Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

Live from Super Bowl LIII: CBS Sports deploys 115 cameras to capture big game from all angles

For the production team at CBS Sports, Super Bowl LIII is the culmination of years of work, site visits and planning. As usual, it’s a massive effort and provides plenty of innovation. Patty Power, EVP, operations and engineering, CBS Sports, says the entire production and related efforts over the past couple of years have been […]  More

CES 2019: Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and NBA’s Adam Silver Discuss NBA’s leading status in Twitterverse

The NBA is the largest community in the world on the Twitter platform, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver took to the stage at CES last week to discuss this burgeoning relationship. They looked at how the league found success, and the launch of a Twitter simulcast that involves users’ voting for which player they […]  More

Why cinematic lenses are increasingly being deployed for big event sports coverage

The coming together of traditional TV production techniques and traditional cinematic techniques continues. Increasingly, sports production professionals are turning to tools that historically were the preserve of big-screen cinema. The latest to make the move? Tom Wells, director of photography and owner, Technician Films, who has been part of the World Series on Fox for […]  More

FutureSPORT 2018: IABM research shows growing interest in eSports and remote production

Lorenzo Zanni, IABM, head of insight and analysis, kicked off last week’s FutureSPORT summit at Old Trafford with an overview of key trends driving sports programming and production. Topping the list? Increased interest in remote production, eSports, multi-platform delivery and IP. “The benefits for remote production are clear,” he said of the production philosophy whereby part […]  More