Recent Posts by Roberto Landini, Italian Correspondent

Discovery Italia develops remote production model for Serie A basketball coverage

About two and a half years ago, Discovery Italia acquired the rights to basketball matches including the entire Serie A, Italian Cup, Super Cup, Euro Cup, Champions, and Euroleague championships. Discovery became the ‘Casa del Basket’ for Italy and the matches produced are broadcast in multi-platform format on the Eurosport 2 television channel in linear […]  More

Euro Media Group in action as International Swimming League makes a stop in Naples

Naples hosted the television production of a new format invented by IMG for the International Swimming League. The event took place from 10 to 13 October at the Felice Scandone pool, where four international teams faced each other in mixed swimming competitions in a 25-metre short pool. The format is optimised for TV with great […]  More

Live from Mugello: Broadcast production for 2019 Ferrari Challenge Finali Mondiali

The 2019 final of the Ferrari Challenge, the Corse Clienti, was held at the Mugello circuit from 24-27 October. The Corse Clienti is a single-marque motor championship created in 1993, now involving three official championships in the United States, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Last weekend competitors gathered at the annual Finali Mondiali at the Mugello Circuit […]  More

Euro Media Group team production effort for the 2019 Universiade in Naples

The ability of Euro Media Group to design and implement services required for the broadcast chain in today’s audio and video world was the technology operations heart that brought about the production of all audiovisual content for the recent XXX Summer Universiade thirtieth edition. The 2019 Summer Universiade involved 6,000 athletes from 118 participating nations, […]  More

Sport Innovation Summit Milan: Analysis of digital storytelling, remote production and OTT directions

Earlier this month Sky Italia hosted its annual Sport Innovation Summit in Milan, held in association with SVG Europe. The event was opened by Fergal Ringrose, SVG Europe editorial director, and was moderated by a combination of Manuela Baraschi, head of business partners & program management; Riccardo Botta, production, broadcast & creative director; Rossella De […]  More

UEFA innovates at the Under-21 Championship in Italy with Global Production, VAR and 3D audio

From 16 to 30 June, Italy was home to the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, played at stadiums in Bologna, Reggio Emilia, Cesena, San Marino, Trieste and Udine, where the final took place. This major sporting event was produced by UEFA and the technical partner chosen for the production of all matches was the Italian OB […]  More

Bianco and Furlan provide perspective as Euro Media Group goes Global

Monday 17 June 2019 officially marked Euro Media Group’s acquisition of Global Production, the Turin-based OB company. Following hot on the heels of the acquisition earlier in the year of UK OB provider Telegenic, this latest acquisition is part of EMG’s strategy to consolidate its business in the fragmented Italian market, as well as expand […]  More

Italian Handball Federation standardises production platform for live match streaming

The PalaCattani sports complex in Faenza played host in April to the Italy v Slovakia handball Euro 2020 Group 7 qualifier. The meeting was broadcast on the major Italian and European television networks through Sky Italia, on the Sport Italia YouTube channel, and on the Italian Handball Federation (FIGH) website. The matches of the handball […]  More

Mountain marathon: Capturing Mezzalama Trophy Alpine action at over 4000 metres

The Mezzalama Trophy 2019 ski mountaineering marathon in the Italian Alps was postponed for four days due to adverse weather conditions, taking place eventually on Sunday 28 April. The Mezzalama, the last race of the season on La Grande Course ski-mountaineering circuit, started from the centre of Breuil-Cervinia and finished in Gressoney-La-Trinité. The historic race, […]  More