Wistia: Lighting on the Fly

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Professional video hosting service Wistia follows a minimalist philosophy for video production.  Most Wistia videos are shot with DSLR cameras on locations in their offices. Other equipment is kept simple and portable as well.  In this article, Wistia video producer Chris Lavigne shows how the range of inexpensive lights they use handles a huge range of shooting … Read more…

How to Set Up a Television Studio in Five Minutes

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In this jazzy timelapse video, Philip Nelson of NewTek sets up a television studio kit in 5 minutes that you can take anywhere to produce high-definition, multi-camera video with full graphics, live streaming and virtual set capabilities.  The key to the kit is the TriCaster Mini, which packs all the power of the full-size TriCasters … Read more…

Wistia: Choosing a Backdrop for Your Video

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More wholesome production guidance from Wistia. Chris Lavigne hosts a video showing several types of background options to suit your production needs.  He also provides practical advice on how to ensure that your background always helps tell your story and never becomes a problem at edit time.  The accompanying article covers selecting, preparing, lighting and shooting the … Read more…

Wistia: The Down-and-Dirty Do-It-Yourself Lighting Kit

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The kindred spirits at video hosting site Wistia provide a lot of learning material for video production and video marketing strategies, giving their users a boost at any level from novice to those with years of experience.  In this video and accompanying article, Chris Lavigne of Wistia covers putting together an effective Do-It-Yourself lighting kit … Read more…

Transport Your Show Anywhere in the World

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A Talk with Rex Olson about TriCaster LiveSet™ Virtual Set Technology   NewTek’s Vice President of Media Production Rex Olson oversees the development and production of NewTek’s video content for all media. Prior to joining NewTek full-time, he operated his own production companies where he produced television programs, commercials and hundreds of videos and DVD … Read more…

How to Create A Great-Looking Skype Video Feed

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By Steve Hullfish Experts often play an important role in a live company webcast, sales or training product. They provide great content, authority and expertise that the audience perceives as valuable. But a major issue with including experts is that they are often not available to be on-location for the meeting, or flying them in … Read more…