Multiple cameras, one teleprompter

Why would you put multiple cameras into one teleprompter? Often times as video crews, we get just one or two takes with a politician or executive because their time is very limited. We’re familiar with the line “Okay that was…

Teleprompting for a CEO in a jam

Alexa on Teleprompter

The CEO of Kaiser Permanente is sitting in the TV studio, reading from our camera mount teleprompter. Three takes later, he’s off to catch an important flight. What you don’t know is that he was kept waiting for hours while…

Teleprompting with a twist

I was asked to bring in a teleprompter for a major brokerage firm in San Francisco. It was the 40th anniversary of their founding so they were making a big deal of the production, using RED cameras paired with big…

Linguist

kitteh can talk nice, yesh

I speak enough French and Spanish to edit and prompt comfortably in those languages, and can prompt others like Portuguese, German, and Italian at a professional level by simply listening in. I also prompt Mandarin in Pinyin-which means the words…

Teleprompting for Steve Young

Football heroes and teleprompters

Today was a reshoot with the football legend. We’ve done teleprompting for Steve Young for decades, and he’s always professional, humorous, and a great read. He just wants to power through the script. Today was interesting in that I had…