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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
High School Students Use New, Free Technology to Produce Live Election Coverage — Just Like the Networks
As technology advances, it not only expands the palate of creative opportunities but also lowers the barrier of entry, allowing more people to participate. It’s a corollary to Moore’s Law, and television production is no exception. Once the bastion of big companies, specialized equipment, and large budgets, the barrier to entry has lowered enough for high schools with limited resources to operate at a level equal to that of many professional studios.
Published on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 11:25 AM
Ncam ‘Drops In’ Live Augmented Reality Characters at the Fortnite World Cup Finals
The recent Fortnite World Cup Finals, staged by Epic Games at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, was a landmark event for the esports movement. Its $30m prize purse saw what is already forecast to be a $1bn esports industry next year truly break through to widespread mainstream coverage. And one of the key elements to its sophisticated broadcast operation was a ground-breaking deployment of Ncam technology that allowed for an unprecedented level of augmented reality coverage rendered in real-time at 1080p60 in Unreal Engine 4.
Published on Friday, November 15, 2019 10:00 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
How much audio is too much? The challenge of object-based audio
Audio has always played a major part in entertainment media. It has made the big screen in the cinema not only seem bigger but also enveloped the audience with music and sound effects to further wrap them up in the visual story. This approach has also been exploited by television - particularly for sports coverage and video games.
Published on Friday, May 28, 2021 10:00 AM
What Truly Makes the Carl Zeiss Compact CZ.2 Lens One of a Kind
"Due to the bigger image circle the Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30 has no distortion or vignetting in the corners on Super 35 sensors (Sweet Spot Effect). Due to the full frame coverage, all members of the Compact Zoom lens family cover the RED Dragon senor at 6K. There is no other competitor cine-style lens that can do the same at this point." Learn what makes this lens one of a kind, along with its show reel & more.
Published on Thursday, May 8, 2014 1:00 PM
Claudia Raschke DP Pays Homage in a "Beautiful Love Letter" to Civil Rights Activist Pauli Murray in Latest Film
We're continuing our Sundance coverage with an exclusive interview with Claudia Raschke, DP of My Name is Pauli Murray — a beautiful love letter look at the life and career of the American civil and women’s rights activist Pauli Murray, the first African-American woman to be ordained as an Episcopal priest.
Published on Monday, March 29, 2021 6:00 PM
Virtual NAB Show 2020 Part II: The Latest
As promised, I told you that there would be a Part ll of our 2020 Virtual NAB coverage. So here it is! There is so much going on that I (almost) don’t know where to start except to add one thing - I can tell you that all of the companies that I deal with have really stepped up their game. Whether it is online tutorials, webinars, or virtual press conferences, they are making their presence known.
Published on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:00 AM
3 Tips for Capturing Outstanding Red Carpet Footage
Early 2014 signals the arrival of awards season. Starting with the Golden Globes on January 12, the Grammy’s on January 26, through the Academy Awards on March 2, the stars are out in full regalia, and celebrity shooters like Michael Goldberg are on hand to capture it all. Conveniently based in Beverly Hills, his company, CelebrityFootage™, has been shooting celebs on the red carpet for over 20 years. And today this ever-growing collection of historical and up to the moment clips is available for editorial coverage, royalty-free from Shutterstock .Like anything else, shooting celebrities at live events has its own quirks and criteria and no one knows the ins and outs better than Goldberg. Here are Michael Goldberg’s tips for creating the perfect shot.
Published on Monday, January 20, 2014 10:57 AM
IBC 2017: The “Must See” List
There are a lot of IBC preview lists (including our own) but I wanted to wait until the last minute so I could get you some of the latest info about IBC. So now, with IBC here, it is a perfect time to check out some of the latest gear that will be on display in the exhibition halls in Amsterdam. It is true that almost nothing beats actually getting on the floor to get some hands on time with the new stuff. But sometimes you just can’t get there. We get it. So if you can’t be there, don’t worry, ProductionHUB has you covered. But don’t think we are going to stop there. We plan to continue on extensive coverage during, and after IBC too. Make sure you are checking out the latest show updates on IBCHUB.com. Let’s Go!
Published on Friday, September 15, 2017 8:01 AM
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