Mark your calendars: ScreencastCamp 2014

Every summer, from age 8 through 17, my parents would send me off to 2 weeks of summer camp in northern Michigan. And, I loved everything about it – archery, backpacking, learning about nature, making friendship bracelets, canoeing, drinking bug juice and more. I learned a lot at camp and made lifelong friends. Want to relive the fun from summer camp and learn a lot? Come to TechSmith's 4th annual ScreencastCamp this summer! You will learn all about screencasting and making videos, meet Continue reading

ScreencastCamp 2013 Session Content

What is ScreencastCamp? For those who are wondering, “What the heck is a ScreencastCamp?” ScreencastCamp is where screencasters from all over the country gather to network, learn, and collaborate to grow as screencasters. The un-conference event is setup in a way that allows the participants to pick topics, lead the discussion on that topic, and share knowledge in sessions. The event boosts learning with an open environment. If you love making screencasts and learning about technology, but was Continue reading

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Scott Skibell

Get happy: TechSmith's annual ScreencastCamp is just a couple weeks away! Can you believe it?! One of the coolest things about ScreencastCamp is that it brings together people who may not otherwise have an opportunity to meet. It's a can't-miss chance to get to know people with similar interests, and to learn something new! Be sure to check out our other interviews to make sure you're all caught up before camp! Today we're taking the time to get to know a little more about pro screencaster, Continue reading

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: #ladygeeks Shari Sloane and Katie Regan

Get happy: TechSmith's annual ScreencastCamp is just three weeks away! One of the coolest things about ScreencastCamp is that it brings together people who may not otherwise have an opportunity to meet. It’s a can’t-miss chance to get to know people with similar interests, and to learn something new! This week we're getting to know the #ladygeeks, Shari Sloane and Katie Regan. Shari and Katie met by chance at an education conference in New York and became fast friends due to their passion Continue reading

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Lori Banaszak

Get happy: TechSmith's annual ScreencastCamp is just a month away! Can you believe it?! One of the coolest things about ScreencastCamp is that it brings together people who may not otherwise have an opportunity to meet. It's a can't-miss chance to get to know people with similar interests, and to learn something new! As an intro to camp, it's important to us to get to know more about our attendees - both for our own sake, and that of other attendees! After all, it is YOU who will make the conference Continue reading

What are sessions like at ScreencastCamp?

What's unique about an unconference or BarCamp like ScreencastCamp is that the content of the sessions is always a surprise! As an unconference newb attendee in 2011, I will admit being a bit nervous about the whole thing. "You mean, people just show up, talk for awhile, and a conference agenda emerges?" Yep, that's about how it works. It's a bit of a leap of faith, but when you've seen it happen once, it's easier to believe it will happen again. Which is why I thought it might be helpful Continue reading

A report from ScreencastCamp Germany

ScreencastCamp has gone global! Inspired by the ScreencastCamp held at TechSmith’s headquarters in Michigan each summer, Anton Bollen, TechSmith’s European Evangelist and author of the German TechSmith Blog, and Andreas Pilz, a Camtasia trainer and professional screencaster, organized TechSmith’s first international ScreencastCamp in Nürnberg, Germany. Background Barcamps and Themecamps have become increasingly popular in Germany.  In fact, there are over 80 events in the country Continue reading