How to record or stream your color grading/editing user interface
Giving presentations can be daunting. This is especially true for post-production professionals who may spend lots of time within their own thoughts. But when it’s time to share your User Interface with a client or classroom, a few simple software tips and optimizations can make teaching and presenting more comfortable for everyone.
Giving a good presentation for class or to clients
When I think about how to present my computer screen for others to follow along, I’m usually manipulating these important elements:
- Screen Resolution – What’s the best screen size and what are the tradeoffs?
- Affordable webcams – Replace the laptops camera with an easy upgrade that’s impactful.
- Live Transcriptions – This helps maintain attention and works in PowerPoint, Zoom, and – soon – macOS
- Zoom to record lectures – You can repurpose these very easily.
- Annotation software such as Epic Pen – Helps your audience see what you’re manipulating and drive home key points.
Key take-away points
After watching this Insight, you should:
- Be conscious of screen resolution and audience viewing capabilities when delivering online learning or remote presentations of your User Interface.
- Understand how enhancing presentations with visual aides such as power point templates, live transcriptions, and live annotations can really make a difference for the viewer.
Links to products mentioned in this Insight
- Epic Pen – Presentation software
- iV Cam For iOS and Windows – Turn your phone into a webcam
- EpocCam – Turn your phone into a webcam
- Reincubate Camo Studio Pro – Not mentioned in this Insight, but this is what Patrick uses in Office Hours to turn his phone into a webcam
Do you have any favorite tools/tips for sharing your User Interface?
Use the comments to share any of your favorite apps, tips, or tricks for sharing your screens or presenting to remote audiences.