TED Labs - Studio


TED has built the following studios to support staff and students for producing high quality video with green screen chromakey support and provide professional gears for video post-production and audio production.

Green Screen Studio (P4304, YEUNG)

The Green Screen Studio is designed for professional video production to support online teaching and learning, with proper lighting equipment, dedicated sound recording devices, and a teleprompter for projecting prepared scripts in front of a camera lens. TED’s technical staff will provide supports to the shooting tasks when the booking reservation is made.


Post-production Workstation (G4303, YEUNG)

The Post-production Workstation is equipped with professional hardware interfaces so that editing and colour correction tasks can be performed more efficiently. DaVinci Resolve is installed to provide exceptional video production workflow. Updated online training contents in this post-production application could be reviewed through the online courses (Linkedln Learning).


Music Workstation (G4303, YEUNG)

The Music Workstation, with studio-grade mics, mixer, audio interface, keyboard, music looper and MIDI controller, is built for audio or music creation purposes. To suit different music creating styles and preferences, several popular DAW applications are installed for accessing substantial audio samplers, including Logic X, Ableton LIVE, MainStage and GarageBand.



Q1: What are the opening hours of TED Labs?
TED Labs opens from 9:30am to 12:30pm & 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Monday to Friday, the lab will be closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Q2. Can I use the lab without booking if the schedule is available on the calendar?
All the bookings must be made 24 hours in advance, please be reminded that ad hoc requests are not able to serve.

Q3. How do I know my booking is reserved successfully?
You will receive the confirmation email within 1 working day, with date and time details. A sample confirmation email attached for your reference:

Dear user,

We are pleased to inform you that your request raised through the “ Booking System” on 11-Mar-2022 has been approved.

Request details:

Reserver Name: User
Reserver EID: EID123
Service: Green Screen Studio
Service Period: 28-Mar-2022 10:30 to 28-Mar-2022 12:00
Project: Test
Course Code: GE0000
Venue: P4304, YEUNG
2nd Reserver (Email):
Endorser Name:

Comment from Admin:

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us via cityugelab@ciytu.edu.hk.

Thank you.


Q4. Do I need to cancel the booking if I cannot attend the session?
As the booking sessions are limited to serve for the whole university. It would be much appreciated if you could cancel your reserved sessions 24 hours in advance whenever you are not going to use that session.
To cancel your reservation, please use the hyperlink in your acknowledgement email, check your reservation history and cancel the reservation you want. You may also send the details to cityugelab@cityu.edu.hk.

Q5. Can I book the studio for “ZOOM” online teaching?
Both studios are designed for video recording purpose. Please refer to https://www.cityu.edu.hk/csc/deptweb/support/guidelines/studentlan/zoom.htm for “ZOOM” online teaching which is supported by Computing Services Centre (CSC). However, we might provide special teaching aids, e.g. writing tablet, drawing tablet to support teaching with scientific or mathematical equations.

Q6. Can TED help me to create a Canvas site?
Please contact e-Learning team to create a Canvas site.

Q7. Why do we need Chroma Key Green Screen Studio?
Chroma Key Green Screen Studio is designed for video production that use compositing techniques in post-production. Teleprompter, professional lightings and clip mic are provided for producing 1080p video clip.

Q8. What should I prepare if we are going to use Chroma Key Green Screen Studio?
You’d better have the PowerPoint file, writing scripts for recording in Word format. Moreover, please avoid any bright green color tone dressing.

Q9. Does anyone provide post-production if I want to make video with Chroma Key Green Screen Studio?
Yes. TED will support all the post-production works, such as editing, background music, and adding visual effects.

Q10. Is there any support from the studio while recording?
A supporting staff will assist the Key Green Screen video recording.

Q11. How long will it take for the post-production service?
The post-production usually takes 5 working days for video with 1-hour duration.


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