2 November, 2020

Guidelines for reserving equipment for completing coursework

Sony A6500:

  • Can be reserved by first year students. The user’s manual which can be found on the equipment web page must be read.

Filming devices for cell phones:

  • For these devices, priority is given to students of Journalism and postgraduate students of Reporting.


  • In order to reserve these cameras, students must have taken, or be taking, the V/VI Seminar on Television Journalism.

Canon C100:

  • A student must have received training specific to the use of the camera. Preference will be given to reservations made in order to complete the exercises of the 2nd seminars (C100), 3rd and 4th year audiovisual projects, and TFGs (Final Projects).
  • The lens kit will only be provided as part of the entire camera pack. There is only one lens kit which can be loaned separately and is labeled accordingly on the web.

Canon C200:

  • A student must have received training specific to the use of the camera. Preference will be given to reservations made for completing the exercises of 3rd and 4th year students of audiovisual seminars.
  • A loan may also be carried out by students of Direction of Photography pending approval by the teacher of the subject.
  • Authorization is required from the teacher/tutor, by email or in person.
  • Loans are not made for personal projects.

Sony FS7

  • A student must have received training specific to the use of the camera.
  • The SONY lens kit is only available as part of the camera pack. For Personal Projects, you must present the project and obtain approval.

Photography Cameras

  • Loan is available for all students at the School.

● Studio

  • A prearranged meeting must be held with the Audiovisual Service technicians to check the viability of the exercise and to anticipate the technical requirements. It is not allowed to use smoke machines or to carry out other similar activities that might compromise the security of the building.

Edition room 7

  • Reserved solely for color correction tasks and other advanced post-production tasks.


  • In order to reserve audiovisual equipment or spaces for degree or seminar work, you must first fill out the project form that must be requested from carmenmm1@blanquerna.url.edu.

Audiovisual Project File

  • Students of all 3rd and 4th year audiovisual projects that require the use of digital cinema equipment (C100, C200 and FS7) will have to fill in the project file and ensure that it is kept updated.
  • The person in charge of the file will be the same person who is responsible for the project itself. Similarly, the teacher of the subject for which the project is carried out will provide approval for the group’s requests for equipment.

Norms for submitting final projects

  • Final projects for seminars of the 3rd and 4th years of the degree in Audiovisual Communication must be submitted in the video format determined by the degree program, and will be done by uploading the video file in H264 format either to the indicated Drive file, or to the task created in the Classroom.
  • The final project file must be submitted together with the final Master.
  • The final project must include the Blanquerna logo.


Masters and Postgraduate degrees

  • The Coordinators of each Master and Postgraduate program will have to report equipment needs at the start of the academic year. They must also provide a list of students enrolled in the course and anticipate training needs; likewise, they will be responsible for the requests and the use of the equipment for their Master or Postgraduate course.
  • For Academic Projects, it is required that the professor of the degree program and the audiovisual department approve the final list of the equipment that will be loaned by the School within a maximum timeframe of one week. Afterwards, and according to availability, the final reservation for the project will be made.