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Studio G : How To Use the Space

A guide to using the equipment in the Studio G space and control room
Live Broadcasting: General Information

 

Users of the studio can stream/broadcast anything they have the rights to.

You have the opportunity to broadcast your footage live on a number of platforms. 

Click here for information on how to use the live overlay system.

 

Instead of streaming, users can live capture and save as a video file.

Click here for information on how to live capture your shoot.

Setting up Live Broadcasting

 

You have the opportunity to broadcast your footage live on a number of platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, etc.

The Library Media Labs use a streaming software called OBS that is open source and free to use. You can download it for yourself here: https://obsproject.com/

 


 

  • Use the archiving station in B2 to set up your broadcast

 

 


 

  • Open the program OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) Studio

 


 

  • Open Settings to define where your stream will be sent to

 

 

  • By default, the setting are set to stream to the Library Media Labs YouTube channel. If this is what you want, simply 'Start Streaming'

 

  • If you want to send your stream to a different channel, you will need to understand how to use OBS 

 


 

  • Click Start Streaming when you are ready to begin broadcasting your live stream

 

 


 

Click here for information on what is acceptable to stream to the Library Media Labs YouTube channel

Live Capturing

 

If you do not want to live stream to a particular channel or live streaming account, you can also live capture straight onto the archiving station's storage drive.

It is important to keep in mind that the settings are set to record at 4K by default and will create a large file, but you can change the settings of the live capture program to make it record in HD.

 


 

  • Use the archiving station in B2 to set up your live capture

 

 


 

  • Open the program Blackmagic Media Express 

 

 


 

  • Go to Edit > Preferences

 

 

 

  • Select the resolution of your capture (either 2160p/4K or 1080p/HD) in the drop-down menu next to Project Video Format

 

  • Click Browse under 'Capture audio and video to' to choose where your capture will be saved