What Is an Audiovisual Production Specialist?
An audiovisual production specialist is a person who knows a lot about sound and video, and these people are usually used to facilitate productions at conferences or seminars. Find out why it's important for audiovisual production specialists to know how to set up and run technical equipment with help from a producer in this free video on audiovisual production.
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In a lot of the major hotels and conference centers, banquet centers, you have what's called an Audio Visual Production Specialist. Well, what do they do? An Audio Visual Production Specialist is just that, a specialist in audio, visual production. So, usually they're pretty technical, they'll know things about sound, they'll know things about video, and they'll be able to be the "go to guy" to facilitate all of the things that need to happen within production at a convention or at a seminar or at a banquet within like in a hotel. An Audio Visual Production Specialist usually oversees the video guys, the sound guys, the guys that run the projectors and the guys that run the cabling. So usually, they have a pretty good grasp on how to set everything up, whether it be video or audio or LCD, projectors, computers and those types of things. They're a techie, they know how to run things and set them up. So they're the "go to guy" that manages the functions at those types of events. Usually within a production company, you have all sorts of people that do different tasks. But, within a hotel usually they operate a little differently because sometimes they sub-out their video guys, their sound guys and their production staff. But usually they'll have a handful of people within their hotel staff that are Audio Video Production Specialists.