Stage TEN is optimized for media integration to take your show to the next level. Brand backgrounds, lower thirds and add pre-recorded video are some ways to make your show stand out. Follow these instructions to design your show the way you want.

Overlay Size Specifications - 720p

Overlay Size Specifications - 1080p

Supported Formats

To view overlay examples, download a package of sample assets.

  • PNGs

  • JPGs

  • Webp

  • AVIF

  • MP4s:
    Optimal video settings:
    - Codec: H.264/AVC (note: H.265/HEVC is NOT supported)
    - Profile: Baseline
    - Level: 41
    - Keyframe Interval: 2 (1 keyframe / 2 seconds)
    - B-Frames: 0
    - Bitrange Range: 1500-6000 Kbps (1.5-6.0 Mbps)
    - Resolution: 1280x720 (720p) or 1920x1080 (1080p)
    - Frame Rate: 30 FPS or 60 FPS

  • Optimal audio settings:
    - Codec: AAC
    - Profile: LC
    - Sample Rate: 48000
    - Bitrate: 96-160 Kbps

IMPORTANT: Make sure that your video clips have an audio track, even if there is no sound.

Motion Graphics & Special FX

Want to create cool animations or effects? Create a .webm file which allows for a transparent background for motion graphics. Simply follow the steps below and drag your file into the “Full Screen Overlay” box for a full screen effect or “Lower Third” box to make your names or call-outs pop.

How to Create a WEBM file: support of transparency

Note: The following workflow is specific to converting videos that were created in After Effects.

  • Make sure the transparency grid is toggled on in your composition. A white and grey grid will show.

  • Create your overlay

  • When adding to the Render Queue, select the following settings:
    - Output Module
    - Format: Quicktime
    - Video Output: RBG + Alpha
    - Format Options: Animation
    - Output To: name your .mov, then Render

The QuickTime movie file you've created can now be converted to a WEBM by using a MOV to WEBM online converter:

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