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Join us for another battle royal in slow motion, instant replay. Today we demonstrate a great workflow for setting up the high frame rate and high bitrate live streams for sports. Today we use a live ping-pong match to demonstrate a 4 camera instant replay system with 60 frames per second recordings at 100 Mbps. […]

5 Reasons You Should Be Live Streaming Your Radio Shows  Anyone in the business knows that radio stations are facing more competition than ever before. While over-the-air broadcast stations still serve a wide audience, new technology has created new ways for people to hear the entertainment and information they formerly received on their radio. Services […]

Teleprompter: how and when to use it What is a teleprompter used for? A teleprompter is a device that shows or prompts or in most cases, gives a line of speech to the individual on the podium. Usually, the teleprompter is located slightly below the camera, so that it won’t be captured on the screen […]

Mindful Video Production   Now it’s time to review how to properly produce a show from the perspective of the technical director. A typical morning announcements show is essentially an orchestrated process of capturing the show’s content with your audiovisual equipment. In order to do this, the technical director has to make decisions about how […]

  Understanding Audio Video Sync As we transition into our more technical chapters regarding audiovisual equipment and workflow, let’s review the importance of audio and video sync. The number one issue I find among newly setup video production systems is an audio and video sync problem. The good news is that all video production software […]

  Video Playback and Editing After about one year of broadcasting the school’s sports teams, Lewis started getting calls from coaches asking where they could find the recorded video. Lewis estimated that for every 5 people watching live, there are perhaps 100 people who watch the video replay on-demand. “Even if we only have 5 […]

  The Basics of Video Production Software   It’s now time to dig into the fun stuff. In this chapter, we will review the basics of video production software. Remember that this book includes a glossary of terms in the back of the book that you can reference as you read through. Let’s start by […]

Course Work: Video Animations   Now that we have created a graphic to be used inside OBS as a lower third let’s create a basic video file in Adobe After Effects. Let’s create a simple video intro file that will be 10 seconds in length. We will start much as we did in Adobe Photoshop […]

  Course Work: Graphic Design   Let’s discuss graphic design as it applies to live video production. For our online course, Tess is making a lower-third graphics overlay for a live video production we will be streaming from Castle La Bam at the end of this book. A lower third is a graphic that is […]

  How the Griswold High School Uses vMix to Produce The Morning Announcements   I have seen a lot of vMix systems in my career and the Griswold High School morning announcements system is one that makes me smile just thinking about it. The school has managed to involve over 10 real-time student-run operational roles. […]


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