Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

Live from Super Bowl LIII: NFL Films serves up world feed with record number of rightsholders onsite

The NFL Films world feed of Super Bowl LIII once again plays a major role, ultimately being distributed to more than 180 countries and territories and in 25 languages. And, in a sign of the game’s growing popularity outside the US, broadcasters from 25 countries are onsite, the most ever. Twelve of them have studios; […]  More

Live from Super Bowl LIII: Mercedez-Benz stadium scoreboard operations improve tech ahead of big game

The team at AMB Sports + Entertainment, the subsidiary of AMB Group that oversees scoreboard technical facilities and operations, gave their facilities a technical facelift to ensure it was ready to meet the expectations of Super Bowl fans. “We have a fully IP infrastructure and we expanded it for the Super Bowl as our existing […]  More

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