Recent Posts by Fabrice Marinoni, French Correspondent

Mediapro takes Téléfoot to the top of football broadcasting in France

Téléfoot, the new Mediapro and TF1 sports channel showcasing Ligue 1 and some European Championship matches in France, launched in August this year. Built from scratch in just two months, Mediapro is suitably proud of its achievement. SVG Europe recently caught up with Cyril Marçot, head of production at Mediapro, to find out how the […]  More

French football season cancelled: Implications for broadcasters and OB providers

In a speech to the National Assembly Edouard Philippe, the French Prime Minister, announced that the Professional Championships will not resume this season. The Professional Football League (LFP) and the clubs who had hoped to finish the season were caught off-guard by this announcement. Several scenarios had been envisaged for the restart including introducing a […]  More

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