Will your teleprompter work with my camera?
Yes. Our prompters will work with your camera as long as your lens is 150mm (about 6 inches) or less in diameter.
Are there any delivery charges?
No, there are no delivery charges. Your teleprompter technician and teleprompter will arrive at the same time.
What are the insurance requirements to rent a teleprompter?
How does my teleprompter operator load my script?
You will give your typed script in advance in electronic form to your teleprompter operator, usually on a flash drive. Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx), Rich Text Format (.rtf) , Text (.txt) or are the best formats. PDFs don’t work well with teleprompters.
One thing to keep in mind is not to use bullet points, indentations, and multiple colors, unless that’s the way you want them to appear that way in the prompter.
What is a teleprompter?
A teleprompter is a device that electronically reflects words on a two-way mirror placed in front of the camera lens. As the script is read, a teleprompter operator controls the flow of the words. Simply put, a teleprompter is an electronic cue card that allows you to read while maintaining eye contact with your audience. The teleprompter operator controls the pace of the words that appear on the teleprompter. A good teleprompter operator will control operate the prompter based on the speed of your reading, and will speed up when you speed up, and will slow down, when you slow down, and stop if you stop.
Will having a teleprompter help me to deliver my message or speech?
Yes, If you are speaking to a live audience, presidential teleprompters gives the audience an illusion that you are speaking directly to them while you are reading from the teleprompter.
Why should I use a teleprompter during a video shoot?
Producing during on location presents all sorts of challenges. One challenge that can be easily avoided is that of multiple retakes because your talent is trying to remember his or her script while trying to convey naturally and convincingly the message. This is where the advantages of a teleprompter come in.
The placement of the teleprompter allows your talent to make eye contact with the audience by looking directly at the camera while conveying his message – which an important key in effective communication.
Allocate enough time to make revisions to the script. Revisions are commonly made during on most shoots.