Guide: Live-Streaming for Performance-Makers
This detailed guide shows you a tried and trusted way to live-stream theatre, dance opera etc. performances that is low-cost and high-quality. Some of what is covered here is Mac specific - namely the use of QLab for playback and queuing; and Syphon - an app that we’ll use to share video between applications. We’ll use OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) for streaming which is a brilliant option for budget constrained productions.
While this guide is technical in nature, it is aimed at the not-very-technical (we’re all at least a bit technical these days) and aims to cover everything you need to know to live-stream a basic production.
You’ll be able to follow along with the video parts of this guide using just the webcam of your Mac. You will also need a QLab video license once we get there, although you can rent one for 24hrs for $4 (see below).
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