June 26-28, 2024
Long Beach, CA

The Challenge of Audio: Creating Great Audio for Video Productions and Online Classes

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Presented by: Joseph Parente, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Sacramento

Speaker Bio:

Joseph Parente is an award-winning Distance Education Video Producer/Director. For 35 years, he has developed, produced, and distributed live educational television programs, delivered online interactive video productions. He is a Professor Emeritus from Sacramento State University. He is also an active Board member of the Sacramento Educational Cable Consortium. Mr. Parente is the Director and co-founder of Process Theatre, Inc., a nonprofit corporation dedicated to using Arts with Technology to improve the quality of life of community members. As the Digital Media Consultant for Process Theatre, he has been working on Professional Development projects with WestEd, DDS, and CDE.

Session Info:

Ask any professional video producer what is the hardest thing to get right in their productions, and they will say it is achieving quality audio. It would seem that the audio would be secondary to the video images. However, great audio is essential to any video production or videoconference, especially if transcription, translation, and Closed Captions are a must. This workshop will explore successful, tried-and-true audio tips and tricks for the novice and professional video producer and all levels of online teachers. Audio recording, editing, and compression techniques found highly effective by top-level producers will be demonstrated and discussed.  Particular attention will be given to live, recorded, and distributed audio for online classes using videoconferencing platforms, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, etc.  Participants will have the opportunity to log on to a Post-Conference website that will allow them to have further conversations and discussions about this specific topic.

Session Outcome:

  • Leave with a new approach to creating truly quality audio for their video productions and online classes.

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