Homeland Elegies: A Conversation with Ayad Akhtar

For the Fisher Center's virtual platform: UPSTREAMING, Sean directed a live stream conversation moderated by Bard College’s Director of Written Arts and MacArthur Fellow Dinaw Mengestu with Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Ayad Akhtar, centered on his new novel Homeland Elegies followed by a Q&A with the virtual audience.


For the stream, Sean used Livestream Studio with NDI intergration to pipe in Mengestu and Akhtar's conversation from Skype and connected to the Fisher Center's various platforms. Sean was tasked with operating downstream key effects highlighting Fisher Center marketing language and acknowledging sponsorship partners. Prior to the event, Sean met with all parties to test their connections and setups, ensuring a successful stream


Please visit this link to learn more about the event:

https://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/ayad-akhtar/