Multicam editing is not just for broadcast TV. Technology is constantly getting smaller, faster, and cheaper. Increasingly, complex multicamera production systems that were once the exclusive domain of major recording acts, broadcast networks, and film studios are now available to just about anyone with a message and a live show. Meanwhile, more and more venues are calling for multicam production, which means one thing for everyone reading this book: more jobs.

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