Kenyan Mosque Turns Positive Messages Into TV Station

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By E. Leigh Friday is the traditional day of congregational worship for Muslims, when millions come together in their local mosques for prayer. But on the other six days of the week, the world outside the mosque hears messages that paint a negative picture of the Islamic religion – messages that are drowning out the … Read more…

Paving New Roads With NDI®

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By Jimmy Goucher Have you ever had one of those conversations that was so deep and packed full of knowledge that it took days to digest? The kind of conversation that made you feel as though your brain had actually gained mass? I recently had one of those conversations with a colleague and friend, John … Read more…

Preparing Students For A Career in Real-World Live Video Production

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By Howard Carder Emily Griffith Technical College is a unique college located in downtown Denver, Colo. that offers an extensive technical curriculum including more than two dozen career-training programs. The Video Production and Editing Certificate program promises to educate, inspire, support, and create the next generation of video production professionals. For the past four years, … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Chris DeMillo of The Real News Network

Chris DeMillo brings extensive technical production experience and knowledge to his position as Studio Manager at The Real News Network, a viewer-supported online-based news network covering local and international news from their headquarters in Baltimore, MD. The network specializes in activism news in the local area, giving voice to the common man, where they cover … Read more…

No SDI? No Problem! Growing Esports Productions Over IP

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By Ellen Camloh When it comes to live streaming productions, local is the new global, and UK-based Digital Tree Media is no exception. “We started off as a relatively small media company, serving schools and colleges with basic media requirements,” says Digital Tree’s CEO John Coles. “We’ve grown to provide very large event-based productions, such … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Geoff Fox, the Work-at-Home Weatherman

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Geoff Fox is an award-winning weatherman with over 30 years experience and one of our favorite customers. After 27 years at a New England television station, Fox and his wife decided they were ready to move on to warmer weather in California. Fox had an idea for reporting the weather without leaving his house. The cars came out … Read more…

MTV Launches Live Music Show with Multi-Camera, Multi-Stream Television and Web Content

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By Howard Carder When MTV and Comedy Central decided to produce their first live music show after more than 20 years, they conceived it to be something energetic, exciting and available for today’s totally mobile and connected young audience. In early 2016, MTV contacted world-renowned live production company Done + Dusted and shared their idea … Read more…

Hotel Room TV Studio Is Suite Success for Young Hollywood

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By: Brian Leopold The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills is a shimmering diamond at the epicenter of the entertainment world. It’s the place Hollywood celebrities go to be seen and to publicize their latest movies, TV shows, musical projects or celebrity events. Almost every day, some notable from the world of entertainment talks to … Read more…

NDI Solutions for LiveSports Production

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By Ned Soseman LiveSports, LLC specializes in producing high-quality, TV-level live broadcasts for sporting events all over North America. The company has produced many different sporting events from football and field hockey to eSports and tennis, and poker for the World Series of Poker. Meet Jef Kethley, president of LiveSports, LLC. Three years ago, his … Read more…

Election Day TV Coverage Finishes at Top of the Class

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By Brian Leopold Update! The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-Atlantic Chapter has nominated the newscast in this story for an Emmy Award in the Student division, High School Newscast category: 2017 MID-ATLANTIC STUDENT NOMINEES NewTek congratulates Penn Trafford High School and the students who produced this newscast on their nomination! Election Day … Read more…