CTN provides video production facilities including studios, field production equipment, and editing suites available free-of-charge to Ann Arbor residents and non-profit organizations for the production of programming for cablecast on the Public Access channel (17). To utilize these facilities, you must first complete workshop and once certified, you may then produce your own programs or assist others in their productions.
CTN currently has two studios available for public use.
The Main Studio is 36'x44' with grey, blue and black curtains, a 35" in-studio monitor, three 3-chip cameras, up to 20 microphones, audio cassette, cd player, two roll-in vcrs, Inscriber CGLive character generator, two-line phone for call-ins.
The Hotline Studio is a single operator production system with two remote operated camera, three microphones, computer, roll-in conference phone for call-ins.
Field Production CTN has a wide variety of field production equipment available for public use including mini-DV camcorders, digital HD camcorders, tripods, monitors, microphones, audio mixers, lights, and a variety of cables and connectors.
CTN has four (4) digital editing suites available for public use. The editing suites include both iMovie editing software, as well as Final Cut Pro X software.
Video On Demand
CTN offers a video distribution room for clients allowing them to send their videos to ctnannarbor.org.