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Biographical Information
Shawn Lam
Principal, Shawn Lam Video

Shawn Lam (video@shawnlam.cais 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.

Articles By Shawn Lam

The Live Event Producer's Guide to the Sony NEX-FS100

Sony's NEX-FS100 presents challenges shooters never encounter with traditional camcorders, as well as different lens-mounting choices and caveats than DSLR shooters face. In this article we'll discuss the abilities and limitations of the FS100 for live event production work.
Featured Articles, Posted 01 Mar 2012

Producing Conference Video Pt. 2: Lighting and Audio

Award-winning producer Shawn Lam looks at the art and science of stage lighting and the challenges of making lighting designed for performance work for video. He also discusses the meat-and-potatoes things you need to know for microphone selection and successful live-recorded conference audio.
Featured Articles, Posted 16 Jan 2012

Producing Conference Video Pt. 3: Shooting Presentations and Directing Live Switches

Award-winning producer Shawn Lam looks at two key elements of the process: capturing multimedia presentations effectively for both live-switched productions and post-produced edits, and how to become a successful technical director of a live-switched shoot, whether for IMAG delivery or providing a live feed for broadcast or webcast.
Featured Articles, Posted 16 Jan 2012

Producing Conference Video Pt. 4: Live Delivery and Postproduction

What happens when you deliver your event live? This is nothing new for live TV broadcasters, but more and more event video producers are being asked to perform their postproduction activities in real-time—that is, live as the event is occurring.
Featured Articles, Posted 16 Jan 2012

Producing Conference Video Pt. 1: Setting Up

Whether you're shooting a conference, a convention, or an AGM, the setup of the shoot is one of the most important parts of the production process. It's the step where you select the equipment, establish your camera positions, lay your cables, and check and recheck your audio and lighting.
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Jan 2012

Navigating New Technologies and Legacy Workflows for Live Productions

It takes time and money to replace acquisition, editing, and delivery equipment to conform to new and ever-changing standards, and often there are elements of our production gear or workflow that get upgraded while others get left behind. Here Shawn Lam provides some tips to combat these issues.
Featured Articles, Posted 09 Jan 2012

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