DMC Video and Photography Studio B42E


The dimension of the room is 22’x16’, the room is 9' high.

Equipment in the studio:

Equipment reserved for the studio for 4 hour in-house checkout. A valid Rice ID is required to check out the equipment. 

Patrons are also welcome to use the room with their own equipment. 

  • Equipment
    • 1 Sony HXR-NX5U NXCAM Professional Camcorder
      Note: This camera includes a Sony ECM-XM1 condenser shotgun mic that requires 48Volts phantom power.
    • 1 Manfrotto MVH502A Fluid Head and 546B Tripod System with Carrying Bag


  1. The DMC Video Photography Studio can be reserved and used only by Rice faculty, students and staff.
  2. The rooms are available for booking during the DMC open hours.
  3. How to reserve
  4. Reservations are up to 4 hours.
  5. One reservation per day. A second reservation made to extend the use of the studio requires check in and check out of original key at the DMC Desk. 
  6. Unclaimed reservations will be released after 30 minutes.

Studio Check-in and Check-out:

  1. Whether you have reserved the studio or you are a walk-in user, come to the DMC service desk to check out the key to the studio.
  2. Ask DMC staff for help if you are in doubt when using the studio. 
  3. Tidy up the space when you are done.
  4. Return the key to a staff at the DMC service desk.


  • conducting video interviews
  • taking portrait photos
  • skid performances
  • creative uses

Click on DMC Gallery to see how people used DMC Video/Photography Studio.

Studio Guides: