Recent Posts by Fabrice Marinoni, French Correspondent

Tour de France: Immersive innovations help France Télévisions tell the story of each Stage

Jean-Maurice Ooghe is currently directing the 23rd production of the Tour de France for France Télévisions. The early Stages this week are largely benign for the peloton, before heading into the high mountains and individual time trial challenges towards the end of Week Two of the race. Over the years and thanks to the new […]  More

Euro Media Group’s François-Charles Bideaux discusses latest UHD and remote production innovations

Formerly in charge of sports production at Canal+, François-Charles Bideaux is now co-CEO of Euro Media Group, alongside Patrick Van Den Berg. In this interview with SVG Europe, Bideaux considers EMG’s current approach to sports production and the impact of the latest innovations in camera technology and remote production. Can you briefly outline some of […]  More

4EVER-2 consortium undertakes HD-HFR test at recent ice hockey fixture

In a recent landmark development, the 4EVER-2 consortium produced test coverage of an ice hockey game in HD-HFR format at 100fps, and used Dolby AC-4 for the audio. The resulting live coverage was delivered via satellite. Almost five years ago a French public investment fund and additional monetary resources provided by the Brittany and Ile […]  More

Pétanque in AR: bringing the latest technology to the most “quintessentially French” of sports

Last month l’Equipe broadcast the Pétanque French Cup championship of the game of pétanque, a form of boules and a sport that is quintessentially French. Producers of this year’s event were eager to use an enhanced graphics solution that would improve coverage of the sport. In France pétanque is a very popular sport that is […]  More