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.
The new school season has started, and the summer break seems like a dim and distant memory.
The weather is turning and the students are starting to get more restless - especially the seniors!
October in my opinion is the greatest month of the year!
Graduations can be very stressful for all involved; graduates, event planners, school administration and the video production crew.
Back in 1988, when camcorders were new, and very expensive, video production was limited to the professionals.
The constant drumming of balls on the hardwood is over.
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.
Each year between November and March, my blood pressure rises, my time sleeping falls, and my anxiety peaks.
I’m not sure who first coined the term “IoT” (Internet Of Things), but it sure sums up life today.
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.
In my opinion, September is the hardest month of the school year.
Ratings, ratings, ratings! You want to boost your ratings but you’re not sure how?
Today, we seem to have developed a communication conundrum which is growing to become a serious issue adversely affecting modern society.
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.
It’s hard to believe, but dreams are finally coming true for Star Trek fans who imagine themselves visiting a holodeck.
Network Device Interface standard from NewTek allows Penn-Trafford High School student news team to incorporate live, multi-camera streams into TriCaster-based production.
Part Two in this multi-part series: The High School Sports Machine
If you are trying to do film projects in your classroom, it is important to get everyone involved.
Recently I attended the Sports Video Group’s College Video Summit in Atlanta.
With less and less funding available for the arts in educational institutions of all levels, Monte Zucker Education (MZed) takes on the responsibility of producing creative educational materials for individuals of all skill levels interested in the creative arts.
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.
I remember the time I initially signed up for my Facebook account, in 2009.
Following on from last month’s article which covered the most basic rule of video production, how to reach your viewing audience, this month I’m going to look at the quality of what you create.
Many new video teachers ask me how I get my program to run so efficiently.
We officially launched the Sports Broadcast Institute at the Rockdale Career Academy in the Fall of 2015.
Children never cease to amaze me at just how creative and innovative they can be.
A couple of thoughts regarding closing up your studio during the summer break:
The first, and perhaps the most basic thing to remember about producing any kind of video is that you’re making a video for someone else to watch.