For Facebook Live, Preparation and Social Engagement Are Critical
Skip the off-the-cuff behind the scenes videos. Connecting with an audience on Facebook Live means planning the event ahead of time and bringing viewers into the action.
How to Use Non-PTZ Cameras for Remote-Controlled Live Production
In this article we'll take a look at some non-traditional robotic camera systems and explain how you can use them to get greater freedom of movement and imaging choice in your live-streamed productions.
How to Start and Finish Your Live Streams Right
For this article, we're going to concentrate on two often-overlooked portions of a live stream: the beginning and the ending.
Five Creative Techniques for Editing Drone Video
Here are five simple techniques we like to use when editing drone footage that can add fresh creativity to your videos.
How to Get the Most Out of Every Shot
Following the shot-sequencing tips in this article will give you a wide variety of shots and angles to use to bring your video to life. It can help you capture a lot of coverage in a short amount of time without feeling overwhelmed.
How to Choose a Video Capture Card for Live Switching and Streaming
This article explains what features to look for when choosing a capture card to incorporate into your live switching and streaming workflow.
Review: Panasonic AG-UX180 4K Professional Camcorder
With its 1" sensor, 20x optical zoom, and extensive array of image controls, Panasonic's AG-UX180 strikes a balance well-suited to the prosumer camera market.
Review: TechSmith Camtasia 9
Camtasia remains an indispensable tool for screencam producers. As an editor, it's ideal for beginners and even pros seeking to quickly produce simpler, business-oriented features that benefit from Camtasia's attention-grabbing effects.
The Many Generation Z Video Services Are Due for a Shakeup
There's a lot of original online video being created for young viewers. It's hard for the players to stand apart when they all look the same.
Streams of Thought
Dying to Stream: The Rise in Violent Acts Streamed Live Online
Another week, another story of a horrific act live streamed across the internet. Live video makes this possible. Now, how does the industry stop it?
The Video Doctor
5 Quick Tips for More Professional Live Online Broadcasts
An experienced online producer shares tips learned in the field for improving the look, lighting, and audio of live events both large and small.
Future in Focus
IPTV Is Dead and OTT Killed It. Will it Do the Same to Broadcast?
Broadcast television may well go away, with consumers and providers embracing over-the-top delivery. But several issues need to be solved first.
The Producer's View
VP9 Pricing: When Does Adding VP9 Lead to Bandwidth Cost Savings?
A conference question asks when it makes economic sense for a video provider to add a VP9 transcode? We scoped out the variables and did the math.
Shooting 4K Video in the Classroom: What's the Big Hurry?
For educational video, some choose to shoot in 4k so they can zoom and enhance in post, but stream in mobile-friendly 720p. However, there's no reason to rush to 4K just yet.