Doing multimedia journalism and teaching it are two very different things. The past semester marked my first as an adjunct professor. It was probably the best thing I could have done for my own education.
The weather is turning and the students are starting to get more restless - especially the seniors!
Students can learn how to work together – and about the world around them – through filmmaking, experts say.
Graduations can be very stressful for all involved; graduates, event planners, school administration and the video production crew.
Weighing only seven ounces, the NewTek Connect Spark is revolutionizing the video production workflow for the Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre (ATC) Broadcast Media Program.
The constant drumming of balls on the hardwood is over.
Live streaming in schools has become a staple for engaging students, parents and the community the school resides in.
Each year between November and March, my blood pressure rises, my time sleeping falls, and my anxiety peaks.
There’s no doubt whatsoever that video streaming is an exceptional powerful communication tool that is now widely available to almost everyone, even in schools which haven’t as yet completely embraced video technology as being an essential element in modern education.
One of the best things about writing for School Video News is that I get to speak with and hear from teachers from around the county.
Live streaming is an excellent way to deliver school events like sports games, assemblies, lectures and graduation ceremonies to friends, family and even the students themselves.
A group of Rockdale Career Academy Film Institute students were exposed to the world of special effects makeup just in time for halloween. Eleven students worked with special effects aficionado, Clay Sayre, to create a variety of special effects looks. The students worked with liquid latex and a variety of paints to simulate injuries but the highlight of the day was the creation of a “walker.” Sayre worked to “base out” the mask and several students worked to create the look of the undead. Check out the video below for the recap and student reactions.
Ratings, ratings, ratings! You want to boost your ratings but you’re not sure how?
This year has flown by. We are a couple of weeks from Thanksgiving and a couple past that and the semester is over.
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Annual Convention and Exposition in Las Vegas during early April each year is one of the preeminent equipment shows for the film, television, and radio industries in the world.
New articles, new images and Case Studies in the 2017 editions of these two top-read annual guides.
Network Device Interface standard from NewTek allows Penn-Trafford High School student news team to incorporate live, multi-camera streams into TriCaster-based production.
It’s hard to believe, but dreams are finally coming true for Star Trek fans who imagine themselves visiting a holodeck.
If you are trying to do film projects in your classroom, it is important to get everyone involved.
As part of our Focus on Sports and Live Production, we’ve gathered a diverse Industry Insights roundtable to talk about the changing landscape of broadcast production.
I may be wrong but I believe our job as video production teachers reaches much farther than those in academic subjects because what we teach is unique and very specific.
Broadcasting sporting events without a narrator can leave a viewer feeling storyless.
Without doing a personality test on all of the teachers in the world and by diving headlong into a generalization, I make the following statement with all of the confidence in the world:
We officially launched the Sports Broadcast Institute at the Rockdale Career Academy in the Fall of 2015.
Last week, I stood in the isle of the local Walmart and studied the composition notebooks trying to find the one I HAD to have.
Im excited to announce the latest issue of SVN Student Filmmaking and introduce you to Adam Gorny, creator of Je Suis Humain.
Organizations big and small are all utilizing live streaming avenues to publicize their events these days, and schools are no exception to this new innovation.
I have heard of teachers who have had a lot of success with three-day or five-day boot camps, workshops, etc. with their incoming staffs preparing for the new year through ice breaker games, skill building and work exercises.
Whether you’re an electronics consumer, or you work in the world of video production, you’ve most certainly heard about 4K.
Welcome to your first day on a film set.
The video streaming experts at Eduvision led the way to be the power-platform backbone for GrandStadium, the Minnesota High School League (AKA: MSHSL) and Hubbard Television’s Channel 45 productions.
In my younger days, having Oregon Trail at school meant that your school had the latest and greatest in computer technology.
I will start with an admission that I prefer basketball.
The modern philosopher Mike Tyson once said “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth” and that is how I felt in December after launching the Sports Broadcast Institute at the Rockdale Career Academy.
Teaching is by far the most rewarding profession I have experienced but it is also the most frustrating at times.
It has often been said that the best way is to “let the children lead the way,” and this is most definitely the case when it comes to allowing students the opportunity to showcase their talents as budding TV production teams.
Last month, I talked about going to the Sports Video Group’s College Video Summit in Atlanta and how at times I felt out of my league.
In February, I was at the post-game press conference for a University of Georgia basketball game.
Ohio University will host its 71st annual High School Journalism Workshop from July 12-15, 2017.
We want to start by thanking all of you for taking the time to complete the survey.
School Video News has been given permission by Goodheart-Willcox publishers of Phil Harris’ Television Production & Broadcast Journalism to announce the release of the new, 2018 edition.
There is no rest for the weary in high school sports productions. Seasons always overlap.
Projects for my beginning students are different than projects for my advanced classes.
The countdown is on!! We only have 20 days of class left.