Production Facilities

WNED-TV’s production facilities are available for professional and/or broadcast production use.

From HD studio and field production to high end, non-linear editing, DVD authoring and webcasting, we have the facilities, personnel and equipment to help you achieve your production goals. 

Any requests for information on rates and availability should be directed to Phil Teibel, Production and Facilities Manager.
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The WNED-TV production center is located in downtown Buffalo, in close proximity to I-190.  For our out of town clients, we are only 20 minutes from the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport, five minutes from the Peace Bridge to Canada and directly across the street from one of Buffalo’s premier hotels. 

Studio Production

WNED-TV’s broadcast center is home to one of the largest studios in our three-state area (outside of NYC) and is approved as a qualified film production facility by the state of New York. Certain productions may be eligible for tax credits.  Check here http://www.nylovesfilm.com/tax.asp for more information. 

Studio One’s 21-foot grid height and 7,000 square feet of space make it possible to handle productions with large scale sets and/or studio audiences. It has been home to The Mark Russell Comedy Specials for PBS and the New York senatorial debate for MSNBC, as well as numerous rental clients for the production of commercials, satellite media tours, webcasts, infomercials and network news programs.  We are fully HD capable with a Ross Vision Quattro (four M/E) switcher, Chyron HyperX2 HD graphics and five Sony HDC-1400 cameras, including three with Autoscript teleprompter units.  Our video control room has been upgraded with a new monitor wall and a user-friendly three-tier layout.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details, availability or to get a quote.  

Electronic Field Production

WNED-TV has carved a reputation as a major supplier of high-definition (HD), field-produced documentaries for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), which has seen our programs viewed in millions of homes across North America.   National HD productions have included "The War of 1812," "Underground Railroad: The William Still Story," "Chautauqua: An American Narrative," "The Adirondacks," "Frank Lloyd Wright’s Buffalo" and "Elbert Hubbard: An American Original." 

Our inventory of field production gear includes four HD cameras: Panasonic’s HPX-2700 (P2) and HDX-900P (DVC PRO); Sony HVR-Z7U and the GoPro Hero3 Black. WNED-TV has access to the most talented DPs, videographers and sound recordists in the area.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information on our EFP packages. 

Post Production

WNED-TV offers the finest in Avid based HD non-linear editing.  Both of our suites have HPZ400 work stations featuring Nitris DX with AVC-Intra; Media Composer v.7 with Symphony option; Adobe Production Master Collection CS5; Sorenson Squeeze 8.5 Pro along with the capability to work in the P2, Sony XD Cam or Red environments/workflows.  Let our talented, award-winning editors help you conceive and realize your production vision.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for information on rates and availability.