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299 Broadway Ste 1510
Btwn Duane & Reade Streets
New York, New York 10007
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this all software training:

TriCaster™ helps you deliver your unique content to a global audience. Easily and affordably. In one compact, portable live production system that's small enough to fit in a backpack, you have all the tools you need to deliver high-impact content—just like the big network studios. Wherever the action takes you, take TriCaster. The small footprint makes it possible to deliver a network-quality broadcast—from anywhere.

Who Should Attend

  • This course is for any live video production personnel interested in learning and operating a NewTek 
  • TriCaster and looking to take the NewTek Certified 
  • TriCaster Operator test. 
  • This course assumes a basic knowledge of video technology and computer use 
  • You should be familiar with concepts such as timecode, video formats including frame rates, analog video connections and file types. 
Course Outline

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Day 1

Lesson 1: Starting a Session
  • Introduction 
  • What is a session? 
  • Name it 
  • Select Media Drive 
  • Select a Resolution 
Lesson 2: Session Page
  • Import Media 
  • How the Directory Structure works 
  • Production clock 
Lesson 3: Interface Overview
  • Input and Internal source types 
  • Configuring video inputs 
  • Setting up the main interface 
  • Setting up a secondary monitor 
  • Configuring Aux video out 
  • Configuring Aux audio out 
Lesson 4: Configuring External Computer Sources
  • iVGA 
  • MAC and PC 
  • Configuring the input 
  • LiveText as an input 
Lesson 5: Loading clips into the DDR’s
  • Import clips 
  • Add button 
  • Media Browser 
  • Organizing Clips 
  • File formats - with and without alpha 
  • Autoplay 
  • Single 
  • Countdown 
  • Presets 
Lesson 6: Loading the Stills Tab
  • Adding images 
  • File formats – with and without alpha 
  • Organizing stills 
  • Set a duration 
  • Autoplay 
  • Single 
  • Slideshow 
  • Assign to Frame Buffer 
Lesson 7: Loading the Titles Tab
  • Adding Title Templates 
  • Presets 
  • Adjust Durations 
  • Presets 
Day 2

Lesson 8: Configuring the stream out
  • Windows or Flash 
  • Pick a profile 
  • Connect with the server or provider 
  • Test the stream 
Lesson 9: The Switcher

  • The Buses 
  • The Sources 
  • Take VS. Auto 
  • Transitions 
  • FTP 
  • Keyboard shortcut 
Lesson 10: Overlays
  • Dual overlays 
  • Configuring the overlays 
  • Scale, position, rotate and crop any overlay 
  • Using transitions with overlays 
  • Lock them together 
Lesson 11: Network Inputs
  • Using them in a switch 
  • Zooming with iVGA 
  • Computer Desktop as an input 
Lesson 12: Setting up a Virtual Input
  • Setting up a Matte effect 
  • Input A & B 
  • Adding a set 
  • Overlay on the input 
  • Presets 
Lesson 13: Configuring Audio
  • Internal Mixer 
  • External Mixer 
  • Input setup 
  • Mute 
  • Audio follow video 
  • Aux audio 
  • Stream audio 
Lesson 14: Outputting the show
  • Video Out 
  • DVI Out 
  • HDMI Out 
  • Stream Out 
Day 3

Lesson 15: Working with the nightly set
  • How it works 
  • Optional set types 
  • Creating your own BG graphics roll 
Lesson 16: LiveText Basics
  • Page Types 
  • Creating Pages 
  • Creating Scrolls 
  • Importing a Text Files 
  • Exporting Pages for Live 
Lesson 17: Export Media
  • Batch converter 
  • Exporting specific content 
  • Backing up a session 
  • Restoring a session

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If notice is given 15 or more calendar days before the start of a class, the student may receive a full refund or reschedule less a $150 administrative fee. If notice is given less than 15 calendar days, no rescheduling or refunds are permitted. All cancellations and registration changes must be received in writing. Please mail to [email protected] Attendee substitutions may be made for any student without penalty of additional cost at any time until the class begins. Clients who take at least one class in a master class may not cancel and are responsible for the entire Master Class fee.


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