Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

Report: IABM releases content creation and production trends report

Rounding off its Q1 focus on activities in the Content Creation & Production segments of the BaM Content Chain, IABM has released a comprehensive report on trends in these two dynamic areas at the start of the content chain. The report focuses on the state of the market and the business and technology drivers in these […]  More

Non-League Finals day available to view on BT Sport without a subscription

BT Sport is making Non-League Finals Day available for anyone to watch via a range of platforms, allowing fans to enjoy both the FA Vase and FA Trophy finals without a subscription on Monday 3 May. BT Sport’s coverage will be available to watch without a subscription via, the BT Sport app, BT TV, […]  More

LiveU brings immersive behind-the-scenes coverage of 2021 Australian Open tennis to fans online

LiveU’s live streaming and remote production solution was selected by Australian production company 5stream at the recent Australian Open to enhance viewer engagement and branding on behalf of the tournament’s official partner Mastercard. Live production was a key element in the sponsorship activation campaign, managed by local advertising agency McCann Australia, to connect fans with […]  More

Focusrite acquires Sequential

Focusrite has acquired Sequential, a respected American synthesiser manufacturer led by electronic instrument designer and Grammy winner Dave Smith. Both companies stand to benefit from the acquisition. The Focusrite Group will add the Sequential line of instruments to its portfolio of products, which already includes the Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Martin Audio, Optimal Audio, Adam Audio, […]  More

Equidia invests in Blackmagic for mobile control room to bring horse racing to all

Equidia, a European television channel dedicated to horse racing, has developed a Blackmagic Design live production workflow to produce and broadcast its live events. Central to the project was a need to modernise the video production and live broadcast capabilities at racecourses throughout France, including an upgrade from analogue SD to HD. Equidia enlisted Anjou-Image […]  More

LTN Global commits to shaping the future of sports production with SVG Europe Gold sponsorship renewal

LTN Global has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe. The move follows a busy 2020, which saw the company acquire DTAGS, make significant launches – including the IP-based Wave solution – and announce numerous deals, including a multi-year agreement to provide SportsGrid with advanced cloud-based automation products. Joe Ferreira, vice president, sports at LTN […]  More

Evertz praises SVG Europe’s reach and insight as it returns as a Gold sponsor

Evertz has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe for 2021. The company explained that it values the opportunities SVG Europe’s platforms offer in reaching customers and partners in the UK and Europe, while also delivering valuable insight into the unique sports production landscape of the region. SVG Europe’s summits, including Winter Sports and Football […]  More

Aston Villa documentary Super Villans to be broadcast on BT Sport in 2022

Forty years ago, Aston Villa fought off the challenge from Liverpool and Ipswich Town to be crowned Football League champions for the first time in 71 years on 2 May 1981. The following season, with virtually the same squad of players, Villa defied all the odds to win the European Cup Final, securing victory over […]  More

Professional Triathletes Organisation appoints IMG as international media rights consultants

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) has appointed IMG to assist in distributing global media rights for its flagship event The Collins Cup, in addition to future PTO-owned events for the next three years. The Collins Cup is a first-of-its-kind global annual competition which will see teams of professional triathletes from the US, Europe and the […]  More

London’s National Theatre adopts Riedel DisTag to ensure social distancing as operations restart

The National Theatre in London has adopted Riedel Communications’ DisTag distance monitoring device. Worn around the neck or carried in a pocket, DisTag alerts the wearer via haptic, visual and acoustic signals whenever the mandatory minimum distance to other people is about to be breached. The National Theatre has deployed a total of 220 DisTag […]  More