University-wide Video Resources

To help College faculty, staff and students locate resources for video services, from recording talks to producing short promotional or informational pieces, we’ve compiled a list of university-wide services below. You can find information on recording instructional or Coursera classes here.

Be sure to check out these helpful guidelines from Emory Communications and Marketing as you begin your planning process.

Obtain speaker release forms (for all Emory uses including YouTube and iTunesU) here.

Video Production Resources on Campus

Production Services

Emory College has limited resources to produce videos related to faculty and student projects, departments and centers. Services include full production and uploading to the Emory YouTube channel or iTunesU. For more information, please contact Hal Jacobs in the Dean’s Office with a short synopsis of the project. <see College YouTube playlist>

Students from the Film Studies Department may be available for filming talks and visits (a small honorarium is requested), in addition to more advanced productions. Contact Hal Jacobs or Prof. Eddy Von Mueller for more information.

The College also has five “flagship” rooms (Rich 104, 108, and 211; Anthropology 303; Emerson 363) with video capabilities where faculty can do two-way video conferencing as well as classroom capturing using Echo360. In addition, the College has priority scheduling in Woodruff 214 and 217 (formerly ECIT).

Emory Photo/Video (Office of Communications & Marketing) specializes in producing feature profiles, overview and promotional videos on a fee basis. Services include pre-production consultation, graphics, script-writing guidance, editing, and uploading material to Emory’s YouTube channel, exporting for other web platforms, and/or DVD finals. <more info>

LITS: ClassTech and Videography (Woodruff Library, 4th floor) provides assistance with streaming video and audio, lecture capture in select classrooms (via Echo 360), and videoconferencing. The office also has videographers on a fee basis. <more info>

Center for Faculty Development and Excellence (CFDE) offers a webpage of resources and information on proposing, planning, and producing an Emory Coursera course. <more info>

ETV is primarily a resource for students to create narrative short films and TV series, but the student organization occasionally works with other student groups and faculty (a fee may be payable to the club). For more information, contact 2014/15 ETV President Shalina Grover. <more info>

FOR STUDENTS: Student Digital Life offers a variety of services and integrated technologies across campus to support students. Service offerings are located in the Learning Commons at Woodruff Library and the Computing Center at Cox Hall, with satellite spaces at the DUC, the SAAC and Building H, as well as graduate labs in Bowden and Tarbutton Halls (see website for more info). For student video and audio conferencing (student interviews, dissertation defenses, and collaborative engagement with peers and scholars from across the globe), see video-conferencing and presentation practice.

Other schools such as the Goizueta Business School and Health Sciences Communications also produce videos for external media promotion. The Business School broadcast studio is available on a case by case basis (equipment or equipment operators are not available).

Do It Yourself

Emory College provides a full video kit (Canon Vixia hfg20 camcorder, wireless and shotgun mics, fluid-head tripod) for recording classroom talks or interviews to faculty, staff and students who have received training on the equipment. Editing and post-production support, including uploading to web platforms, is also available. Contact Hal Jacobs ( in the Dean’s Office for more information on training (individual and group sessions) and equipment check-out.

The Music and Media Library (Woodruff Library, 4th floor) allows faculty, staff and students to check out offers camcorders, DSLR cameras, mics and audio equipment, tripods, etc. <more info>

The Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) “works with faculty and students from across the University to provide expertise, consultation, and technical assistance in the creation of digital projects.” In terms of video, this includes help with editing and voice-overs. ECDS has several workstations with iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Premiere loaded for Emory use. The center also has an AV suite with professional microphones, audio recording and editing software. To reserve the AV suite or ask for guidance with a video project, email <more info>

What to do after the video is made?

College staff and faculty should contact Hal Jacobs ( about options for exporting and uploading video/audio to the Emory YouTube channel or iTunesU. Please note guidelines below.

Emory Video Guidelines

Emory Social Media Guidelines

Emory Communications Outlets

Emory College Social Media

Hal Jacobs, Communications, Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Emory’s main www site
Shannan Palma, Senior Online Producer, University Marketing

Emory Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
Julie Winch, Director, Social Media, University Marketing
Twitter: @JulieMWinch @EmoryUniversity
Instagram: @juliagulia287 @emoryuniversity

Emory Magazine
Paige Parvin, Editor, University Communications

Emory Report
Laura Douglas-Brown, Editor, University Communications

Carol Clark, Editor / Writer / Producer

University Media Relations & Emory News Center

Emory College Alumni and Development. Communications to alumni and donors (story, news or event of interest to alumni).
Kate Lawlor 01C 10B, Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Funding Source

CCA Project Grants are awarded twice annually for projects that have the potential to engage a wide audience. CCA welcomes proposals requesting grants to support Emory artists and arts-related projects. Grants are intended to support activities outside of the regular academic responsibility of individuals, departments, or units. For more information, contact Candy Tate, Assistant Director, <more info>

For more information or updates, contact:

Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Hal Jacobs

Related Links

Emory Box (for file sharing)

Emory College YouTube Playlist

Emory University iTunesU

Emory University YouTube Channel