Wistia: Conversation with Sarah Green on Conducting Great Interviews

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One of our favorite learning resources for video production and video marketing strategy is video hosting site Wistia.  In addition to the hosting with analytics and video marketing tools, their blogs cover everything from video production tips to branding and marketing strategies.  The crew there recently spent time with one of the best interviewers in … 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…

Incorporating Your Green Screen Talent into Virtual Sets

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by Jeff Foster Virtual sets are digitally created scenes into which you can composite green screen subjects. In most cases, they’re computer-generated 3D studios, such as you see on the evening news and special programming on CNN, Fox News, 60 Minutes and COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey or in the many various sports programs on network … 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…

Best Practice for Live-Streamed Events: Make a Microsite

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A best practice for live-streaming an event is to create a “microsite,” a single web page to host the event, that goes further than just being a “player page.” Yes, the embedded stream player from your streaming host site (uStream, YouTube Live, StreamUK or other host site) must be on this page, but the branding … Read more…

How to Produce Broadcast-Quality Events with the NewTek TriCaster 40

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Video production and streaming expert Jan Ozer offers a comprehensive two-part tutorial on producing broadcast-quality live events with TriCaster 40.  His example project is a live webinar that includes how-to’s on: Full-screen video Picture-in-picture video Integrating PowerPoint slides from a separate computer Full-screen and lower-third graphics Disk-based videos Pre- and post-show advertising and credits Transitions … Read more…