Winter Wrap-Up

Winter Wrap-Up

OK, I’m jumping the gun on Spring, partly because Winter has already been so busy- and partly because I’m OVER WINTER. It’s been a season of prompting firsts for us, as well as some repeat gigs, starting with this year’s MTS ANZAC Dawn service...
Prompting- What Next ?

Prompting- What Next ?

It was always going to be one of the most ambitious live TV broadcasts in New Zealand. From the VR graphics to the live statistics, and all live for one hour over five nights. When I was first contacted about providing teleprompters for this production it was looking...
Summer Prompting

Summer Prompting

This summer has been our busiest ever starting with prompting the end of year awards season and continuing with the many 2017 social media and online campaigns, not forgetting the ever-growing infomercial market. We worked on the NZ Rugby Awards for the 11th straight...
Why not DIY?

Why not DIY?

I wrote in an earlier post that it was my impression that the availability of tablets and smartphones with the accompanying explosion in autocue and prompting apps- more than 30 free ones for iPad alone at a quick count- meant that more productions are choosing to cut...
The Big Gigs

The Big Gigs

We’ve been working with Orange Productions for a number of years now, providing prompting solutions for their biggest events. And they don’t get much bigger than the Property Council of New Zealand annual property awards, held for the last 2 years at...
Look Ma, cable-free prompting!

Look Ma, cable-free prompting!

We were hired to provide the prompting for this year’s 10th Anniversary of Maori Television’s ANZAC Day coverage of the Dawn Service. Broadcast live from the Auckland War Memorial Museum it covered the dawn service and a subsequent hour-long documentary...
Infomercial Heaven

Infomercial Heaven

It’s funny how many producers still undervalue a professional teleprompter. Glad to get the opportunity to demonstrate the value we can add to a production. “This is the first time in a while that we’ve gone with pro prompter services and boy did it pay...
Teleprompting in 2015

Teleprompting in 2015

Plenty of variety in our teleprompting work over 2015 so here’s quick look at what we’ve been up to before we go…back to the top and reset. We helped more live event speakers and MCs than any previous year; had great fun prompting EPK’s on the...