Steadicam with a teleprompter

WIll Lyte doing Steadicam prompting with Tanner Teleprompting's 7" wireless PromptBox.

I was hiking in the forest in the middle of nowhere. Suddenly the silence was broken when I got a call from a hesitant but pleasant British voice, asking “Have you ever heard of a teleprompter for a Steadicam?” “Yup,…

Teleprompting in the round

I worked on an interesting teleprompter rig this week. It’s a massive ballroom, with a stage in the center of the room, like a boxing ring. Theater in the round style… To make it work for the client, we placed…

Teleprompters in the Rain

When it rains we need to wrap the teleprompter monitor and jib controls in clear plastic to make them both waterproof and readable. On location at Governor Schwarzenegger's address at the State Capitol in Sacramento.

Teleprompters and laptops in the rain. Expensive electronics and water. What could be better? Still, when I’m asked to come up with a solution, I’m happy for the challenge. Here’s some best practices for teleprompting in the rain or other…

Emojis for Teleprompters??

Using Emojis in teleprompter scripts for rapid fire dialog.

Yup, emojis have crept into teleprompting!   This was a special circumstance, because the dialogue between two actors was rapid fire. Their names would actually take up too much space on the screen when I was scrolling quickly.   Normally…

Another day at the office:)

Hillary Clinton using Tanner Teleprompting's presidential teleprompter at a conference for the Professional BusinessWomen of California in San Francisco.

I say “I love my job” … a lot: Yesterday was an example of this, not just because I got to do teleprompting for Hillary Clinton again, which was awesome, but also because of the awesome crew and the awesome…

Teleprompting for Sir Richard Branson

richard branson teleprompter

Teleprompting for Sir Richard Branson followed by an attempted robbery just an hour later. Over all though, last night was great! I got called last minute to do “teleprompting for a few speakers” at a fundraising gala. It wasn’t until…

Doing Teleprompter for Richard

teleprompting for richard

Speechwriters need to be aware of double meanings. I just finished four days teleprompting with an awesome crew, working backstage with some of the most amazing speakers… including CEOs, publishers of major magazines, heads of  major ad agencies, actors, international…