Week 30 2023

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After Hours Events

Show Workshop
Tuesdays 1900Z | 12pm (PDT) | 3pm (EDT) | 8pm (BST) | 9pm (CEST)

Squares.TV Application Lab with Michael Forrest
Wednesdays 1700Z | 10am (PDT) | 1pm (EDT) | 6pm (BST) | 7pm (CEST)
Learn how to integrate Shoot Pro Webcam, Video Pencil and/or Beat Sheet – iOS and Mac-based live video production workflows from squares.tv

Isadora Lab with L Wilson-Spiro
Thursdays 1700Z | 10am (PDT) | 13pm (EDT) | 6pm (BST) | 7pm (CEST)
This is an incredible opportunity to learn how to use Isadora for your own projects.

Panelist and Potential Panelist Meeting with Alex Lindsay
Sat Aug 12 1700Z | 10am (PDT) | 1pm (EDT) | 6pm (BST) | 7pm (CEST)
Panelists and Potential Panelists: If you do not already see an “office-hours-2-panelists” channel in Discord, please send a note to Brandon on Discord and request to be added.

Volunteer Meetup with Alex Lindsay
Sat Aug 12 1800Z | 11am (PDT) | 2pm (EDT) | 7pm (BST) | 8pm (CEST)

Labs Archive

Monday 24 July 2023
Show 1217 | AI Productivity

Monday’s Show 1217
AI Productivity
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AI Productivity

We’ve discussed how AI can be used for visual projects. Today we’ll discuss how AI can be used in other areas of our work to improve our productivity.

Tuesday 25 July 2023
Show 1218 | Q&A

Tuesday’s Show 1218
General Q&A
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General Questions
General Questions

2 hours of answering your production questions

Wednesday 26 July 2023
Show 1219 | Game Sound with Rob Bridgett

Wednesday’s Show 1219
Game Sound with Rob Bridgett
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Game Sound with Rob Bridgett

Learn about game sound, and mixing with Rob Bridgett!
Author of “Working with Sound” and “Leading with Sound” Rob will guide us through the deeply iterative and collaborative team processes for sound.

Rob Bridgett is a British-Canadian Audio Director, Mix Supervisor, Sound Designer and Recordist based in Newfoundland. In 1993, Rob attended Derby University to study cinema and media and was one of the first to graduate from the ‘Sound Design for the Moving Image’ Master’s degree programme at Bournemouth University in 1999. Having worked as an audio director in the games industry since 2001 (Vivendi Games, Activision Blizzard, Square Enix, PlayStation), Rob has become a committed advocate for sound in video games.

Link to “”Working with Sound”” https://www.routledge.com/Working-with-Sound-The-Future-of-Audio-Work-in-Interactive-Entertainment/Bridgett/p/book/9781032406930

Thursday 27 July 2023
Show 1220 | Video Framing

Thursday’s Show 1220
Video Framing
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Video Framing

What makes a good shot? Framing for movement and eyeline and other considerations. We’ll discuss: rule of thirds, interviews, landscapes, and more!

Friday 28 July 2023
Show 1221 | Boomerang Carnets

Friday’s Show 1221
Boomerang Carnets
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General Questions
Boomerang Carnets

Kiel Ursin and Eric Huyton are specialists in all aspects of ATA Carnet usage. Their experience covers issuance of the internationally accepted customs document for temporary exports (Kiel) and usage (Eric) with decades of experience as a cameraman traveling with and without an ATA Carnet to facilitate clearing foreign customs with equipment. Daily, Kiel and Eric provide guidance for saving the most money and time when using an ATA Carnet.


Saturday 29 July 2023
Show 1222 | Brainstorming Accessibility

Saturday’s Show 1222
Brainstorming Accessibility
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General Questions
Brainstorming Accessibility

We will listen to and discuss your suggestions on Accessibility 2nd Hour topics! What topics should be covered? What direction should we go?

Sunday 30 July 2023
Show 1223 | Focus on Introspection

General Questions – We don’t stream this hour.
General Questions – We don’t stream this hour.

A more philosophical discussion about Office Hours.

Member Events

Conversations with Tony Mobley

On hiatus

Thank You Five – Weekly QnA Panel

Every Wednesday

0200Z | 7pm (PDT) | 9pm (CDT) | 10pm (EDT) | 3am (BST)

Bringing theatre artists from around the globe into a conversation about live theatre in a digital world with a spirit of gratitude and innovation.
Ask questions and watch five new artists each week wrestle with the question: “What is Theatre?”

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Birding With Lois

Birding With Lois (on hiatus) is archived here on YouTube