16 blog posts found matching keyword search for: game coverage
2016 RIO Olympic Coverage: One for the Ages
Ok, so lets start off slow so your can (maybe) wrap your mind around just how much time, money, (1.23 billion paid in rights fees alone in the U.S.) equipment, and logistics, go into this awesome spectacle called the 2016 Rio Olympics. But before we can move forward lets go backwards just for a second so one can understand and compare the scope of the production. Lets say you’ve been asked to produce a local college basketball game. Maybe 6 to 8 weeks out. No problem. One or two production trucks, maybe eight or 10 cameras, gfx, transmission, audio, just one venue.
Published on Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:22 AM
Get off the Sidelines & Into the Game: Producing Pro Sporting Events with Technician Films
MLB, PGA, NFL. What do all three (and more) of these amazing sports organizations have in common? That's simple, the work of Technician Films. Tom Wells of Technician Films in Atlanta tells us how he combats mundane and mediocre television production, with all star, hard-hitting projects, one sporting event at a time.
Published on Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:02 AM
Going for the Gold: Producing the Olympics
Is it just me, or does it seem like the Summer Olympics just happened yesterday? In reality, the 2018 Winter Olympics, which will be in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are right around the corner. Now more than ever, there is an ever-increasing demand for complete Olympic coverage on every delivery platform. Technical logistics and planning along with perfect execution are taking on a whole new meaning. HD and 4K HDR?
Published on Friday, January 19, 2018 9:22 AM
In Review: LiveU Solo
The LiveU Solo delivers when it matters the most. In game, live and with no loss of continuity! And continuity is so important. I thought about that as I was getting ready to shoot a couple of important basketball games. I should say very important games since it was going test it out for my daughter’s team. No pressure!
Published on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:00 AM
Signiant technology moves media for the Winter Games and other major sports events
Since their inception, the Summer and Winter Games have endeavored to transcend linguistic and cultural differences through the universal love of sport. However, they haven’t always been the global affair that they are today. The first modern games in 1896 only included 14 nations. Today, 206 countries have official organizing committees to support the Winter and Summer Games. And, while not all nations have athletes at every game, all nations have people who tune in.
Published on Monday, February 12, 2018 10:00 AM
Sports Production Goes All In: Next Level Technologies Drive the Viewer Experience
We have to start with the Super Bowl. Every year millions of viewers gather in living rooms and man caves all over America and the world to soak in the spectacle that has become one of the most-viewed sporting events of the year. Think about it. Two weeks of pure hype leading up to Super Bowl Sunday. Five Million Dollars for a thirty-second spot. Countless hours of pre-game analysis and breakdown of almost every aspect of what is to come. A whirlwind symphony of production personnel by the hundreds and new technology with one goal. That one goal is to make the viewer experience unforgettable.
Published on Monday, February 6, 2017 12:27 PM
Live Sports Production is on the Rise
There is no doubt about it: a lot of people love to watch sports. Viewership for the NFL alone was up 5% in 2018. That rising number also translates into increased production opportunities for all of us. But who is booking these productions and how are they getting the job done?
Published on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:00 AM
College Sports Production: Big Remote Truck or Streaming?
The demand for live televised college sports has never been higher. From all of the biggest and best college football programs to sports that you may never have seen before, the heat is on to produce the type of high production quality that viewers expect. With colleges and conferences building their own networks, it's no wonder that crews are busier than ever. Where do we start?
Published on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 9:00 AM
The Magic of Sports Production: Taking Sports Production and Viewers to a Whole New Level
Over the years I have had the opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds in sports production. Everybody involved in the production side of things has brought their own unique style and expertise to the table - outstanding producers and directors, technical directors, audio engineers with mad skills, rock solid camera ops, and dare I say hundreds of other technicians, grips, and production assistants, and just a lot of other people that make great sports productions happen. But all of the people I have just mentioned whether they were part of a big crew, or of just a crew of two have one thing in common.
Published on Monday, February 5, 2018 11:00 AM
How Old Media is Embracing Online Video and New Media: Streaming Media Recap
by Nina StreichThe panel opened with the question, “Has old media died off?” and the interesting factoid that social media has now exceeded porn as the most used aspect of the internet.All the panelists agreed that the distinction between old and new media is shrinking. Mina Seetharaman (MS) said that everyone used to think of TV as old media but now all media - new or old - goes through a pipe.
Published on Friday, May 31, 2013 2:00 PM
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