Ever wish you could ask an expert how to make your live streaming video look better? Here's your chance. On Tuesday, May 24 at noon central, you'll have a rare opportunity for one-on-one Q&A with one of the most well-respected streaming video consultants, writers and instructors around: Jan Ozer.

He'll present "Lights, Camera, Action: Fool Proof Tips to Produce the Most Polished Webcasts on the Planet," and even if you aren't a techy or on either side of the camera, we guarantee you'll pick up a few tips that will step up the game of your webcasting team and IT/AV colleagues.

As ever, it's free! Just register here before we go live at noon (convert to your time zone here).

Sonic Foundry is proud to host this live streaming expert who literally wrote the book on digital video. Ozer's been teaching courses on streaming video for nearly 20 years, and during that time has produced and shot live webcasts on everything from concerts and ballets to corporate presentations.

Whether you're streaming from a conference room or a classroom, he'll share his top tips, tricks and tech choices for optimizing the audio and video quality of your webcast. He'll also answer your pressing questions on how to produce the most polished webcasts on the planet, including:

  • How important is pre-production and planning for live webcasts? (hint: VERY)
  • How much difference does a good camera make?
  • What options do I have for lights and how do I place them?
  • How do I choose the right mic?
  • What do I do when the existing background just isn't good enough?

About the presenter:

Jan Ozer has produced and encoded video since the CD-ROM days (1992) and has taught courses in video and streaming production since 1994; most recently at Streaming Media Seminars in New York, San Jose, London and Los Angeles. Jan was named a Streaming Media All-Star in 2010, and is a contributing editor of Streaming Media Magazine and EventDV and blogs for AV Technology. He has written or co-authored 14 books on digital video-related topics.

Here's that link again to register. See you online!