We just completed our first serious 360′ VR Video project. The goal was to capture a group of cyclists riding a section of the Tour of Alberta route through Mountain View County and into Olds Alberta. The final video will be used to promote the event. At the finish line festival of September 2nd, the […]Read more "A 360′ VR Video Project – Cycling"
Are you watching the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio? On satellite or cable TV? Online via various platforms or apps? Even on over-the-air from your local station (CBC in Canada or NBC in the US)? We are too but with extra attention on the broadcast details. Compared to decades ago, the coverage of modern Olympics […]Read more "Ultimate live production – OBS at the Olympics"
There is a new technology available when it comes to video for marketing and storytelling. It has been referred to as Virtual Reality or VR and the first step into this emerging world is 360′ video. Imagine being in the scene and instead of the flat view which is typical of video as we know […]Read more "We are now shooting 360′ video – the first step into Virtual Reality"
A new tool in our arsenal combined with an underused tool: GoPro camera on an auto timer panning mount. We ran some tests on this rig in Uptowne Olds and we are looking forward to adding it into a project we are working on which features many popular visitor gathering spots in the Town of […]Read more "Fun with a GoPro and time-lapse panning"
March has been a busy month for us and it’s not over yet! On March 19th we live streamed the Art Battle #370 Olds event from the Pomeroy Inns & Suites at Olds College. This third annual event out grew the Olds Legion and moved into the banquet room at the Pomeroy. Art Battle is […]Read more "Using a wireless roaming camera to get close to the action at Art Battle #370 Olds"
From Thursday March 10 – Sunday March 13th we lived at the Olds Sportsplex arena while live streaming the Hockey Alberta Midget A Female Provincial Championships. The combined live stream viewership from both arenas totaled at 1,933. Add to that the number of views of the replays on Ustream.tv and YouTube the coverage of the […]Read more "Four days of hockey – live streaming Midget A Female 2016 Championship"
We don’t normally recommend any particular technology when it comes producing video or audio but this just can’t be ignored. For many years now many manufacturers have created and brought to market specialized video cameras with prices going down and quality going up. Even a good smart-phone can produce decent video particularly when handled properly. […]Read more "Canon offers up a great camera for citizen journalism"