Cortex Training is an online training centre specialising in live streaming, digital events, creative media and specialist event training courses

Mastering live streaming and digital events (2 Day)

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Two days
10am – 4pm each day

In person group course with maximum number of students depending on the training location


Course Overview

  • Live one to one or group tuition with a live streaming expert who is also an events industry professional
  • Learn how live streaming fundamentals, technology and platforms work – so you can live stream your own events
  • Learn about the he equipment required for live streaming
  • Learn about platforms to receive the stream
  • Monetising a live stream
  • Dealing with copyright, PRS and consent
  • Learn to use Wirecast, V-Mix or OBS to live mix, manage content and transcode the stream
  • Using cameras, lighting, microphones and other AV technology to improve a live stream
  • How to stream to major platforms such as Youtube, Facebook Live, Instagram Live, Vimeo, periscope etc
  • Avoiding technical issues and problem solving
  • Backup audio and video recording
  • Offsite presenters that want to present via Zoom

Who should attend this course?

This is a comprehensive course for Event managers, technicians and anyone who wants to produce professional live stream – no prior experience required.

More Details

Learn How to live Stream from the ground upwards.  This course teaches the fundamentals and then though practical sessions takes teaches the student to live stream using OBS, Wirecast or V-Mix.

Learn how to create a slick, attractive and stable live stream and send the content to any streaming platform.

Learn how to problem solve and deal with complex setups, such as working with offsite presenters.

Learn how to combined platforms and software to achieve professional results

Course Details

  • Learn the fundamentals of live streaming
  • Setting up a computer/server for live streaming
  • Learn to use Wirecast, OBS or V-Mix to control the stream
  • Adding pre recorded audio, slides and video content
  • Camera and live video inputs
  • Video capture cards
  • Audio inputs from microphones or a mixing desk
  • Audio interfaces
  • PowerPoint and video switchers
  • Transcoding the stream and codecs
  • Streaming to YouTube
  • Streaming to Periscope
  • Streaming to Vimeo
  • Streaming to Facebook Live
  • Steaming to Instagram Live
  • PRS and copyright
  • Problem solving
  • Lighting and set back drops
  • Pay per view streams
  • RTMP servers and using virtual cameras to stream to Zoom

Course Requirements

  • i7 Mac or PC computer

  • Free account with – desktop app installed on the student's computer prior to the training

  • Demo version of Wirecast and V-mix or free copy of OBS

  • Email address to use to set up dedicated social media accounts for Live streaming

About The Tutor

Olly Howard is a experienced production manager who delivers digital events for leading brands and venues.

Venue Information

Cortex Training’s London office (Maximum four students with social distancing)

alternatively we can host the training at your office or venue (Maximum of eight students, subject to space for social distancing and a risk assessment)