The new school season has started, and the summer break seems like a dim and distant memory.
Once upon a time, there were a very limited number of outlets to share video and film content.
October in my opinion is the greatest month of the year!
Once upon a time, not so long ago, there existed this place called “The Office”.
Back in 1988, when camcorders were new, and very expensive, video production was limited to the professionals.
In last month’s article I looked at how easy it is to do video streaming, and several readers have asked me about what kind of things I’d recommend they try streaming first, and why.
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.
I have always loved the Marx Brothers, and their movies.
I’m not sure who first coined the term “IoT” (Internet Of Things), but it sure sums up life today.
We are all familiar with the term “broadcasting”. We have been using it for many years, since the advent of the radio signal.
In my opinion, September is the hardest month of the school year.
Streams of Laughter, Fun, and Excitement. . .
Today, we seem to have developed a communication conundrum which is growing to become a serious issue adversely affecting modern society.
Like most Digital Media programs around the country, we are constantly looking for ways to maintain enrollment and grow the program.
It’s hard to believe, but dreams are finally coming true for Star Trek fans who imagine themselves visiting a holodeck.
The lighting is perfect, the graphics are all loaded, and now it’s your time to shine.
Part Two in this multi-part series: The High School Sports Machine
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.
Recently I attended the Sports Video Group’s College Video Summit in Atlanta.
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.
I remember the time I initially signed up for my Facebook account, in 2009.
From time to time, School Video News, in partnership with local chapters of NATAS, sponsors Media / Informational events for high school students.
10 Things You Should Know When Starting A Video Production Class
Many new video teachers ask me how I get my program to run so efficiently.
This spring, North Canton Hoover High School Video Journalism students will hit the road in their new, state-of-the-art "Mobile Storyteller".
Children never cease to amaze me at just how creative and innovative they can be.
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.
Anyone who is trying to teach a course in Video Production knows that most of the time, you are on your own to figure this thing out.
A couple of thoughts regarding closing up your studio during the summer break:
Here is a simple picture of my class at Alpharetta High School.
Vitec Videocom partners with Global Finance Group to offer new financing opportunities for customers based in US or Canada.
We all love to watch an action film with the strong, silent type. Think Brad Pitt, or George Clooney.
3 Reasons Your School Should Make the Move to Cloud-Based Equipment Checkout Software
As a child, I struggled to find my niche. I did not enjoy sports. I did not excel at music. And, I was too quiet and observant to be a social butterfly.
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.
After spending over a decade with BBC TV News travelling all over the world, I moved to the USA through marriage, and then began producing specialist international news reports in the education sector.
Our school, Central Educational Center is located 35 miles south of Atlanta, which is rapidly becoming a Hollywood of the south.
If you ask any high school media and production student, most any of them will most likely tell you their goal is to become a world-class filmmaker.
If “location, location, location” is the buzzword of real estate, “budget, budget, budget” is what governs moviemaking.
A day after graduating from the University of Bristol (UK) with a degree in Zoology, the 22 year old was more than happy to travel the world with National Geographic photography veteran Steve Winter for an adventure of a lifetime.
I cannot overstate the life changing effect that YouTube has had on the world.
For the last couple of issues I covered an interview with Katie Chirhart, the iPad Lab teacher at Shreve Island Elementary School in Caddo Parish, Louisiana.
This summer MZed is proud to announce Alex Buono’s Visual Storytelling 2 featuring Saturday Night Live Film Unit Cinematographer Alex Buono.
Last month I began the first part of a two-part interview with Bill Whicker, the Technology Coordinator at Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District in Ketchikan, Alaska.
In television, the play-by-play announcer is bound by the structure of the telecast.
When I was a little boy, my cousin and I would play “Radio DJ”.
Teradek’s new Live:Air (pronounced Live to Air) is a live production switcher in an iPad.