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University Television offers creative services that take studio production, location production and large-screen projection services to the highest professional level. With its proficient staff, informed ideas and specialized equipment, UTV can handle virtually any type of taping or live event.
UTV is equipped to travel to any location. This team of dedicated professionals has traveled coast to coast for hundreds of location tapings and events.
UTV is equipped to produce content in most of today’s media formats, digital or analog. UTV can also author DVDs in both Standard Definition and HD Blu-Ray formats.
University Television is located on the fourth floor of Memorial Hall where it operates and maintains a complete broadcast television studio. Additionally, UTV manages a Ku Band Satellite Uplink transmitter.
From its Master Control, UTV schedules and programs Channel 3, WIU's 24-hour local cable channel, as well as Macomb's municipal government Channel 15. Subscribers to McDonough Telephone Cooperative also receive programming from WIU-TV Channel 3.
Additionally, UTV is capable of streaming programs on the Internet for greater access.
UTV has provided satellite uplink services for major networks, such as NBC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, and FOX, as well as local television stations throughout the United States.
University Television has six non-linear digital video editing suites, including three Avid suites and three Final Cut Pro suites, to provide professional results for every project. The creative professionals at UTV will assist clients to effectively communicate and produce their next instructional or marketing project.
Animation and Graphic Design
A significant component of television production is creative graphic design. University Television has two talented graphic artists ready to create 2D and 3D graphics and animations. Using Photoshop, After Effects, Modo, Zbrush, Maya and LightWave, our graphic design team has the inventiveness and expertise to provide clients with a distinctive product.
Need your video project copied? UTV also provides DVD authoring and duplication services, in addition to videotape duplication and 16mm film transfers. Our staff is capable of any task, including labeling and packaging, for projects involving a single duplication to thousands of copies.