The Sports Machine - Into the Grind: Football

In my opinion, September is the hardest month of the school year.

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Welcome To The Age Of Microcasting

We are all familiar with the term “broadcasting”. We have been using it for many years, since the advent of the radio signal.

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Sports Broadcasting

Today, young sports fans learn the letters E.S.P.N. shortly after learning their ABCs.

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Sports Broadcasting Survey

Take the survey: Enter to win a Blackmagic 4K Disk Duplicator!

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Video in Education Part 4 - Live Streaming

Streams of Laughter, Fun, and Excitement. . .

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Could It Be A Movie?

How to get ideas out of your head and up on the screen.

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The Communication Conundrum

Today, we seem to have developed a communication conundrum which is growing to become a serious issue adversely affecting modern society.

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Elementary Media Day Event

Like most Digital Media programs around the country, we are constantly looking for ways to maintain enrollment and grow the program.

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Know your Equipment and Resources

Video Production teachers are unique because we come with so many different backgrounds and expertise.

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Live Streaming Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Realities

It’s hard to believe, but dreams are finally coming true for Star Trek fans who imagine themselves visiting a holodeck.

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Presenting the Weather

The lighting is perfect, the graphics are all loaded, and now it’s your time to shine.

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NECIR Summer Broadcast Journalism Workshops

New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University launches Summer Broadcast Journalism Workshop for high school students.

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Training and Gearing Up for Football

Part Two in this multi-part series:  The High School Sports Machine

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Product Review: Alex Buono’s “Cinematography Workshop”

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.

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What to Teach

10 Things You Should Know When Starting a Video Production Class

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The High School Sports Production Machine

Recently I attended the Sports Video Group’s College Video Summit in Atlanta.

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Video in Education - Point and Shoot Doesn’t Always Work

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.

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Aerial Videography

“Lights, Camera, Action!” has a new meaning as students use quadcopters to get Hollywood style aerial shots.

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Facebook: Friend or Foe

I remember the time I initially signed up for my Facebook account, in 2009.

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SVN Student Media Events

From time to time, School Video News, in partnership with local chapters of NATAS, sponsors Media / Informational events for high school students.

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10 Steps to Live Stream your Production

Live streaming your production is a complex task, but we are here to help make it easier.

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Run It Like You Own It

Many new video teachers ask me how I get my program to run so efficiently.

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NCCS Video Journalism's Mobile Storyteller

This spring, North Canton Hoover High School Video Journalism students will hit the road in their new, state-of-the-art "Mobile Storyteller".

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Bringing Real World Television Production to the Classroom

10 Things You Should Know When Starting A Video Production Class

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The "Nation" of Children

Children never cease to amaze me at just how creative and innovative they can be.

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Video in Education Part 2: Reaching Your Audience Safely

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.

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Dress, Costuming and Props

Dress is one way in which individuals express their identity. A discussion about the way clothing communicates can take place in the context of a lesson about video communication.

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Summer Shut-down Musings

A couple of thoughts regarding closing up your studio during the summer break:

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Changing the Way Classrooms Work

Here is a simple picture of my class at Alpharetta High School.

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Video & Broadcast Teachers Guide for Better Resources

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.

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Gear Up Now! Pay Later!

Vitec Videocom partners with Global Finance Group to offer new financing opportunities for customers based in US or Canada.

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Looking For The Strong, Silent Type

We all love to watch an action film with the strong, silent type. Think Brad Pitt, or George Clooney.

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Guide to Film School

We all love movies right? In this article we will discuss what you can learn in film school.

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Cloud-Based Equipment Checkout

3 Reasons Your School Should Make the Move to Cloud-Based Equipment Checkout Software

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Tim Busfield's Performance Arts Warm-up Workshop

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.

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The World's Worst News Package?

Teachers have no difficulty in finding examples of unlimited video techniques and effects to show to their students to reinforce concepts that fall under the category of “best practices.” 

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Rockdale Career Academy-Sports Broadcast Institute

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.

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Video in Education - A new series

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.

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DAFT Media Teacher Symposium

Register for the February 27th Media Teacher Symposium sponsored by DAFT at the Motion Picture Institute in Troy, Michigan

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Not Everyone Can Be Steven Speilberg

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.

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The Realities of Revision

If “location, location, location” is the buzzword of real estate, “budget, budget, budget” is what governs moviemaking. 

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Does your School Have a Film Production Club? We need you!

Our school, Central Educational Center is located 35 miles south of Atlanta, which is rapidly becoming a Hollywood of the south.

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Young Graduate Captures the Shot

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.

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Welcome To The YouTube Generation

I cannot overstate the life changing effect that YouTube has had on the world.

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Streaming High School Sports with Wirecast

Munzing Media uses Wirecast to stream high school Sports on Maine Today Media websites.

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The Streams of Shreve Island

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.

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Looking Through The Perryscope

My name is Perry Goldstein, and this is my new column.

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Phil Harris Needs Your News Set Pics

Gil Garcia and Phil Harris are working on the third edition of Television Production and Broadcast Journalism.

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A Rose By Any Other Name

What is a Podcast? I know what it started out as.

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Plan to Attend the Art of Visual Storytelling Tour

This summer MZed is proud to announce Alex Buono’s Visual Storytelling 2 featuring Saturday Night Live Film Unit Cinematographer Alex Buono.

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Coffee with a Geek: a new monthly column

I'm Andrew Wheelock. I am an educator. I am a GEEK!

