OG 131 Thunder Basic Course


Suggested length: 2 days


In this 2-day course you will learn how to import, organize, and play stills and clips to air from the Thunder workstation. This course is helpful for anyone responsible for importing, organizing, or playing items using Thunder.


This course targets:

  • Individuals responsible for importing, organizing or playing items using Thunder
  • Technical directors and directors


  • Windows competency and a basic understanding of video technology are recommended
  • On-air or production experience is ideal


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Clip databases for efficient media organization
  • Import file-based media into Thunder
  • Use Thunder AutoWatch for an efficient import workflow
  • Use sequences for Thunder playlists
  • Preview and trim clips
  • Use one channel to cue and play clips with bugs and PostDeko graphics
  • Play items and sequences to air with the Shotbox option
  • Use Thunder Shortcuts for playing items to air quickly