login about faq

To prove you're not a spammer, email newuser.lgqa@gmail.com with the subject "Account Request" to request an account.


I've recently put in charge of heading a broadcast team who is responsible for broadcasting all our high school football games live. Does anyone have some suggestions for some good freeware which will help us produce a professional looking broadcast. Thanks in advance.

asked Aug 06 '10 at 13:05

RyanGoulet12's gravatar image

RyanGoulet12
186212329


Ustream producer is pretty good. There's a free version and there's also a paid version, but I don't think it's very expensive at all.

answered Aug 06 '10 at 13:44

Mark%20Devens's gravatar image

Mark Devens
1.7k8391109

I'm not sure what you are broadcasting as, whether it be television broadcasting or webcasting. I hate to be the barer of bad news, but there's no way to create a professional looking broadcast for free. I've been there, I've consulted a lot of people over the years on subjects like this.

The High School here produces professional college level football broadcasts, but they've spent 10s of thousands of dollars to do it.. buying systems like the VT5 and ProHD JVC studio cams (priced around $9000). They are still trying to get their quality higher.

I'm not saying it's impossible without spending thousands though, in fact you could probably do it with a budget of about $500 or less if you have much of the live studio equipment like cams, switchers, mixers, monitors, tape decks, etc. Look into Wirecast, it's for Mac OS X and Windows.. it cost $449. You can use free softare like CamTwist Studio, but it wont be professional looking. You'd need something that allows compositing multiple layers of media together, live.. and a computer capable of handling the CPU/GPU intensive task.

answered Aug 06 '10 at 14:12

Granit's gravatar image

Granit
6.3k114393

edited Aug 06 '10 at 14:12

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or __italic__
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported


Tags:

×41
×25
×3

Asked: Aug 06 '10 at 13:05

Seen: 664 times

Last updated: Aug 06 '10 at 14:12