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How to Develop a Viable 4K Production Workflow

This article was originally published online at Streaming Media and in the June edition of Streaming Media Magazine Since the NAB conference in April, 4K workflow options have swelled. Here’s a look at the hardware, recording media, and codecs needed to produce and stream 4K video. The disc is long dead, 3D has left the […]


NAB Interview: Sony’s Juan Martinez on the NEX-FS700R and Latest E-Mount Lenses

This article was originally published on Streaming Media Producer Streaming Media Producer contributing editor Shawn Lam and Sony Senior Product Manager Juan Martinez convened at NAB 2014 to discuss the pending firmware upgrade for the Sony NEX-FS700R and NEX-FS700 and its implications for users of the popular Sony production cameras, as well as new developments […]

Streaming Media’s 2013-14 Gear of the Year

This article appears in its entirety on Streaming Media Producer. Rather than tempt you with the Next Big Thing, in this “Gear of the Year” feature we invited three contributing writers—and producers in their own right—to choose four products each, all released in the last year, that have proven themselves indispensable to professional online video […]

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Business Strategies for Videographers Live Webcast at BCPVA

Business Strategies for Videographers LIVE VIDEO STREAMING EVENT 7:30 PM PST Wednesday January 29, 2014 Last night it was my privilege to be invited to speak to the BC Professional Videographers Association in their first ever live-streamed webcast. My topics was video production strategies for videographers and consisted of two 45 minutes talks. You can […]

Choosing Video Scalers and Converters

In this ongoing Streaming Media Producer series on webcast video production, Shawn Lam covers the video format converters he uses in his own HD webcast workflows, and one new converter that just might be the video converter, scaler, and distribution amplifier to rule them all. My life would be so easy if every camera and […]

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Streaming Media Producer Live Workshop

Shoot, Switch, Stream! Shawn Lam is scheduled to speak at the Streaming Media Producer Live conference in Huntington Beach, CA on November 18, 2013. This full day pre-conference workshop is available to both Streaming Media Producer Live and Streaming Media West attendees – consult conference registration for full details. THE STREAMING MEDIA PRODUCER LIVE CONFERENCE […]