, then finer cuts based on collaborator feedback

  • Incorporate any effects or media

  • Deliver the product to students

  • Evaluate video’s success based on response and outcomes

  • Plan for improvements