So You Want To Do A Livestream?


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Mon Feb 1st 5:00pm-6:30pm 1 Days
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Mon Mar 1st 5:00pm-6:30pm 1 Days
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Sat Mar 6th 3:00pm-4:30pm 1 Days

So You Want To Do A Livestream?

So you want to get started with Livestreaming? Join us on this super informative Fire Tech Experience, and we’ll help you get set up with one of the best tools available, OBS. We’ll show you what settings should you use in OBS to improve the quality of your streams and how to add effects and transitions to add that element of polish to your stream.




Laptop, required

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Course highlights

How to create a Livestream

How to create a Livestream

How to connect to the main livestreaming platforms and get started

How to setup OBS

How to setup OBS

A guide to getting OBS set up to allow you to livestream

Adding extra flavour to your livestream

Adding extra flavour to your livestream

Making your livestream look more polished using various tools in OBS and beyond

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Course Overview

So you’ve decided that you want to start livestreaming to one of the major platforms, but what does that mean? How can you share your desktop and a webcam simultaneously to the stream? How can you easily change between different layouts? How can you get cool transitions, stingers and other effects into your stream?

That’s where OBS comes in. Short for Open Broadcaster Software, OBS is the package that you should use to achieve all of these things in your streams. But how can you get it set up to use? That’s where this experience comes in.

Learn how to get set up with OBS. What settings should you use? How do you connect it to Twitch or YouTube? How should you arrange your inputs? What if you want to stream from a game? How can you add cool transitions and other effects to your stream? Where can you find more information? We’ll cover all of this and more.

FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar-style, with the main presenter demonstrating a new interesting aspect of technology and learning, and taking questions from attendees.

What your child will learn

  • The basics of setting up a Livestream
  • The basics of using OBS
  • Advanced settings in OBS to improve the video and audio quality of your stream
  • Adding transitions and other effects to give your stream more polish
  • How to livestream like a boss!

So You Want To Do A Livestream? FAQs

Questions and answers of the customers