One-on-one interviews shot with two cameras pack a lot more punch than single-camera interviews, simply because they allow you to cut from two-shots of both participants to one-shots focused on the interviewee without distracting and unprofessional-looking zooms. So, how do you get that two-camera look when you've only got one camera available? This tutorial explains how, using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 for the edit.
Posted 21 Dec 2012
Live-switched video is fast becoming live-switched webcasting, as producers and their clients embrace the power and immediacy of delivering their content live to targeted audiences worldwide via streaming media. Our survey will help identify trends in this fast-growing field, and for participating, you can win a GoPro Hero3 camera.
Posted 29 Nov 2012
Sitting down with contributing Jan Ozer on the red carpet at Streaming Media West to review the highlights and key takeaways of the show, including live streaming using the cloud, the exploding market for live stream applications, the Logitech Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam, Livestream's Studio HD500, and the ongoing reality/perception divide on Flash and HTML5.
Posted 08 Nov 2012
Streaming Media Producer editor Steve Nathans-Kelly interviews NewTek SVP on the red carpet at Streaming Media West regarding the NewTek TriCaster 40 and the present and future of affordable, accessible live production and webcasting.
Posted 07 Nov 2012
Untitled Film Works' Abraham Joffe ventures into the Namibian wilderness to film a photographers' safari, and returns with insights on how to approach wildlife and conservation video and the lenses and other gear you'll need in your DSLR kit to capture the sights and the action.
Posted 16 Oct 2012
Online video a great medium for promoting tourism and travel, and streaming producers can carve out some rewarding and remunerative experiences by specializing in online tourism video or adding it to their offerings. In this two-part series we'll look at two successful companies doing travel video, beginning with Johannes Oppewal's TravelTelly.
Posted 10 Oct 2012
Studio Z Films' Steve Zugelter describes the evolution of his work with Ronald McDonald House of Greater Cincinnati over the last four years, the techniques he's used to produce increasingly intimate and story-driven films for them, and how this recurring pro bono project has benefited the local nonprofit and further established Studio Z in the River City.
Posted 09 Oct 2012
SPARC's LIVE ART combines two brilliant and ambitious ideas: to create "a 20-week inclusive performing arts educational experience for children with and without developmental disabilities and hearing impairment," culminating "with these students performing on stage alongside some of Virginia's best professional musicians"; and to bring in a skeleton film crew to document not just the event itself, but the entire 5-month teaching, development, and rehearsal process in a documentary that is now being crowd-funded to completion.
Posted 04 Sep 2012
On the Red Carpet at Streaming Media East, Streaming Media Producer editor Steve Nathans-Kelly interviews Michael Kolowich, CEO of KnowledgeVision Systems, about a new approach to webinars--known variously as "flipped" or "instant"--that delivers a traditional webinar's video presentation component to attendees on-demand, as soon as they sign up, and then devotes the entire live webinar session to interactive Q & A.
Posted 30 May 2012
When your job is to produce corporate presentation videos for delivery online, how do you make them both watchable and effective in one of the few web video genres where less isn't more? KnowledgeVision has an answer in a new platform that may recast presentations for the online video world.
Posted 22 Feb 2012