Autocue hire Manchester
One of the most essential pieces of kit we have in the studio for your hire is the teleprompter. If you don’t know what an autocue or teleprompter is you’ll certainly have seen one. Most often used in relation to the news you may be surprised to learn they are a staple of many corporate video and commercials. As scripts alter or fatigue sets in it’s always nice to be able to support your talent by offering them a teleprompter that means they can see and read their script comfortably. It’s also useful if your presenter is not a professional and needs a helping hand. A prompter or autocue like ours uses a trapezoidal lens reflecting the words from its’s screen so your talent can read the text.
We have three of these teleprompters available to hire from our Manchester studios.
This prompter is very different from the kind that people use with their Ipad and is, in all honesty, orders of magnitude better. First of
Oftentimes scripts can be altered at the last minute sending your talent into a
What people love about the autocue:
- Scripts can be given to the talent on the day
- Scripts can be altered as you shoot
- It takes the stress from talent having to learn lines. This can be a real boon in product or video for SME’s when the business owner wishes to deliver the company message.
What people hate about the autocue:
- “We want to avoid sounding like its being read.”
That’s more of
- “We want to avoid looking like its being read.”
We’re familiar with the darting of the eyes from one side of the screen to the other that we occasionally see you on TV. This is down to a poorly set-up teleprompter. There’s an inbuilt setting that allows text to be structured directly in the
An ideal partner for our soundproof studio
Most clients opt to use the autocue in concert with our soundproof studio. It’s a fantastic location and, if time is of the essence, combining the uninterrupted filming experience of the soundproof studio with the speed of shooting associated with using the autocue many scripts can be delivered in a shooting day.
The Teleprompter can be hired both in the studio and out and about
The teleprompter is probably the most hired piece of equipment in our arsenal. It can not only display text but also can be used with PowerPoint presentations which