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Are you looking to expand your live event AV skills into the world of webcasting? Do you get excited about the latest technologies and how they can augment your event production? Then this course is for you.

The Webcast Technician course covers the fundamentals of webcast technology theory and the hands-on skills required to set up and produce a high-quality live webcast. You will learn how to integrate videoconferencing solutions, webcast platforms, video and audio processing equipment and live (on-site or in-studio) sources to complete a webcast system. By the end of the course, you will be able to set up, operate and troubleshoot all the hardware and software needed to execute a fully integrated virtual event.

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you will have expertise in the following areas:

  • Setup and operation of webcast streaming systems
  • Setup and management of widely used streaming platforms (including YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo/Livestream, Wowza, Akamai, Brightcove)
  • Integration of add-on modules (including voting, polling, Q&A, chat, closed captioning, interpretation, ASL)
  • Running a hybrid event by integrating live and virtual elements into your webcast
  • Adding creative elements to your webcast.
  • Troubleshooting webcast systems.
  • Industry best practices

Course overview

  • Streaming
  • Remote Presenter Software
  • Input Sources
  • Signal Flow
  • Switchers
  • Audio
  • NDI Systems
  • Recording
  • Interpretation
  • Close Captioning
  • ASL
  • Voting
  • Polling
  • Client Management
  • Industry Best Practices
  • Trouble Shooting

Course Prerequisites

You should have an intermediate understanding of video equipment, computers, and live event structure to enroll in this course.

Course Materials

We will supply you with everything you need to complete this course, including access to the necessary hardware and software for in-person instruction and access to software for remote instruction.

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November 29 (Evenings Only; 10 days)

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    Saturday Closed
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