WEDU is committed to offering the best production facilities and customer service at competitive rates, located blocks from downtown Tampa with convenient close access to Interstate 275. (Address and Map)


For more information or to check availability for your next project, contact Production Coordinator Pam Webb at at (813) 254-9338 ext. 2271 or


Hough Family Foundation Studio – 70′ x 50′

  • 20′ to lighting grid with 19′ high seamless cyc wall
  • Seamless cyc size – 70′+50′+12′
  • Black cyc curtain available for 360 degree coverage of studio
  • 4 x 4 lighting grid with ETC (Ion) Dimmer Board (Dimmer per circuit system)

Studio 2 – 30′ x 40′

  • 20′ to grid with hard edge cyc wall

Production Control Rooms

  • Digital Control Room with Sony MVS8300 HD switcher and Deko graphics
  • Analog Control Room with Grass Valley 300 switcher and Pinnacle stillstore


High Definition

  • 2 Sony HDC-900 Studio cameras
  • 2 Sony HDC-950 Studio, can be configured for studio pedestal, handheld or jib

Standard Definition

  • 3 Sony BVP270 Digital Studio Cameras

Video Tape Machines/Formats

  • High Defintion – HDW-M2000 HDCam and Panasonic D-5
  • Standard Definition – DVWA500 DigiBeta and BVW75 Beta SP

Tape Feed/Live Shot Services

  • 2 VYVX Fiber outbound paths and 1 VYVX return path (SD)
  • Access to off-site C-band and Ku-band uplink/downlink

Additional Equipment

  • CamMate Systems III camera crane with extension up to 29′
  • Dolly with track
  • Teleprompters available for studio cameras
  • Extensive complement of grip equipment and studio lighting

Field Production

High Definition

  • HDCam – Sony HDW-F900 CineAlta
  • XDCam-EX HD Camcorder (PMW-EX3)

Editing Services

Non-Linear systems

  • Final Cut Studio 2 (HD)


  • All technical, production and support staff
  • Resource for Camera Operators, Technical Director, Producer, Director, Audio, Videographer, Make-up, Wardrobe, Catering, Video, Craft Services, and other production services.
  • Green Room (no charge with Studio Production)
  • Make-Up Rooms (no charge with Studio Rental)

Remote Truck

High-Definition Mobile Production Vehicle

  • (4) JVC GY-HD110U 720p HDV cameras
  • (4) JVC DR-HD100-80 Hard Drive recorders 1 per camera to record ISO shots
  • Edirol V-440HD Switcher
  • Wafian HR-1, Hard Drive Recorder
    • Provides a Line-cut recording of the HD-SDI switcher output
    • Has approximately 36 hours of capacity space in full 1080i HD
    • Recorded Line-cut files can be dragged and dropped onto a portable storage device or laptop via the readily available USB or Firewire connections of the HR-1
    • The HR-1 will record Quicktime or M2T Cineplex formats
  • JVC VTR BR-HD50U tape deck – Provides videotape playback for field roll-ins
  • HME Dx-200 Digital Wireless Intercom with (5) wireless beltpacks – Provides approximately 500 feet of radial coverage
  • Mackie 1402 VLZ Pro audio mixer – Each channel of the stereo pair has an adjustable digital delay for controlling lip sync
  • LG 42″ LCD Central Display
    • Miranda HD alto virtual display system – Allowing for a limitless user designed display configuration
    • All available sources to the switcher can be displayed on the central display. Includes a time clock display for time of day or countdown.
  • All components are routed through patch bays for easy access and reconfiguration and interconnection
  • 10KW Onan diesel generator for full power, a UPS system and all cables
  • Rear Access Panel makes external power connections, audio connections, digital, video, and telephone easily accessible

Trailer with Remote Lighting and Grip Package

  • ARRI Lighting Instruments
  • Chimera Light Soft-boxes
  • Matthews Scrim and Flag Kits
  • C-stands, apple boxes, power cables, sand bags, tool kits, grip supplies and more.