Quick Tip: Gaining Academic Support for Sports Video Programs

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Mark Fratto of Linacre Media helped build dynamic sports video programs at St. John’s University and the University of Maryland. Both schools now live-streams hundreds of games, events and shows per year (some are broadcast on ESPN3) and each enjoys broad support within their respective universities. What opportunities do sports video programs offer other departments … Read more…

Multiple IN-Point Marking Workflow for 3Play

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Back in the days of editing and producing on video tape decks, one of the handy techniques available with some slow-motion video decks in combination with dedicated slow motion video deck controllers was the ability to set several marks during a play, and to be able to start a replay from any of the selected … Read more…

Export/Import Between Avid Media Composer® and NewTek 3Play™

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The Ins-and-Outs of I/O Between Different Generations of Avid Media Composer® and NewTek 3Play™ By Kane Peterson Sports video production workflows often use content from many different production systems, of many different generations. For example, sequences edited on various generations of Avid Media Composer® are something frequently exported to 3Play™ systems, either in preparation for … Read more…

4 VOICE RECORDING TIPS TO SOUND LIKE A PRO

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by Kevin P. McAuliffe Whether you are producing a commercial, infomercial, corporate video or even episodic television, you’re going to need to know how to record the human voice.  Whether they are scratch voice overs for the editors reference, or the final voice track that will go in your piece, there are some essential things … Read more…

3Play: iPad Double Punch Tagging System

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By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer Tagging replay events with critical information – team name, player number and action type (for example, Eagles/18/touchdown pass) – allows for fast search and replay of exactly the highlights you want to find, when you want them.   Entering this information by typing it in for each clip to be … Read more…

iPad MIDI Control for TriCaster

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By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer Hello MIDI, Meet TriCaster TriCaster supports control from MIDI devices.  As one example of how to use this capability to distribute control among multiple operators, this article will explain how to setup the TriCaster with an iPad MIDI app customized for Social Media Publishing.  This will be done using … Read more…

MIDI Control for TriCaster or 3Play Using Windows

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By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer TriCaster and 3Play support the use of MIDI devices as additional controllers. Among other uses, MIDI devices can trigger scripts made up of sequences of one or more TriCaster and/or 3Play commands. These scripts are called “macros,” and this article will describe how to set up a Windows PC … Read more…

Use 3Play to Time-Shift for Multi-Track Live Events

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Djundi Karjadi, owner of Interindo Multimedia PT, is the Technical Director for Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival, an annual event featuring dozens of the world’s top jazz artists and a lot of local talent.   He recently reported on making use of the 3Play’s ability to simultaneously record all four inputs as received, while producing and … Read more…

Shared Storage Opens Doors

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The once well-defined lines separating video production from post-production have blurred, creating a situation in which tools central to successful live production are being integrated with technology more often associated with the post realm. As a result, technical directors, editors, graphics specialists, replay operators and others are seeking solutions that more tightly integrate technologies to … Read more…

Slow Motion Replay Modes with NewTek 3Play

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With NewTek 3Play, you can replay events in slow motion during your live sports production. The normal mode allows you to set speeds from 0 to 100 percent and the special mode lets you set speeds from -200 to 200 percent. Find more information on NewTek 3Play here. In depth look at all NewTek 3Play features … Read more…