Jr. High Students Learn Media Production on Professional Multi-Camera Switcher

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Students at Lincoln Junior High in Plymouth, Indiana, produce an ambitious daily news show for the school, acting as both on-camera talent and technical directors and equipment operators behind them. The production is now powered by a newly-acquired TriCaster 460. This addition has enabled them to work with green screen backgrounds and engage TriCaster’s virtual … Read more…

Tech Tour of the Lennon Educational Tour Bus 2016

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The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a set of fully-equipped audio recording and video production studios on wheels.  The Lennon Bus brings these facilities to schools across North America to honor the memory and extend the legacy of John Lennon. Students can have the complete creative experience of performing and producing music videos and … Read more…

University of Pennsylvania Equips Med School for Online Course Production

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Ivy League school University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) has equipped the Perelman School of Medicine with a complete in-house video production studio.  The school uses the studio to record course lectures, training videos, and to create content for the university’s open online education companies.  At the heart of the production suite is TriCaster, providing both multi-camera … Read more…

Muscle Shoals Teacher Sees Past and Future in Media Production

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Randy Bruce, high school teacher, and long-time musician/songwriter was recently interviewed by Forbes Magazine writer George Howard on how his work with local students in media production has led to a resurgence in world awareness of the musical legacy of Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  In addition to raising the profile of the area’s musical past, Bruce’s classes … Read more…

Midland Community Television Upgrades for File-based HD Workflow

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The City of Midland, MI, is upgrading the public, education, and government access channel infrastructure of its Midland Community Television Network for an all-digital, file-based HD broadcast workflow. In this video, MCTV production director Matthew Richardson gives a tour of the work so far at the public access production studio and the government access production … Read more…

Live Streaming Northwestern University’s Dance Marathon

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For 42 years, one of the biggest student philanthropy events in the nation has been the annual Northwestern University Dance Marathon.  In each of the last few years, over 1,000 students participated in the event raising over $1 million each year for their designated charities. For a dozen years, Northwestern University Advanced Media Production Studio … Read more…

PTZOptics Shares NewTek NDI Playbook with Video Producers

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We’re jazzed about the possibilities of NewTek Network Device Interface or NDI™, of course. What’s humbling and gratifying is that many others in the industry are as well. PTZOptics has gone so far as to prepare a “NewTek NDI Playbook.” The Playbook pictures workflows for the Broadcast, Education and House of Worship vertical markets, as … Read more…

Ryerson University’s Newest Radio Studios Stream Live with TriCaster

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Radio is evolving to survive and to prosper in the Information Age. Over the air, radio is an audio-only medium that people listen to in their cars, on the bus or the subway, going from point to point. On the internet, however, radio is live television, with multiple cameras capturing the show’s talent, and in … Read more…

Harvard Athletics Centralizes Control Room For Simultaneous Broadcasts

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Harvard Athletics set a goal of covering more of the University’s sports–football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, fencing, track, swimming, etc.–even when different competitions are taking place simultaneously. Rather than moving multiple large-scale video production suites from venue to venue, they created a high-powered production control room that takes camera feeds from multiple venues to produce and … Read more…

Spotswood High School Graduates Successful Video Pros

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By George Avgerakis There’s little doubt that the average age of video professionals is declining yearly. Low-cost mobile device video capability, laptop and mobile-based editing, GoPros, drones and even studio equipment reduce the barriers to learning and entry. Even young teens can get into professional video production! This decline in cost and barriers creates challenges … Read more…