Week 35 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.

mimoLive Lab with Oliver Breidenbach
Fri Sep 1 1700Z | 10am (PDT) | 1pm (EDT) | 6pm (BST) | 7pm (CEST)
Oliver will be coaching the CwTM team, feel free to listen in while he provides guidance on using mimoLive!

Panelist and Potential Panelist Meeting with Alex Lindsay
Sat Sep 16 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 16 1800Z | 11am (PDT) | 2pm (EDT) | 7pm (BST) | 8pm (CEST)

Labs Archive

Monday 28 August 2023
Show 1252 | Project Management: Lessons from Architecture and Construction

Monday’s Show 1252
Project Management: Lessons from Architecture and Construction
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Project Management: Lessons from Architecture and Construction

Discover how design and build teams are revolutionizing the way we think about construction through increased integration. We delve into the innovative strides being made in project control and service delivery. Stay ahead of the curve and join the conversation!

Tuesday 29 August 2023
Show 1253 | Stu Maschwitz

Tuesday’s Show 1253
Stu Maschwitz
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Stu Maschwitz

Stu Maschwitz is a versatile filmmaker, photographer, writer, and visual effects artist. After working at Industrial Light & Magic he co-founded The Orphanage, directed music videos and commercials, and currently serves as Chief Creative Officer at MAXON, developing innovative tools for creatives.


Wednesday 30 August 2023
Show 1254 | Object Based Mixing with Robert Scovill

Wednesday’s Show 1254
Object Based Mixing with Robert Scovill
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Object Based Mixing with Robert Scovill

Have you ever caught yourself wondering “What’s all this immersive audio stuff and what does it have to do with how concerts might sound in the future?” Join us and special guest Robert Scovill as he takes on the meaty topic of immersive audio and specifically object based mixing for concert sound. He’ll dig in and explain the differences in object based vs mono and stereo mixing and how powerful it is when used in conjunction with an immersive speaker deployment.

Robert Scovill’s website https://robertscovill.wixsite.com/scovillcv

Lab #17 Why Immersive?
Lab #18 Immersive Fills and Subwoofer Concepts
Lab #19 Object Based Mixing

Thursday 31 August 2023
Show 1255 | David C. Smith with PlatePros.com

Thursday’s Show 1255
David C. Smith with PlatePros.com
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David C. Smith with PlatePros.com

PlatePros offers a growing Library of hundreds of 360 degree 12k fully stitched environments as well as a collaborative custom production service prepared to work in tandem with your production team. They stand ready with several custom rig solutions to capture location plates globally and have also partnered with Panasonic to create the Lumix BGH1 camera!

Interview video with PlatePros https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDjwk5j0VYM

Friday 1 September 2023
Show 1256 | NDI Workflows

Friday’s Show 1256
NDI Workflows
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NDI Workflows

Our expert panel of industry professionals will be ready to answer all of your questions about NDI. From when and how to use it, what works, and what to consider for your IP based video workflows.

Roberto Musso – Technical Product Marketing Director, NDI.tv (http://NDI.tv)
Lennie Nelson – Studio Lead at VIZRTGroup (https://www.vizrtgroup.com/)
Elias Puurunen – Author of Memorable, Profitable, Virtual (https://www.tractusevents.com/book)
Jef Kethley – https://PIZAZZ.com/
Igor Golyak https://www.arlekinplayers.com
Fintan Mc Kiernan – leading Systems Integrator in for NDI solutions https://www.idealsys.com/en/ndi (APAC Region)

Saturday 2 September 2023
Show 1257 | Weekend Q&A

Saturday’s Show 1257
Weekend Q&A
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Weekend Q&A

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

Sunday 3 September 2023
Show 1258 | 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