Digital Media Lab

The SILS Digital Media Lab is a space for creating high-quality video and audio projects, fully equipped with professional equipment and software. The lab is available by reservation to all SILS affiliates, regardless of experience level. 

What can you do in the Digital Media Lab?
  • Record a high-quality green screen video
  • Create a PowerPoint voiceover
  • Record a podcast
  • Professionally edit video and audio
  • Livestream
  • And more!

student standing in front of green screen in digital media lab

How to Reserve the Digital Media Lab

The Digital Media Lab is available only to SILS students, faculty, and staff, and requires a reservation to use. To reserve the Digital Media Lab, contact the SILS Help Desk at silshelp@unc.edu with the desired date and time.

When your appointment arrives, visit the SILS Help Desk in the SILS Library, and a staff member will be available to lend you the key. 

First time? The SILS Help Desk is happy to arrange an introduction session to show you the ropes!

Available Equipment and Software

Video
  • Panasonic AG-UX90p 60hz 4K Video Camera, on tripod
  • Logitech C930e Webcam
  • Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro MK.2 Capture Card
  • PBL Softbox Light
  • Two FloLight Microbeam 512 Floor Beam Lights
  • Green screen
Audio
  • Aputure V-Mic D2 Microphone
  • Shure CVO Overhead Microphone
  • Shure Performance Gear Wireless Microphone System*
  • RODE NT USB Microphone
  • Yamaha MG10XU Mixer
  • Soundproofed ceiling and walls

*This item is available at the SILS Help Desk for checkout.

Other
  • DELL Optiplex 9020 PC
  • Flip-Q teleprompter app on tablet
  • Contour Design Shuttle Xpress for teleprompter control
  • DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor
Software
  • OBS Studio
  • Camtasia
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • VLC Media Player
  • Handbrake

panasonic ag-ux90p 4k video camera, Yamaha MG10XU Mixer, DELL Optiplex 9020 PC, and RODE NT USB Microphone