The Television Production Facility
“For live multicamera production, the control room is where it all comes together. The director has to be ready for anything.”
Don Mink, Director
Batten: The bar to which studio lights are connected.
Boom pole: A pole that is used to hold a microphone close to a subject.
Camera control unit (CCU): Equipment that controls the camera from a remote position. The CCU includes adjusting the camera, luminance, color correction, aperture, and so on.
Chroma-key: Utilizing a production switcher, the director can replace a specific color (usually green or blue) with another image source (still image, live video, prerecorded material, and so on).
Control room: The television studio control room, sometimes ...