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

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 (Maximum): 1280x720 (720p)
    - 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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