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Meet the SMPLive Presenter: Shawn Lam of Shawn Lam Video--Updated with complete session video from Streaming Media Producer Live!

Shawn Lam of Vancouver video production company Shawn Lam Video discusses his full-day workshop at Streaming Media West, "Shoot, Switch, Stream: Live-Switched Webcast Production," November 18, 2013 in Huntington Beach, California. Article now updated with the complete video of Shawn's advanced session, "Producing Synchronized Webcasts from Multiple Locations."


Shawn Lam is a professionally accredited and multi-award winning Vancouver based video producer and technical director. He has written over 50 articles for Streaming Media Producer and predecessor EventDV Magazine and is a respected video production expert and sought-after product reviewer.  His Vancouver-based video production company, Shawn Lam Video Inc., specializes in corporate and event video production, including online video, video switching, webcasting, and video SEO. In additional to serving 5 terms as the President of the British Columbia Professional Videographers Association, Shawn has taught video production business at B.C.I.T and has spoken at several international video production conferences. Shawn was a contributing author to the Adobe Premiere Pro CC Visual QuickStart Guide (Peachpit Press, 2013). He lives in the Vancouver suburb of Port Coquiltam, with his wife and three kids and enjoys mountain biking, hiking, and going on adventures with his kids.

Shawn is presenting an all-day workshop at Streaming Media West on Monday, November 18, 2013 in Huntington Beach, California. The workshop is entitled "Shoot, Switch, Stream: Live-Switched Webcast Production." He describes it as follows:

Webcasting is the fastest-growing niche market in video production and this workshop is targeted at video producers who want to learn how to webcast for their existing event, corporate, conference, worship, and wedding clients, and at those who are already producing webcasts who want to take their services to the next level and learn strategies to expand their client base into new markets. This seminar will discuss what equipment you need in order to produce a professional webcast (and what equipment to avoid), how to solve common webcast problems, how to choose a webcast service provider, and how to set up and produce your webcast. We'll conclude the day by producing a live-switched multi-camera webcast of a panel discussion, with attendees in key production roles.




Here is a behind-the-scenes video from Streaming Media East 2013, where Shawn describes his production workflow for capturing all of the conference sessions and streaming the several sessions, including the keynotes: