Week 34 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 Sep 9 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 Sep 9 1800Z | 11am (PDT) | 2pm (EDT) | 7pm (BST) | 8pm (CEST)

Labs Archive

Monday 21 August 2023
Show 1245 | Production Stories

Monday’s Show 1245
Production Stories
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Production Stories

Panelists will bring their most interesting and instructive production experiences to the show! The good, the bad, the ugly. 

Tuesday 22 August 2023
Show 1246 | iPhone LiDAR for Photogrammetry and Unreal Engine

Tuesday’s Show 1246
iPhone LiDAR for Photogrammetry and Unreal Engine
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iPhone LiDAR for Photogrammetry and Unreal Engine

Nick “Pixel Prof” Jushchyshyn from Drexel University will show how iOS Pro LiDAR scans and photogrammetry from standard cameras and drones can be used to virtually recreate real locations within Unreal Engine.

Wednesday 23 August 2023
Show 1247 | Audio Day Brainstorming

Wednesday’s Show 1247
Audio Day Brainstorming
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Audio Day Brainstorming

What Audio topics, guests, or vendors should we have on the show for future audio days? Join live to submit your suggestions on what we should pursue, including live audio, recording, routing, post processing, audio theory, foley, voiceover, music, artists . . .

Thursday 24 August 2023
Show 1248 | Camera Rigging

Thursday’s Show 1248
Camera Rigging
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Camera Rigging

Tools and techniques for mounting and operating cameras. Cheese plates, quarter twenty, three eights oh my.

Friday 25 August 2023
Show 1249 | Matt Bach of Puget Systems

Friday’s Show 1249
Custom Computing with Puget Systems
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Matt Bach of Puget Systems

Matt Bach Industry Analyst at Puget Systems and specializing in media and entertainment workstations will join us to share his perspectives on generative AI and machine learning, and to talk about the new on-premise system they launched at Siggraph last week.


Saturday 26 August 2023
Show 1250 | Weekend Q&A

Saturday’s Show 1250
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 27 August 2023
Show 1251 | 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