Studio: Initial Planning

Here are some questions which need to be answered at the initial planning stage.

The studio’s function

What is the function of the studio, what types of production are envisaged and, most important, how much money is there available for the project?

The possible size of the viewing audience and of the budget available depend directly on the function of the studio, whether it be university CCTV, educational TV to a widely dispersed audience, industrial training, a ‘professional’ small TV studio producing inserts to a large TV network, medical teaching, producing television commercials, pop promos, corporate video etc.

The types of production to be mounted affect the studio area (see page 18) and the facilities required. ...

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