When Crew can help

‘Crew’, in StagTV conversations, can mean one of two things Whichever people are in a livestream ‘crew’ for a particular event Surrey Stage Crew, the society The storage and equipment organised by USSU, Ian Lipp, and the above society There will often be large events, typically live events, when StagTV will either collaborate with Crew,… read more »


NDI is basically magic. It’s far too good to be true. It’s also free. Now that’s out the way, here’s what you need to know! What is it? NDI (Network Device Interface) is basically a way of sending video signals over network. In software like Livestream you can output things as NDI sources, which then… read more »


Overview Tripods are good and something you should probably understand because they’re used a lot. Luckily, they’re reasonably easy to understand so shouldn’t cause too many traumatic experiences (as long as you don’t hit yourself/someone else with it). Set up Open up the tripod so it can stand up by itself (some of the tripods… read more »


Overview: Like most things/people in the office, cameras are important and very breakable so don’t drop them or they will complain, loudly. We generally use three types of cameras- the Canon, the GH4s and the SONYs. The cameras have a little hole on the bottom of them which allows you to attach them to the… read more »

Premiere Pro

We generally use Premiere Pro to edit our videos (although other software is available if needed). This is basic guide to editing in Premiere- more detail will be added once it is learnt by the lovely person writing this post. Starting up To start a new project, open Premiere and once it loads up (unsurprisingly)… read more »


For our Livestreams, we use some fancy software called Livestream Studio that is installed on the Stream PC (the very very big heavy black box in the office). This post will outline how to set up the Stream PC, set up Livestream Studio and go live! Setting up the Stream PC We generally keep any… read more »

Office Equipment Locations

There are a lot of cupboards, shelves, and drawers in the office. Most are labelled, but it may still be hard to find equipment, or know where to put it back. This page is the definitive guide to equipment location. The order of this page begins on the left-hand side as you enter the office,… read more »

Connecting Cameras

We have a range of cameras with different outputs and a even wider range of inputs! This page explains how to match them all up! The Stream PC’s Inputs The Stream PC can have up to 7 active inputs at once. One of those is 4K. Below is a fully labelled Stream PC. As you… read more »

Finished filming? – What to do next

So you’ve just finished filming, you have a load of footage and you’ve got back to the office. You’re now wondering where you put that footage and what are you going to do with it, this page explains just that! Where do I put my footage and other bits of media/content?  

Remote Desktop/Storage

Sometimes you need to access some footage stored on the macs or do some editing from home, luckily we have a way of doing that! However you do need access to certain accounts, so not just anyone can do that. Remote Desktop Both of the Mac’s can be accessed through google Chrome’s remote screen sharing… read more »