Recent Posts by George Bevir

Whisper lands Channel 5 free-to-air boxing deal

Whisper has won the production contract for UK broadcaster Channel 5’s free-to-air fight nights, with the first two events taking place 24 and 31 March. The coverage begins with world title action for Lyndon Arthur, as he faces Braian Nahuel Suarez for IBO Light Heavyweight Championship on March 24 in Bolton. Then, on March 31, […]  More

Inside Whisper’s production of the Jake Paul v Tommy Fury boxing match

The Jake Paul v Tommy Fury boxing match that took place in Saudi Arabia at the end of February divided fight fans, with some who felt that the cruiserweight bout between two novice boxers received more attention than it deserved, while others heaped praise on the pair for bringing fresh eyes to the sport. Prior […]  More

The adrenaline of live with Maria Aloy Figueras, Aurora

A significant moment in the career of editor, producer and live director Maria Aloy Figueras took place while she was at college in Barcelona. Having always thought she would pursue a career as a chemical engineer, she opted to write about the impact of music in TV for her final college essay. It proved to […]  More

Demand respect: Aurora producer Megan Alldridge on succeeding in a male-dominated industry

The pathway from studying ancient history at university to producing coverage of electric motorsport may not be immediately obvious, but for Aurora producer, Megan Alldridge, the connection is rooted in narratives, with her studies sowing the seeds for a love of storytelling. “I got into TV broadcasting in a very roundabout way,” she says. “After […]  More

Stéphane Alessandri appointed joint managing director of AMP Visual TV

Stéphane Alessandri has been appointed managing director of AMP Visual TV alongside Gilles Sallé. Alessandri, who previously held the role of deputy managing director, will continue to manage the company’s transformation projects and international relations and will now share the company’s management functions with president and founder Gilles Sallé. Alessandri said: “I would like to […]  More

Ateme’s video encoding and delivery suite validated on Red Hat OpenShift

Ateme’s live video encoding and delivery suite, including its Titan transcoders and NEA packaging, and CDN solutions, are now validated cloud-native network functions (CNFs) on Red Hat OpenShift. As a result, Ateme said its OTT low-latency live video encoding and content delivery suite can now be deployed reliably in any cloud using Red Hat OpenShift, […]  More

Plotting the future of production with the IBC Accelerator Programme

The IBC Accelerator Media Innovation Programme brings together broadcasters and vendors to solve industry issues. This year, SVG Europe is media partner for the sport-focused projects and was present at a roundtable event where ideas for one of this year’s projects were discussed.  The IBC Accelerator Programme has been running since 2019. In that time, […]  More

Banijay Iberia and La Liga to launch LaLiga Studios

Banijay Iberia and LaLiga will join forces to launch LaLiga Studios, a new sports-related content production company led by Chalo Bonifacino Cooke. The agreement will involve Banijay Iberia contributing its production expertise and LaLiga its knowledge and reputation to establish LaLiga Studios for the creation of sports-related content. Through the partnership, LaLiga Studios will produce […]  More