teleprompter

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 […]
October 8, 2014
Barack Obama and Neil Tanner backstage
Who are some famous people you’ve done teleprompting for?
I get asked this question a lot. I imagine it helps with the pedigree and trust.  I’m proud of my clients over the 20 years of […]
March 1, 2014
What teleprompter equipment do I use?
I’ve seen a lot of changes in the teleprompter industry. When I first started, a teleprompter was mostly limited to the studio. I used my client’s […]
January 7, 2014
Michael Bay’s CES meltdown from a teleprompter operator’s perspective
The awkward Michael Bay teleprompter moment has been shared worldwide, yet it could have been easily prevented. Director Michael Bay spoke briefly at the Consumer Electronics […]
January 6, 2014
An illustration of Pepper's Ghost: Smoke and Mirrors
How does a teleprompter work?
A teleprompter is the modern version of “smoke and mirrors.” There was this theatrical method called “Pepper’s Ghost” in the 1860’s that used a stretched piece […]
December 11, 2013
Why did I superimpose teleprompter text over the Director’s face?
I’ve wanted to try putting teleprompted script over a person’s face for years. It made sense: put the words for the talent to read as usual, […]
December 4, 2013
Teleprompting for Graduation or Commencement
I have a long history with commencement (aka graduation) ceremonies. This is because I used to play saxophone in the marching bands for both my high […]
December 3, 2013
Teleprompting in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese
Tonight was a blast—teleprompting for a local community hospital, in Chinese! It was an example of working together as a team to help the client with […]
December 1, 2013
Steadicam running a wireless teleprompter from Neil Tanner in San Francisco
Going wireless with a Steadicam teleprompter
Shooting with a Steadicam Teleprompter while the talent walks and talks requires a wireless solution. This was a fun shoot. The director and agency were from […]
November 30, 2013
Multiple cameras, one teleprompter
Why would you put multiple cameras into one teleprompter? Often times as video crews, we get just one or two takes with a politician or executive […]
November 29, 2013
Taeyang performs for MTV with our concert teleprompter.
Musicians using a concert teleprompter is more common than you would think. Musicians have a lot of lyrics and songs to memorize. Naturally, when they’re on […]

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