Recent Posts by Roberto Landini, Italian Correspondent

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

Live from Monza: NDI and Dante crucial to coverage of 2019 Women’s CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup final

The Candy Arena in the Italian city of Monza was the venue for the final of this year’s Women’s CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup, a match that was significant in both sporting and televisual terms. The game saw Saugella Monza make history by beating Aydin BBSK 3-1 to claim the trophy in what was the club’s […]  More

An electrifying championship: Sport Mediaset on track with E-Prix electric cars

SVG Europe sat down with the Sport Mediaset team in charge of the Formula E Championship – director Alberto Brandi, producer Fabio Pravettoni and production manager Filippo Molinari. We discussed how the Sport Mediaset team produces the TV coverage for the electric car E-Prix races and what technologies are employed along the way. As director […]  More

Live from St. Moritz: NEP Italy covers the IBSF Bobsleigh World Cup for Infront

The Bobsleigh World Cup 2018-19, the 35th edition of the event, began on 7 December 2018 in Sigulda, Latvia with NEP Italy producing the host broadcast coverage for Infront. Organised by the International Bob and Skeleton Federation (IBSF), the World Cup consists of twenty-four bob races: sixteen for men and eight for women across both […]  More