Teen YouTube Sensation Sends Beyblades Spinning Into Pro Level Video Production

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By: Claudia Kienzle  “3-2-1, Let it rip!” shouts YouTube teen sensation Zankye as he launches Beyblades into battle inside special Beystadiums from a basement room in his parent’s house in Toronto, Canada. You may not know but millions of Beyblade aficionados around the world do. Beyblades—a popular spinning top toy—is the featured attraction of Zankye’s … Read more…

Multi-Camera Production Transforms 100-Year-Old Publishing Company

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By: Allie Gavette F+W has been providing instructional education for people passionate about their hobbies since 1914. It is primarily an education venue for avid enthusiasts in areas ranging from fine arts and mixed media, woodworking, sewing and soft craft to outdoor pursuits. The programs F+W produces, including nationally recognized hunting TV productions, are shot … Read more…

The Work At Home Weatherman Recipe from Geoff Fox

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Geoff Fox is a broadcast pioneer. He’s also a 7-time Emmy Award-winning meteorologist. Among TV meteorologists, Geoff is the first to develop a method of delivering a standard daily TV weather report about anywhere from anywhere, all by himself. In a previous video, Geoff detailed his workflow from camera to delivery of a high-def, live signal back … Read more…

LA-based Live Streaming Co. Covers Big Productions with Tiny Footprint

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By: Allie Gavette BC Live Productions is a full-service live streaming company that produces concerts, corporate client webinars, sporting events and other live events. The team also provides rental equipment, but their main service is producing live events for clients like Avid, Disney, Honda, Cisco, Google, Capitol Records, and YouTube Space LA. With such a … Read more…

The Weather Channel Brings Bite-Sized Video News to Your Mobile

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By Claudia Kienzle Atlanta, GA “In my 20 years in broadcast TV, I never thought I’d see a setup like this,” says Jim Robinson, Senior Producer, Digital Video, The Weather Company, an IBM Business. The Lift is The Weather Company’s first morning show produced just for mobile. “My friends in the business can’t believe the functionality from … 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…

Virgin Atlantic London Heathrow Clubhouse Has Got Soul

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Visitors to the Virgin Atlantic London Heathrow Clubhouse recently benefited from an exclusive gig of soulful tones from rising star Andreya Triana, as she performed a live set. Produced by media production company Sprat with the help of NewTek’s TriCaster Mini, the recording will be shown on all Virgin flights and is available on Virgin’s … Read more…

The Yellow Conference: Live Streaming Change to the World

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  “The Yellow Conference is a gathering for creative, entrepreneurial women who want to use their stories and their skills and their talents to serve the greater good, and ultimately make a difference in the world,” said Joanna Waterfall, Yellow’s visionary and founder.  To take this gathering beyond the limits of the meeting room, Yellow … Read more…

Video Strengthens Bond Between Small Town and Big Tradition

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By Patrick Collins Medina, Ohio, says Jarrod Fry, is what people are likely to picture when they’re asked to close their eyes and imagine a small-town city somewhere in middle America. The community band has been performing in the town square on warm summer evenings for more than a century. There are shop-lined avenues and … Read more…

Forecasting Nebraska Weather from a California Garage

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Adweek’s TVSpy profiled Geoff Fox, meteorologist for News Channel Nebraska, a broadcast station in Norfolk, NE serving a large swath of the state’s small towns via cable and streaming. You may recall we took an in-depth look at Geoff Fox and his setup here a few months ago. Fox makes use of the macro command-driven capabilities … Read more…