Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

AJA Video Systems and Phospor go for Gold once again with SVG Europe

US-based AJA Video Systems, along with its European partner, Phospor, have jointly renewed their Gold Sponsorship at SVG Europe. AJA Video Systems is a provider of video capture cards, digital recording devices, video routers, frame synchronizers and scalers, digital converters and professional 4K cameras. Last year it celebrated its 25th anniversary. Said Gina Georgallis, EMEAR […]  More

White Paper: Tedial on creating new opportunities for sports clips

Traditional television coverage of sports has depended upon fast turnaround editing to create short packages of highlights. Producing these packages is labour intensive and depends upon having multiple sophisticated craft editing set-ups available, usually on location. With the move from simple broadcast to multi-platform delivery, the need for highlights clips has escalated. Rights holding broadcasters […]  More

Sport Production Summit: Sky Production Services, MAMA Youth Project and HBS’ Broadcast Academy to speak on diversity in broadcast

SVG Europe is excited to announce the speaker line-up for its Sport Production Summit session, Widening the Playing Field – Achieving Greater Diversity in Sports Broadcasting. MAMA Youth Project founder and chief executive, Bob Clarke, Sky Production Services’ director, Inga Ruehl, and HBS’ Broadcast Academy acting head, Ekta Hutton, will tell the audience how they […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: BBC Sport goes for ubiquitous tennis coverage and complex storytelling

After the massive changes made to broadcasting services last year at Wimbledon Championships by Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS), this year BBC Sport expanded on its coverage, both in quantity and quality. Ron Chakraborty, lead executive, major events at BBC Sport, spoke to SVG Europe at Wimbledon about how BBC Sport’s tests last year with UHD […]  More

EBU Members report huge European audiences for FIFA Women’s World Cup

EBU Members have reported record audience figures and coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, signalling a landmark moment for women’s sport. Europe’s public service broadcasters have brought the excitement, action and goals of this thrilling tournament to millions, free-to-air, both those within Eurovision Sport’s 38 territory contract and those with individual agreements. Initial […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: Taking social media further with Wimbledon Digital

For the 2019 Championships, Wimbledon Digital, the social media team for the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), has launched a daily live show for social platforms, a move that coincides with a concerted effort to improve workflow efficiencies from last year. Wimbledon Digital has also been integrated more tightly with the Wimbledon Broadcast Services […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: Game, set and match to WBS with second Championships as host broadcaster

One year on from Wimbledon Broadcast Services’ (WBS) successful debut as host broadcaster for the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) annual Championships and the atmosphere is far more relaxed. After taking over from the BBC’s 90-year run as host last year, WBS has settled comfortably into its role after the mammoth project that saw […]  More

Belarus TV boosts European Games 2019 live production

At the recent European Games 2019 in Minsk, Belarus (21 to 30 June), host broadcaster ISB used four new mobile production setups from public broadcaster Belarus TV as it looked to raise its production capabilities for the event. With 15 sports attracting more than 4,000 participating athletes, the European Games is one of world sports’ […]  More