In 2013, I have added live streaming video services that allow artists to broadcast their concerts, master classes, festivals, competitions, and other events globally over the internet to thousands of viewers.
When you need to hire video and audio recording services to film a solo performance, an orchestra, a dance concert, or a choir, and your budget only allows using a single video camera, the following 10 tips will help you to achieve top-quality videos that will be highly memorable and enjoyed for years to come.
In this example, I filmed the Tribute to Paul Motian using a single camera and the venue's professional audio equipment.
To achieve the best results, I positioned the camera at the back of the concert hall. Then, I panned and zoomed carefully to overcome the lack of additional cameras to produce an effective video.
Paul Motian was a drummer, composer, and bandleader with a profound influence on modern jazz. Click here to read the New York Times review of this event.
The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony was filmed with three cameras. This video clip is featured here to illustrate how using multiple cameras makes a difference. In this video, the challenge was to film the conductor, David Bernard, with the orchestra during the entire concert. Therefore, I placed the cameras in three different locations that helped me film the orchestra and the conductor at the same time for the length of the recital.
Click here to learn about the benefits of filming your performance with multiple cameras.
Blu-ray Disc is the successor to the DVD format. 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray is the successor to the Blu-ray Disc format. Blu-ray Disc offers 5 times the resolution of DVD, while 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray offers 4 times the resolution of Blu-ray Disc. Both formats allow recording,
rewriting and playback of High-Definition content (Blu-ray Disc) and 4K Ultra High-Definition content (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray), storing large amounts of data. Both Blu-ray formats are
currently supported by the world's leading consumer electronics,
personal computer, recording media, video game, and music companies.
All three formats are supported by all Hollywood studios and countless smaller studios.
Co-developed by Sony, Philips, and Pioneer, Blu-ray Disc takes its name from the blue laser pickup which reads the digital data stored on the disc. Because the blue laser has a shorter wavelength, data can be stored more densely on a Blu-ray Disc than on a DVD. Here are the 6 key differences between Blu-ray and DVD: