We provide video production, engineering support and experiential learning opportunities to Jacksonville State University. All activities of the Department of Television Services are designed to positively impact JSU's public image and the instructional mission of the University.
We have a long history of providing promotional videos and commercials for the university and its various programs. While full-time staff are the primary crew for production work, we also provide production opportunities to Communication students. The combined expertise of Television Services staff enables us to lend both technical and video production support to numerous areas at JSU.
The Department of Television Services accepts requests from both the academic and non-academic departments of JSU; however, we are not able to accept requests from either commercial or religious entities. Video production requests are evaluated in the order in which they are received. Due to a limited staff, major projects may take three months to a year to complete, depending on how complex the production is. Requests for video production projects should be submitted several weeks before the first production date desired. This advance notice is necessary for acceptance of the project, completing any financial arrangements, scheduling planning sessions, script writing, etc. Requests for a simple video production (video taping requiring no editing, one camera, a single shooting session) should be submitted a minimum of two weeks before the event to be video taped.
In order to produce a quality program, we must know details such as script, taping locations, narration, special editing requirements, type of music best suited to the project, target audience, and the desired reaction to be evoked from the audience; these important aspects should be ascertained before production begins.
When adequate time, personnel, and equipment resources are available we will generally accept projects that...
Our services are provided for the academic and non-academic departments of JSU. The only charges that a JSU department may be required to pay would be for supplies (such as the cost of video tapes, DVD media, copies, etc.), or for extra crew, travel, overtime, or any additional expenses that are not covered in the Television Services operating budget.
When a request for an advanced video is received, a systematic procedure is set in motion. An advanced video would be a project requiring more than a single videotaping session, the use of more than one camera, and editing.