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Fundamentals of Live Streaming

with Alden Fertig

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About The Class

Learn how to connect with your customers, employees, and colleagues in real time with this online course led by Ustream Senior Product Marketing Manager Alden Fertig. Used by over 15 million broadcasters including creativeLIVE, Ustream’s powerful platform is built for dynamic, live conversations with new and existing audiences.

Over 8 hours of live instruction, Alden will cover everything you need to know about broadcasting on Ustream. Whether you’re streaming to 3 people or 3 million, Alden will show you how to stream live using only your laptop and an internet connection. You will learn essential tips and tricks, including audio and lighting best practices, adding guests via Skype, and incorporating videos and music during your live stream. Then, creativeLIVE Co-founder Chase Jarvis is in studio to discuss the importance and power of live broadcasting.

This course will teach you how to plan, produce, and record a seamless live broadcast.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    9:00 am - Introduction to Live Streaming

  2. 02

    Streaming with Ustream Producer

  3. 03

    Cameras for Live Streaming?

  4. 04

    Ustream Producer Pro SDI Camera

  5. 05

    Internet Connection for Streaming

  6. 06

    Streaming with NewTek TriCaster

  7. 07

    Playing Off Air Videos

  8. 08

    Ustream Setups in the Real World

  9. 09

    Live Streaming Studios

  10. 10

    Conversation with creativeLIVE founder Chase Jarvis

  11. 11

    Audio for Live Streaming

  12. 12

    Lighting for Live Streaming

  13. 13

    Running a Successful Live Event


Meet Your Expert

Alden Fertig

Alden Fertig is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Ustream. Fertig has over 15 years of experience in production and live broadcast, having produced hundreds of hours of entertainment, sports, news, government, non-profit and business communications for clients including NBC, ... read more

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  • Creativelive Student

    February 2014

    Insanely awesome and super informative. I've been streaming for years and I still got some fantastic takeaways.

  • Creativelive Student

    November 2014

    Rich in information and explained in a clearly and simple way. Alden Fertig and the team at CreativeLive are passionate about live streaming and go the extra mile ("25%") to make it look good and sound good. It took me three days to watch all the videos and it was worth it 100%!

  • Creativelive Student

    Creativelive Student

    March 2014

    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you CreativeLive and Alden Fertig for giving this course! I have been wanting to create a Streaming website for Online Education in Spanish and this is just what I needed! Very informative and I am so pumped and excited to get started.

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