TriCaster Keying and Virtual Sets Tutorial

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Community Media Access Collaborative is the non-profit organization overseeing Public/Education/Government (PEG) access television in Fresno, CA. As with many PEG providers, they provide training resources for their users. Here we share their entry level tutorial for using the keying and virtual set features on TriCaster. The guidance on green screen lighting and placement of your … Read more…

How to Shoot and Stream Live Interviews with TriCaster Mini and Skype

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Lon Seidman’s Lon Reviews Tech Youtube Channel has over 80,000 subscribers and growing. Among his popular features are the “behind-the-scenes” videos that demonstrate how he produces quality shows as a one-person crew working both sides of the camera. In this video, he shows how he conducts live interviews, operating a TriCaster Mini for switching, graphics … Read more…

How to Create an Animated Weather Map for TriCaster with Adobe Premiere

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  Modern production facilities blend a variety of tools to achieve the best capability and quality for their finished productions. Staffordshire University Media Centre is mindful of this integration and interoperation of tools in the training materials they prepare for the new generation of film and video production and journalism professionals in the UK. Specialist … Read more…

Live TV vs. Pre-Recorded: How to Take Advantage of Both

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by Allan Tépper Producing a TV show strictly for a live TV or Internet audience has both advantages and disadvantages. The same applies to doing a pre-recorded show for one-time later broadcast or on-demand consumption. In this article, you’ll learn the pros, cons and guidelines for each, plus the recommendations for hybrid production, where you … Read more…

Why Do You Need Color Correction?

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    Watch this episode of Editor’s Lounge with Terence Cullen of post house AlphaDogs and you’ll see why color correction is important. While Terence talks about color correction in post, the concepts are even more important for live production, where you have to get your color correct before you start your show. All the … Read more…

Multiplying TriCaster Inputs With Maevex

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By Ned Soseman Some TriCaster owners have found that an external digital A/V routing switcher, such as the Bright Eye NXT410, is an simple tool to expand physical input limitations. The NXT 410 has 4 SDI inputs, 4 HDMI inputs and outputs SDI or HDMI, all assignable. A/V routers are not the only way to … Read more…