- Studio capacities are restricted to one person to comply with the University of Minnesota's safe physical distancing guidelines for COVID-19.
- Users are not required to wear a mask in the studio once the door is closed. Signage will remind you to re-mask before leaving.
- Cleaning supplies will be provided to users for disinfecting the studio before and after each use.
Three Easy Steps:
The University of Minnesota's 1:Button Studios are fully automated high-definition video recording spaces with professional studio lighting and sound equipment. They are set up to record high-quality video projects without any knowledge of lights and cameras.
1. Reserve the Space
- Book a 1:Button Room
- Duluth's 1:Button Studio is located in Kirby Plaza 174. The key is available to checkout at the Media Hub checkout counter.
2. Record Your Video
Students, Faculty and Staff can record a person seated at a table, and content from a laptop or other device with HDMI output can be recorded simultaneously. Watch the following video to learn how to use the studio. A video with Audio Description is available.
3. Receive Your Recordings
Once you are done with your recording, you will receive an email with links to 4 different views (all with audio) of your recording:
- Camera only
- Laptop or other device only
- Side-by-side camera and device
- Device with small picture-in-picture of camera
"What is the 1:Button Studio?" Video (without Audio Description)
"What is the 1:Button Studio?" Video (with Audio Description)
Instructions for activating the Audio Description (AD):
- Press play on the video.
- Press the AD icon to turn description on and off.
- Press the AD sliders icon to equalize the volume.
- Press the AD volume icon to mute AD.
- Use the AD volume slider to change the volume of the description independently from the volume of the YouTube video.
- Use the YouTube volume slider to change the volume of the background music or use the YouTube mute button to mute it.
- For more information on AD visit Audio Description Service.