Teleprompter Hell! Every teleprompter job is a whole new adventure, each with its own unique and exciting challenges and situations to conquer. This particular instance was so memorable for the series of hurdles that had to be overcome to get to the finish line. From time problems to tech problems to security guard problems, they […]

 Teleprompter Types   Teleprompter Types   1) Standard Teleprompter Through-the-Lens On-Camera   There are two different physical types of on-camera prompters. The first is ‘Standard size’ – these range from 11” and can go up to 21”.  These teleprompters function in two ways:  They operate “On-Camera”,  that is, they are secured between the tripod and the camera […]

Best Price Teleprompter Rental   By Amy Bursor, NYC Prompter Princess     OK, so you have a video shoot coming up and you need a teleprompter. But, you want the best price. And so you tell your production assistant to go and get you a good deal on a really cheap teleprompter rental. He/she […]

Get a good job as a Teleprompter Operator By Amy Bursor A teleprompter, aka autocue, is a computerized device that cues actors their lines and prompts anchors with their scripts. Basically there are three types of prompters: 1. The standard teleprompter or autocue, which is generally placed before the lens of the camera. The talent […]

    Commercials: Rise of the Teleprompter   By Erin Carter Do you remember the really horrible (teleprompter free) advertising of the 80’s? No? How old are you?! Anyway, when I was a lad, local commercials were hilariously bad.  It was obvious they were reading from cue cards, or were just plain uncomfortable in front […]

Green Day for a Green Earth Call us at 818-434-9660 Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Promotes a better World When I was told I was going to prompt for Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, I kinda freaked out a bit. It wasn’t a Liam Neeson or Hugh Jackman freak out, but it was […]

In the Home of Phil Donahue   Phil Donahue guest stars on Marlo’s new webseries “Good Joke” I know I’ve written about it before, but I’m completely blown away by the home of Phil Donahue and Marlo Thomas. This place is, as we say, redonkulous. It was designed in 2009 by famous modern architect Charles […]

The X Prize Foundation is My Favorite Foundation     If you don’t know what the X Prize Foundation is, I don’t know who you are. Just kidding, but seriously the X Prize foundation is super cool. They take donations from around the world, and offer it up as a prize for finding solutions to […]