TriCaster Advanced

2 days
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Course Description

This two day course will explain how to customize VSE included sets and how to create your own custom Two Box set while learning the basics to VSE. You will also learn how to make your own custom transition while learning Animation Store Creator. From there we dive into LiveText2 stand alone where you will learn how to use its many built-in database features as well as learn to make a high end lower third Title Template to use in a live production. We wrap up this advance class with using iVGA and iVGA Pro to integrate a computer into a Live production using Skype while learning some advance audio interfacing to facilitate the Skype interface.

Who Should Attend

This course is for any live video production personnel and those that want to learn how to make custom Transitions, custom LiveSets, custom Title Templates and integrating a computer into a live production.


  • Knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects/Motion/Compositing program
  • Taken the TriCaster Intro class or is a NewTek Certified TriCaster OP.

Course Outline

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Day 1

Lesson 1: Animation Store Creator

  • Navigating the user interface
  • Importing an animation from After Effects
  • Setting cut frame, Icon, sending to live and testing the Transition
  • Understanding the matte layer
  • Understanding the Warp layer

Lesson 2: VSE2

  • Navigating the user interface
  • Customizing an included set
  • Preparing a custom set inside Photoshop
  • Importing the Photoshop project and sending the custom LiveSet to live
  • Testing the custom LiveSet

Day 2

Lesson 3: LiveText2

  • Navigating the user interface
  • Customizing an included template
  • Sending a Title to the TriCaster Live
  • Understanding DataLink to interface external data into a title page
  • Adding a high end look to your titles via gradients and texturing

Lesson 4: iVGA and iVGA Pro

  • Understanding the computer specs needed to use iVGA and iVGA Pro
  • Navigating the user interfaces
  • Bring a Power Point, Web page and YouTube into a TriCaster live production
  • Setting up advance audio to allow a mix minus to the Skype computer on the TriCaster