studio and control rooms
A television studio is made up of a set and three control rooms housing a variety of facilities for controlling broadcasting and recording.
Panel containing all the jacks that connect control room equipment such as cameras, microphones and intercoms.
Device that reproduces the audio portion of an on-air program to monitor its sound quality.
Cabinet used to store control room technical equipment.
Production assistants for the musical portion of a program.
Device used to mute or eliminate certain low audio frequencies in a room.
Person responsible for sound recording.
Console made up of all the devices used to control, adjust and mix sound.
Production associate who is responsible mainly for overseeing the proper flow of a program.
Assistant to the producer who is responsible mainly for the technical aspects of a program’s sequences.
Person in charge of the technical and artistic direction while a movie or a television program is being shot.
Set of screens on which various camera shots are projected as requested by the producer; it allows the producer to switch from one shot to another during the program.
video switcher technician
Person responsible for switching from one camera to the other as requested by the producer.
Person responsible for all technical elements of a production, including sound and picture quality.
Console housing all the equipment used to control and adjust the spotlights.
lighting board operator
Person responsible for making lighting changes during production.
lighting control room
Room housing a set of devices used to vary the intensity of the spotlights.
Person responsible for drawing up lighting plans and supervising the installation and operation of the spotlights.
camera control technician
Person responsible for camera operations and the quality of the pictures.
camera control unit
Console housing all the equipment used to control and adjust the cameras.
auxiliary facilities room
Room in which various technical and administrative activities are carried out.
Arm from which a microphone is suspended and positioned above the performers’ heads and thus off-camera.
Filming device whose optical system separates light into the three primary colors and converts it into electronic signals for broadcast.
additional production personnel
Team of assistants and consultants involved in producing a television program.
lighting grid access
Area providing access to the catwalk above the lighting grid.
audio control room
Room with the control and monitoring equipment required for sound recording.
production control room
Area equipped to select and compose pictures to be broadcast or recorded; it is also used to coordinate activities in other control rooms and the studio.
lighting/camera control area
Room equipped to control camera shots and lighting.
Room designed for recording television program sounds and images; it might be soundproof or not.