25 miles from Boston off Interstate 93, there is a unique production facility in Methuen, MA.
Located at 20 Aegean Drive, Unit 11, Methuen Community Television’s facility can offer full video production capabilities, host events, record programs with groups and provide meeting space.
From our welcoming front lobby to our dressing room, Methuen Community Television has many spaces available to make your production cost effective through our rentals and production services for hire. Starting at just $75 for space and $250 for productions, we can fit any budget.
Inside the facility are the following key elements:
Studio A – 49′ by 34.5′ features black, gray and green screen cycs and a LED lighting system. The control room is run on Broadcast Pix and records in full HD. Studio A features a 7′ garage door in the rear which has drive up access. Or drive in access for that matter!
Studio A also features a projection system that can be used for presentations and viewings.
Studio B – 21.5′ by 21.5′ features black and off white cycs and fluorescent lighting system. Ideal for a one camera shoot, it offers a cozier space for a smaller production. It can be set up with a full three camera studio configuration hooked up to a Portable studio at this time.
Kitchen 27′ by 24′ features an electric cooktop, wall oven and microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher with granite countertops and cherry cabinetry set up for recording cooking shows. It is linked to Studio A’s control room for full creative usage and includes an overhead camera above the cooktop.
Audio Production Studio 12′ by 9.5′ is set up for two to three people to interact in person. It has soundproofing and state of the art audio production gear to record podcasts, professional voice overs, phone-ins and serve as an Audio Insert facility that can link up with area radio stations using Comrex IP codec.
Three Editing Facilities 7.5′ by 7.5′ feature Mac computers with Final Cut 10, voice over microphones and multiple import and export capabilities.
Beside our production spaces, Methuen Community Television has several key features for show preparation, presentations and meeting spaces.
Green Room & Dressing Room features a small lounge and private space for preparing to go on camera. It is accessible to both Studio A and Studio B.
Four fully gender neutral and handicapped accessible bathrooms 13′ by 6′
Group Editing room 9.5′ by 15′ currently available for meetings of 8-10 people can be used for conference calls and video viewings.
Flex Room 27.5′ by 29′ features a wide open space for large group meetings, trainings and viewings.
Infrastructure All production and meeting spaces are interconnected with HD-SDI audio/video routing, allowing your event to scale large and small. The facility offers 1-gigabit symmetrical fiber with redundant internet connection, providing stable connectivity for live streamed events and remote interviews. Hard wired connections and guest Wi-Fi available.
WITH ALL THESE SPACES, MCTV IS READY TO HOST ALMOST ANY KIND OF PROGRAM OR EVENT. Please contact us with your needs and we can work with you to find the best solution.
DO YOU NEED A CREW? We can provide that as well. Our staff and many of our associates have years of production experience. Starting at $35 an hour.