The Inside Story on Cutting Live for Beyonce Dance-a-Thon 24 Hours on MTV

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Mitch Jacobson of Category Five Studios shared a behind-the-scenes look at the people and equipment used to produce the Beyonce Dance-a-Thon 24 Hours, on MTV March 9th, in Category Five’s blog.  Noteworthy is that the production made use of two TriCaster 8000 units and their mirror mode, which ensures that high-end mission-critical live production goes … Read more…

Live Streaming the 2014 Flyboard World Cup Finals from Dubai

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by Claudia Kienzle DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES––With the spectacular Dubai cityscape as its backdrop, the 2014 Flyboard World Cup Championship drew close to 100 professional flyboarders from 22 countries that came to compete in this fledgling but exciting new extreme watersport. This competition took place in a bay near the Persian Gulf in early December … Read more…

SXSW 2015: PayPal SXSW Social Media Lounge – “Live” Sparks with Audiences

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The live-streamed programming from the PayPal SXSW Social Media Lounge provided some examples of how live shows connect and spark with audiences. “Live” after all offers spontaneity – real people in front of you right now with no script (or the ability to willfully ignore script and director if they choose!). That’s a draw for … Read more…

SXSW 2015: “What’s Trending” Streams Live from the Samsung Lounge

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Hosting a “Blogger Lounge” at large trade and festival events to draw social influencers together has become a major opportunity for companies to get quality time and good will for the brand with key social media communicators.  SXSW, for example, has gone from having one such lounge a few years ago, to having a long … Read more…

Liquor Control Board of Ontario Uses Simple In-House Video Workflow To Train Employees and Reach Out To Customers

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by Genevieve Tomney The room is dark, but for the lights trained on a high-top counter in the middle of the set, dotted with all of the spirits, mixes, garnishes and bar tools needed to make the hottest cocktails for the holiday season. Three cameras are pointed on the host and her guest. The director … Read more…

Patriot League Takes On Free Streaming (White Paper)

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Article on Sports Video Group This year’s graduating class of Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy may be remembered for its many honors by professors, parents and fellow students, but one of its least-known accomplishments will go down in the history of the Patriot League as that collegiate athletic conference’s top achievement of 2013-14 –at least … Read more…

Increase Quality, Streamline Workflow, For Less Money? Here’s How HRTV Managed It

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The timeless attraction of horse racing, dating back to ancient Greece, Babylon, Syria and Egypt, is simple. The thoroughbred horse, widely believed to be faster than cheetahs in endurance races, can maintain a speed of 45 miles per hour for a distance of more than a mile, making the horse race “the fastest two minutes … Read more…

How Western Illinois University (WIU) Trains the Next Generation of Broadcast Journalists

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By: Claudia Kienzle Macomb, Il When Macomb, Illinois residents watch NEWS3 newscasts on their local Comcast cable channel 3, they see a multi-camera news program, rich with graphics, branding, and interesting content. Judging by the quality of this on-air product, they would not suspect it’s a Western Illinois University (WIU) student production. And when national … Read more…

Inside Penn Sports Network’s Winning Streaming Strategy (White Paper)

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Full Article on Sports Video Group When a businessman needed to be in Singapore on business, he was elated that he could watch live HD video streams of his daughter playing lacrosse for the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In fact, Penn alumni, fans and students can subscribe to www.pennathletics.com where they can watch their … Read more…

Next Generation Video Interviews (Webcast)

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Next Generation Video Interviews with TalkShow Dr. Andrew Cross and Simon Lucas, the men behind the teams who created TalkShow and Skype TX, explain how this groundbreaking solution is reinventing your broadcast interviews and streamlining your workflow, followed by an in-depth look at the system with product expert Don Ballance. Find more information on TalkShow … Read more…