DMC Video and Photography Studio B42E

DMC video studio has 2 ceiling mounted lights, 7 lights on the floor and a green wall.
DMC video studio has 2 ceiling mounted lights, 7 lights on the floor and a black curtain and a white curtain.
DMC video studio has a white board and a table on casters.

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. 

  • Video
    • 1 Sony HXR-NX5U NXCAM Professional Camcorder
      Note: This camera includes a Sony ECM-XM1 condenser shotgun mic that requires 48Volts phantom power.
  • Audio
    • 1 Sony ECM-44B omnidirectional Lavalier mic
    • 2 Sennheiser Camera Mount Wireless Microphone Systems with ME2 Lavalier Mic
    • 1 Sennheiser MKE-600 Shotgun Microphone
  • Photography
    • 1 Nikon D610 DSLR Camera (24.3MP)
    • 1 Nikon AF-S 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR
    • 1 Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G
    • 1 Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G
  • Light
    • 1 Bescor LED-500K 2 Light Studio Lighting Kit (i.e. 2- LED-500 LED Lights, 2- Light Stands (6.0'), 6,500K Color Temperature)
  • Accessories
    • 1 Manfrotto MVH502A Fluid Head and 546B Tripod System with Carrying Bag
    • 1 Manfrotto 131D Side Arm 2016


  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. To reserve the studio, go to Log in with your NetID and password, click on AV Studios. Reservations can be made within 3 days in advance.
  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 to avoid an overdue fine from the initial reservation.
  6. Unclaimed reservations will be released after 30 minutes.
  7. Late fees - $5/hour.

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:

For Use In Fondren