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April 18, 2020
Controlling the speed of a teleprompter
How to save a show during COVID 19
Here’s a real life, anonymized, email exchange with a client, that may have possibly saved a show and countless people’s income. I hope this serves you. […]
March 18, 2020
Presidential Teleprompter
Prompting in the Time of COVID19
This is from a post I sent to my fellow prompter operators… And yes, we all know each other 😉 As we see shows cancel left […]
January 21, 2020
POV commencement teleprompter
Special Events
With presidential teleprompters, speakers look at the audience, instead of their notes. Important names and facts are always included. Last minute edits are easy. And since […]
May 16, 2017
Needing to wrap the teleprompter monitor and jib controls in clear plastic to make them both waterproof and readable.
Teleprompters in the Rain
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 […]
September 16, 2016
teleprompting for richard
Doing Teleprompter 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 […]
August 16, 2016
Kitten
Teleprompter? TelePrompTer?
Microsoft Word has been spellchecking me for decades with TelePrompTer whenever I type in teleprompter. Why? Kleenex, Xerox, and Google have become generic words for facial […]
August 12, 2016
apple hidden in PC
Apple teleprompter laptop hiding in plain sight
I’m working today for a company that refuses to see Apple products in their facility. So, much like the days when we’d read comics hidden in […]
August 12, 2016
dyslexic teleprompter font solution
Teleprompter solutions for people with dyslexia
Worked another great gig… with a presenter with dyslexia.  As a teleprompter operator, I regularly get “behind the scenes” access with presenters with their speech writers […]
August 12, 2016
Teleprompter makeup mirror
What else can I do with a teleprompter?
Teaching your old teleprompter new tricks. You only have so much time with a busy executive. So, needing to do multiple takes on a close-up shot […]
May 17, 2016
I AM THE BBC
Being a teleprompter tech at the Invictus Games for the BBC was not easy.
The Invictus Games 2016 Orlando are over, but I had the best time there! Tons of talent in the crew from the BBC and local folks, […]
April 28, 2016
Alexa on Teleprompter
The 5 Benefits of Hiring Teleprompter Operators in the Bay Area…
Choosing the right equipment for your production, like camera, location, sound, and a teleprompter is essential. A second factor, is how well the speaker and teleprompter […]
December 19, 2015
An Interrotron replaces an impersonal camera lens with a friendly face.
How does an Interrotron work?
An Interrotron replaces a camera lens with a friendly face.  Instead of talking to some off-camera stranger, the subject speaks right to the camera. This way, […]

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