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A professional TV and radio environment in the Berlaymont

The Audiovisual Services of the European Commission situated in the Berlaymont building offers various kinds of assistance and technical facilities to TV and radio journalists:

  • Two TV studios and one radio studio
  • Editing facilities
  • Video crews and filming facilities
  • Access to archive footage
  • Streaming facilities to Social Media platforms (Facebook Live / Skype / Periscope) and private networks
SEE THE VIRTUAL VISIT OF THE STUDIOS


CONDITIONS OF USE

The above mentioned services are provided free of charge to Radio and TV stations, AV journalists, subject to certain priorities and conditions of use.

Management of priorities:

Requests for technical assistance will be met on a "first come, first served" basis giving absolute priority to items involving a Commission representative (the President, Commissioners, Spokespersons, senior staff members of the Commission who can speak on the record) and meeting all or some of the following criteria:

  • Coverage of Community current affairs
  • Productions covering priority themes on the Commission's Work programme
  • Radio and TV stations from a Member State or a candidate country
The use of crews and editing facilities is restricted to a maximum of 2:30 hours (including filming, editing and transmission) for each user. For recurrent use (weekly/monthly), the Audiovisual Planning team should be contacted to discuss the project.

Reservation of the studios:

The Audiovisual Planning team should be contacted for reservations and information on the availability of our resources on the preferred date and time: planning-audiovisual@ec.europa.eu / Tel: +32 2 295 21 23

Details required when making a reservation:

  • Name and contact details of the station and the person in charge
  • Subject of the programme and a brief description
  • Date, hour and duration of the booking
  • Type of production: Recording, Live broadcast, Duplex studio
  • Number of participants in the studio
  • Post-production (editing), if required
  • FTP transfer, if required

Other important information:

When transmission services are required, the audiovisual unit can offer a number of connectivity means via its contractors and partners. In such cases, the bookings should be made and paid for by the requesting user to the respective contractor/partner. Further details can be obtained from the Audiovisual Planning office.
The Commission's participation is limited to that of technical assistance. The Commission is not responsible for the content (editorial line, information, opinions expressed, etc.) of the programmes produced.


TECHNICAL FACILITIES

ENG team
Cameraman and sound engineer
Possibility for live streaming

TV Studio 1:

  • 187 m² area
  • 5.5 m high cyclorama
  • 2 interpreters' cabins
  • Stage with a table for up to 6 participants
  • A 25 seat tribune for audience participation
  • Up to 6 HD studio cameras
  • Teleprompter
  • Complete lighting grid

TV Studio 2

  • 70 m² area
  • 5.5 m high cyclorama
  • 4 interpreters' cabins
  • Up to 3 HD studio cameras
  • Teleprompter
  • Complete lighting grid

Visual Radio studio:

  • Capacity: 6 people
  • 3 HD cameras
  • ISDN and IP connectivity
  • Non-linear editing and mixing

Video editing

  • Non-linear editing system EDIUS (Grass Valley)
  • DVCPRO HD video format
  • Voice-over recording

Copies and distribution of media items and archive footage:

  • Most current productions are available for download as media items from the AV portal
  • Archive footage items can be acquired through the Front Desk service (comm-frontdesk@ec.europa.eu / Tel:+32 2 296 41 05)
  • Media files can be obtained through FTP or on a data storage device - USB flash drive or HDD/SSD (provided by the user)

Green room and make up area available near the studios

Contacts & Information requests

Audiovisual Planning office
Berlaymont -1/ME23
Tel: +32 2 295 21 23
e-mail: planning-audiovisual@ec.europa.eu


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