Welcome To Pro Video Talent.
Our Specialty Is Live Streaming Your Awards.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

  • q-iconHow Is Facebook Different From Streaming On A Website?

    Facebook is a digital platform, and its requirements for audio are different than typical website streaming. For instance, it’s possible to use analog sound and broadcast to a website. However, Facebook is set up for digital audio. An analog signal will either come out very low or perhaps not at all.

    You will need specialized software and hardware to broadcast, and you must make sure the audio coming into your system is digital.

    Many companies are recording video of events and or broadcasting the video live to a website.  Make sure the company you choose has experience broadcasting on Facebook. It’s platform is unique, but well worth it.

  • q-iconHow Can I Cover My Cost Of Live Streaming?

    In almost every broadcast we have done, sponsors have covered the cost of our services. Live broadcasting on Facebook provides so much additional benefit to the sponsors. Therefore, it makes sense that any company that already backs your organization will also be interested in making a bigger impact.

    In addition, in some cases, the audio-visual company already working the event will be using a switcher and providing much of the “production”. In that case, the cost of live broadcasting and recording the video is minimal.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • q-iconWhat Should I Do As An Event Organizer To Ensure The Broadcast Goes Well?

    First, be sure to vet your live streaming company. Ask for references. Be sure the company has experience broadcasting on Facebook.

    Second, do some live stream testing with your Facebook page in advance. You will need to give the company access to your page by making someone in the company a Facebook editor. Next, set up some simple live stream promotion of the event, just to test and make sure the equipment is working. It is important to test on your page in advance.

    Third, be sure to set up a conference call with you and the Audio Visual company and your live streaming company. Make sure they understand exactly how they will work together. Make sure the roles are clearly defined. If possible, both companies should agree to record the event video. That way, if one fails to do so, you have a back up.

    The live streaming company need specialized software and hardware to broadcast, and  the audio going out to Facebook must be digital, not analog.

    Many companies are recording video of events and or broadcasting the video live to a website.  Make sure the company you choose has experience broadcasting on Facebook. The Facebook platform is unique, but well worth it.

  • q-iconHow Much Does Live Streaming Cost?

    That’s always the question. The answer is complex. If there is an A-V team on site, they may already take care of the lighting. In some cases, the A-V team has a switcher and can provide the audio and video needed. The live streaming company simply connects to the switcher and provides the equipment for recording the video and live streaming it. If no lighting, microphones, or cameras are needed, the cost could be minimal, possibly as low as about $3,000.

    Keep in mind, in that case, your live streaming company still MUST:

    Be sure the A-V company can provide a digital audio and video signal. Go on site and test the wired internet connection at the event space and make sure it is strong enough to broadcast live. And, go live on your Facebook page in advance just to test.

    In other cases, the A-V team might just be providing audio and lighting. In that case, your live streaming team will need to have 1-4 cameras, depending on your needs and budget. They will also need a computer for capturing your powerpoint graphics used in the production. If videos are used in your event production, your streaming company will also need those ahead of time.

    As you can see, each event is different and pricing depends on the extent of services and time your live streaming company will spend on your project.

Get Our Guide: Three Steps For A Great Live Awards Ceremony

This simple and easy guide takes you through every step of planning your awards ceremony if you would like to go live on Facebook and or on your company website.

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Full Service Video Production & On Camera Talent

We Offer Full Service Video Production

Our background is video production, and we've been doing it for more than 10 years. Many of our clients need to create videos to be shown during the live event. Whether it's a long narrative video about something you've accomplished during the year or ads for your sponsors or perhaps nominee profiles, we can do all that.

We also have access to polished, professional on camera talent. If you need an emcee or on camera talent for your Facebook LIVE promotions, we have you covered on that, too.

After the event, get more exposure for your honorees, your sponsors, and your organization. We edit each winner's individual clip and make it easy for the winners to download their clips. When recipients share the videos on their website and social media, everybody wins!

Live Streaming Is A Win, Win, Win!

Going Live Is A Win For Honorees, Sponsors, & Your Organization!

  • More Recognition For Your Best & Brightest Stars

    Your award recipients aren’t just getting recognition in front of fellow associates. Friends and relatives can watch from anywhere in the world and can congratulate as the event is happening.

  • Get More Money From Event Sponsors

    Your sponsors are backing your event in order to become more widely known throughout your organization. Imagine how much they would pay if now each award recipient used the video clip on social media. Now the recipient and their friends and relatives see sponsor logos. Your vendors may also be willing to discount if given a credit on your live video and the chance to share the video on their Facebook page.

  • Your Organization Is The Big Winner

    You win big because your sponsors get more recognition. Your honorees get more recognition. And, you’ve taken your event from one room to a worldwide audience and probably covered all your production costs with additional sponsorship dollars. Now, get ready for a raise!

Why Pro Video Talent?

  • We Are A Team

    We don’t just see ourselves as a vendor pushing buttons on the night of your biggest event of the year. We work with you as part of your team. We help you promote your event leading up to the big night. We advise our clients about how sponsors are usually willing to underwrite the cost of the production. We work closely with your A-V team or we use one of our AV partners. We provide turn key services that are customized to your exact needs. We know the only way that we succeed is for you to enjoy the best possible event!

  • Planning Ahead

    Live Streaming shouldn’t be difficult for our clients. We know exactly what our checklist needs to include. We check for bandwidth at the event site. We survey the site and meet with the A-V company well in advance. We customize a plan for promoting the event. Then, we go through an extensive checklist to make sure everything is working as it should be. No surprises on your big night.

  • We Use Experienced Professionals and Specialized Equipment

    On the night of your live stream, you won’t find inexperienced freelancers. You will find an experienced team who works together and has the knowledge needed to make sure things go as planned. Our team has the right equipment, designed specifically for live web streaming and live Facebook streaming, and we have extensive knowledge in those areas.


What Do Our Clients Say?

Sachi Koto Sachi Koto, Who's Who In Asian American Communities

Pro Video Talent live streamed our awards ceremonies, and it was a huge success. People all over the world watched because our award recipients have relatives in various countries throughout the world. We are very much an international association. Having the event live streamed gave the honorees great satisfaction in that friends and relatives actually viewed the event live. In previous years, participants have had to wait over a year for the final video. Not anymore. Pro Video Talent did an excellent job and I would highly recommend them.

Jesse Morado Jesse Morado, NARI Atlanta

Having our biggest awards ceremony of the year streamed live on Facebook was beyond exciting. The members and sponsors were thrilled! The element of live broadcasting added an extra amount of enthusiasm. We not only had the chance to broadcast our award ceremony live on Facebook, but we are thrilled to have a beautifully produced archive video of the event. This was a big win for us. We would not have considered this without knowing Donna Davis at Pro Video Talent. She is a trusted member and video professional, and we knew we were in good hands.

Pro Video Talent is located in Atlanta, GA.   We'd Love To Hear From You.

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