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, but also superimpose the friendly face of the director to nod, smile or just be the focus. It’s the combination of an Interrotron, VoxBox or EyeDirect with a traditional…

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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 something that was quite unique. The client had requested Mandarin, Cantonese, and the ability to handle traditional Chinese characters. I realized that while three of my team had worked…

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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 England and kept using the British term for the teleprompter, which is “Autocue.” This was a challenge, not because of the accents:), but because the shoot called for the…

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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 stage they can’t mess up. However, they merely use the concert teleprompter to jog their memory—they’re not staring at it the entire performance:) The prompter also can act as…

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