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Real-World Video Streaming - Part 2

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.

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You are Also Part of a Team

In television, the play-by-play announcer is bound by the structure of the telecast.

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Georgia Student Media Event October 11th

The Media Education Foundation of Georgia in partnership with NATAS Southeast is sponsoring a Media / Informational event for high school students.

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You Have Great Face For Radio

When I was a little boy, my cousin and I would play “Radio DJ”.

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Teradek's Live:Air

Teradek’s new Live:Air (pronounced Live to Air) is a live production switcher in an iPad.

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Broadcasting Live Sports on a Budget

Get in the game of live streaming your sports.

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Real-World Video Streaming

An Interview with a real teacher who’s done this!

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Pre-Existing Inspirations

During the infancy of cinema, it’s not surprising that the bulk of material was adapted from works that were originally written for the stage.

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Available online now: Two Special Issues

The editors and staff of School Video News bring you the 2nd editions of Sports Broadcasting and our popular Back to School supplement.

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Feeding The Content Monster

Once upon a time, there were a very limited number of outlets to share video and film content.

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The Morning News and Sports Broadcasting

New articles, new images and Case Studies in the 3rd editions of these two top-read annual guides.

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Teaching New Dogs Old Tricks

Too many times teachers and students rely on electronic special effects to use in a production.

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The Office

Once upon a time, not so long ago, there existed this place called “The Office”.

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The Sports Demo Reel

"How can I produce the elements necessary for a good demo?"

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Roland to Give Away a VR-3EX at ISTE

Roland Systems Group (RSG) will be giving away a Roland VR-3EX at the ISTE 2014 Conference.

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Video Streaming School Successes

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.

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Introduction to Weather

One of the biggest questions SVN has been getting is “My school has the capability to do the weather, but how do we do it? Where do we start?”

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STN Announces Academy Programs

Student Television Network (STN), a national association of high school and middle school media programs, has announced plans for its 2014 academy programs for middle school and high school students.

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Digital Natives…The Talent Within

I have always loved the Marx Brothers, and their movies.

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  1. Teachers Should Go to NAB
  2. Crew Assignments
  3. Review: Saving Mr. Banks
  4. SETV and High School Cube – Partners in Broadcast Education
  5. Lesson Plans / Curriculum and other resources
  6. SVN Introduces a new series, Curriculum Corner
  7. Buttons, Menus and Wheels! Oh My!
  8. DSLR Dynamics Tour
  9. Starting a Video Production Department
  10. DSLR Dynamics Duo to Train Filmmakers in 30-City Tour
  11. How to Turn your iPhone into a Professional Video Camera in One Easy Step
  12. Sports Kick-off: Your Guide To Shooting Sports
  13. The new SVN-TV is on the air!
  14. Goodbye Tape, Hello Digital! Part Two
  15. Taking a Look Inside Live Stream Broadcasting
  16. Broadcast High School Sports - Like a Pro - On a Budget
  17. Goodbye Tape, Hello Digital!
  18. Shooting DV: Getting Better Footage
  19. Teaching Screenwriting to Teenagers
  20. Broadcast Your First Event With High School Cube & Get $250
  21. Meet Christina Hamlett
  22. Tales of a Cold Late Winter Night in Central Pennsylvania
  23. SVN Student Filmmaking Re-Launch
  24. Directing Music Videos
  25. Using Video to Improve Student Learning
  26. Iowa Builds a Vision for Education Transformation
  27. Christina Hamlett Offers Two Courses for SVN Readers
  28. The People With Whom You Work
  29. Avid Media Composer 6 - Is it Right for Your School
  30. Final Cut Pro X: Is It Worth It?
  31. Focus on News Broadcasting
  32. A Poor Man’s SANS
  33. Part Two - Sports Production
  34. Live Video Web Streaming: What Are Your Options?
  35. Fall Focus on Sports Production
  36. Looking for Editing Options?
  37. A New Series: Frame of Reference
  38. New FilmSkills Modules for June
  39. Teach Film in Your School
  40. Tips for Broadcast Interviews
  41. Teaching Film: Visually
  42. Live Streaming: Students on the World Stage
  43. How To Grade Student Performance
  44. SVN Workshops
  45. Hot Moves: The Science of Awesome
  46. PBS Launches New Website
  47. SchoolToolsTV
  48. Media Production Collaboration Software
  49. Good Night and Good Luck
  50. Glossary of Terms
  51. Back to School with SVN
  52. SchoolTube hosting National Geographic Videos
  53. Introducing SVN-TV
  54. Look Who's Talking - Part Two
  55. Safe Harbor Computers Now Accepting Orders for Adobe CS5 Licenses
  56. Hollywood Camera Work
  57. Matters of the Moviemaking Mind: What School Means to Kids
  58. Communication Skills in Video Production: Sound Effects
  59. TV Production and Audio Radio Production Assessments Available
  60. In the News
  61. New Visual Communicator Training DVD Now Available
  62. Students Create Videos with Smithsonian Web Site
  63. Meet Faraz Ahmed
  64. Summer Workshops and a Vacation Too!
  65. Meet Two New Authors
  66. Lesson Plans, Student Activities, Curriculum and Projects
  67. YouCastr Pro: A Great New Digital Media Tool to Broadcast Your School’s Events
  68. High School Broadcast Journalism Project
  69. The News Literacy Project: How to Know What to Believe
  70. Saving and Sharing Your Video Yearbook Memories