Streaming and Recording Studio

High-end video conferencing, streaming, and recording of presentation, training, interview, etc. videos in a studio setting.




Reservation Only
(no less than 24 hours and
no more than 14 days in advance)

Woodruff Library
level 1, room 101

The Streaming and Recording Studio (SRS) features high-end video, audio, and lighting equipment for video-conferencing, streaming, and recording quality videos for social platforms (e.g., YouTube) or any "sitting at the desk" scenario (presentations, software training videos, etc.). It provides professional, industry-standard equipment, including Sony α7 III video camera, a 16.5" teleprompter displaying either camera or a computer monitor feed, Rode shotgun microphone, adjustable studio lighting and more (see the list of the equipment below). SRS is equipped with OBS software with display and camera feed capture capability.

Faculty interested in using our resources to enhance teaching and learning can view sample workshops and assignments on our case studies page.

1. Reserve the Studio 

2. A User Guide is available in the Studio for your reference. If you would like to schedule optional in-person equipment training (for sotware training, see the Learning Software and Best Practices section), click the button below:  

3. Suggested uses of the Studio include:

  • Zoom or Skype videoconferencing
  • Videorecording while reading a presentation or a script from the teleprompter screen
  • Recording yourself (and guests) in any "sitting behind the desk" scenario
  • Recording a sofware training video using the display capture function and camera/microphone feeds
  • Streaming in a professional studio setting

Please read and follow studio use policies listed below. The studios are monitored via the security cameras. Failure to follow the policies may affect your ability to reserve the studio in the future. A violation of Emory Libraries or Emory University code of conduct while using the studio may result in immediate suspension of your reservation privileges.

  • Using the studios without an approved reservation is not allowed.
  • You are responsible for the studio equipment for the period of your reservation and may be charged the full cost of replacement or repair for missing or broken equipment plus a $50 processing fee.
  • Do not take any studio equipment outside of the studio.
  • Food is not allowed in the studio. Drinks are allowed only in no-spill containers with lids.
  • Leave the studio clean, tidy, and ready for the next user: 
    • Take out any trash. Take out anything you brought into the studio. Make sure that the studio chair is in the studio while any outside furniture is removed.
    • Reset all the equipment if you moved it by placing it back where you found it.
    • Reconnect any cables you disconnected.
    • Turn off the power on the power strip behind the desk.
  • Vacate the studio once your reservation time is over. Do not attempt to enter the studio outside of your reservation time period.

Copy your files from the studio computer to your own media or online storage before you vacate the studio. Files left on the computer may be deleted at any time without notice.

  • Video: 
    • Sony α7 III 4K video camera with a Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens on a tripod
    • Glide Gear TMP 750 16.5" teleprompter displaying either the camera feed (you see yourself) or the computer monitor feed (for video conferencing, reading a teleprompter script, etc.)
    • Elgato Cam Link 4K connecting the camera to the computer for video streaming and recording (no SD memory card is necessary)
  • Sound:
    • Rode NTG3B shotgun microphone on a boom arm
    • MOTU M2 audio interface (controls mic preamp, speakers, headphones)
    • Presonus Eris E3.5 studio monitors (speakers)
    • Sennheiser HD 660S open back reference headphones
  • Production lighting:
    • Aputure Light Storm LS C120D II LED soft key light with a light dome
    • CAME-TV Boltzen 55W Bi-Color hair light
    • Westcott Flex Cine RGBW-color background light (produces background lighting of any color)
  • Sofware:
    • Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) for videorecording (including camera, microphone, and display capture capabilities)
    • Zoom
    • Skype for Business

  • To schedule 1:1 software training, please email
  • Learn video production and post-production, streaming technics and best practices online. Use your Emory access to LinkedIn Learning, an ever-expanding collection of online learning content available to all Emory students, faculty, and staff. Follow this link for a suggested selection of online courses specific to this studio.

  • Adobe Podcast Enhance. Web-based. Remove noise and echo from voice recordings, enhance audio to near-studio quality. Free.
  • AutoPod. A Premiere plugin for automated multi-camera editing. Save time on editing multi-camera video podcasts and interviews. Free trial, then $29/mo.
  • ElevenLabs. Web-based. Generate quality spoken audio from your text in a variety of voices and styles. Includes a free option.

We are supported by students for students. If interested in joining our team, visit our student employment page to learn more.