Category True Stories

Dual Brain Teleprompting

Two laptops, each sending individual teleprompting feeds to different monitors, while scrolling at different speeds. Owner Neil Tanner had to use both sides of his brain for this one in San Francisco :)

If you’ve worked with me, you know I love a challenge.  I worked with CPMC/ Sutter Health Hospital system in the past, by providing standard teleprompter services to camera. I also helped them with their annual Length of Service Awards,…

Commencement Creativity

Acting Chancellor Ralph Hexter reading from our presidential teleprompter at the commencement for UC Davis, courtesy Tanner Teleprompting.

I’m back at UC Davis, teleprompting for their commencement ceremonies. I’ve been here since Wednesday, working 12 hrs tomorrow, and will be here until Sunday around 7pm… As always, the energy between the proud parents and their students is completely…

Almost Famous

Doing teleprompting for a Who concert... sort of. The image shows a backstage pass in Lake Tahoe, California.

Yay for last minute calls for work. Even “yay-er” if it involves nice drives to Tahoe. Even more “Yay” if it involves working with Sammy Hagar. Can it get more “Yay”? Yes, add Roger Daltrey getting interviewed by said Red…

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…

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…