Week 32 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
On hiatus. Returns September 7.
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 7 August 2023
Show 1231 | Q&A

Monday’s Show 1231
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General Questions

Two hours of general Q&A

Tuesday 8 August 2023
Show 1232 | 3D Production: Idea

Tuesday’s Show 1232
3D Production: Idea
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General Questions
3D Production: Idea

Allan Hawkes continues the 3D production series, this month we’ll discuss the genesis of concepts and the ideation phase.

Wednesday 9 August 2023
Show 1233 | Karl Winkler – Lectrosonics

Wednesday’s Show 1233
Karl Winkler – Lectrosonics
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Karl Winkler – Lectrosonics

Karl Winkler is Executive Vice President of product design and distribution, and will be explaining the D2 “D Squared” system of digital wireless mics. Unique modularity of this high-end platform makes it well suited to broadcast, filmmaking, live events, and many other diverse production environments.


Thursday 10 August 2023
Show 1234 | PlayoutBee v2.0

Thursday’s Show 1234
PlayoutBee v2.0
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General Questions
PlayoutBee v2.0

Developer Jonas Dautel will be showing off many of the improvements added to the upcoming release of PlayoutBee v2.0 – a multiplatform playout solution!

Improvements include: image support, “DropZone” and automatic import, per-clip adjustments such as volume and head & tail trimming.

Check it out at playoutbee.com
(15% discount code: Officehours)

Friday 11 August 2023
Show 1235 | How We Covered SIGGRAPH

Friday’s Show 1235
How We Covered SIGGRAPH
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General Questions
How We Covered SIGGRAPH

We’ll talk about our SIGGRAPH coverage technically and creatively.

Saturday 12 August 2023
Show 1236 | Weekend Q&A

Saturday’s Show 1236
Weekend Q&A
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General Questions
Weekend Q&A

A marathon two hour session devoted to Q&A for your most pressing production related questions!

Sunday 13 August 2023
Show 1237 | 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?”

If you’d like to participate check out the website:


Birding With Lois

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