Workflow Study: Keep Communications In-House with MediaDS™

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Stuck with a middleman to stream to yourself? Not so much… One of the conundrums with creating in-house video can be how not to take the content out-of-house to get it to your in-house audience. If your building or campus was wired for closed circuit television you have no problem. But few are, and that’s not an … Read more…

Bring Your Video Archives Online With A Media Server

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A recent article for WorshipTechDirector.com by Tim Dougherty, Senior Solutions Engineer with Wowza™ Media Systems, offers insight about the value of adding a media server for houses of worship. His counsel also applies to government, media, educational, corporate, and nonprofit organizations that regularly create content from live presentations and events. Houses of worship that include … Read more…

Student Made TriCaster Tutorial – Silent Film

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Students at Boardman High School in Ohio made a light-hearted mini-tutorial in silent-film style with a few basic points about the TriCaster, plus white-balancing a camera, for local Education Access channel, BSTN. The project was written, produced, directed and shot by Nicholas Cessna and Dana Lundy, and featured Jett Ventresco as the student who needs … Read more…

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…

Creating a Ticker Tape for TriCaster in Adobe Premiere Pro

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Staffordshire University’s Media Centre is training a new generation of film and television producers and journalists in the UK, and the staff delves into how production tools can be integrated. In this video, specialist technical instructor Chris Leese shows how to create a “ticker tape” animated text crawl in Adobe Premiere Pro for use on … 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…

Drawing Live Telestrator Graphics on a TriCaster

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Most people are familiar with “telestrating” from network-level sports production, where it has been in use for many years. The ability to draw on video in real time is the domain of the telestrator, a tool that applies graphics via hardware and software to stills and clips of video. FingerWorks makes a telestrator that operates on … Read more…

Quick Tip: Benefits of Video Program on Campus

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Mark Fratto of Linacre Media brings fifteen years of experience in video production for the Athletic Departments at the University of Maryland and St. John’s University to bear on answering the question, “How does video production benefit the athletic programs and the university?” Another Tip from Mark Fratto:  Gaining Academic Support for Sports Video Programs … Read more…

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…