Nashville, TN (February 5, 2015)—Skyville Live, a new monthly music series streamed exclusively from Skyville Live studios in Nashville, recently debuted via the video and audio expertise mobile production specialist TNDV.
Beyond bringing its Elevation truck to the event, TNDV provided crew and streaming services for the premiere event, which featured performances from Gladys Knight, Martina McBride and R&B artist Estelle. TNDV’s turnkey services incorporated an interactive social media element, using Renewed Vision’s Pro Presenter 5 software to generate a real-time administered Twitter feed in full-screen and lower-third formats.
“The debut of Skyville Live required a turnkey mobile production service to support several live, broadcast-quality web streams, along with a full crew to capture multiple camera angles for future use in post-production,” said Nic Dugger, owner and president, TNDV. “This shoot required a great deal of creative skill to capture the intimacy of the performances, and utilized our technology, expertise and crewing to achieve the desired production results.”
The eight-camera shoot captured the event from three perspectives for the live webcast, which was supported using TNDV’s signal encoding infrastructure on board Elevation, and multiplatform streaming delivery from Blue Scout Media, a CDN based in Texas. Viewers could switch between the live performances, a robotic camera following the production team working on Elevation and the performances from the backstage vantage point. All HD streams delivered a live multichannel audio mix produced on-board Elevation.
TNDV additionally employed its Aja KiPro video recorders and Avid Pro Tools audio recording system to capture the feeds for post production. All multi-camera, multi-tracked content was delivered to Skyville Live producers following the event, with the goal of distributing a program to media outlets in the near future.
“With music being at the forefront of the Skyville Live online experience, high-quality audio is one of the most important elements we looked for when considering production partners,” said Wally Wilson, executive producer, Skyville Live.