Recent Posts by Roberto Landini, Italian Correspondent

Italy’s 3Zero2 TV Discovery Italia and Eurosport for Winter Olympics

Discovery-Eurosport selected 3Zero2 TV, an Italian company from Cologno Monzese,to support its efforts in Italy to deliver the Olympic games to viewers. Founded in 2002 for the management of a production centre for Disney Channel, over the years 3Zero2TV has evolved, most notably by becoming part of Euromedia Group and, in turn, boasting even more […]  More

Italy’s Betamedia discusses evolution of broadcast production and signal transportation

In a new interview with SVG Europe, Rosario Messina – technical manager of Rome-based video production and outside broadcast company Betamedia – discusses the various ways in which contemporary production set-ups can accommodate contrasting approaches to sports broadcasting. Messina explains: “In television production there are no ‘better or worse’ technological chains; there are different systems […]  More

DBW Communication details production set-up for Big Air in the City Milan snow sports event

One of the many major snowboarding events that now dot the global sporting calendar, Big Air in the City took place on the Parco Experience site near Milan in mid-November. Both snowboarding and free-skiing championships took place during the sporting spectacular, which culminated in the four days of Big Air in the City, for which […]  More

Behind the scenes at the production of the Italian Values Award ceremony

Presented by the AIASC – Italian Association for Art, Sport and Culture, the Italian Values Awards are given to personalities drawn from the worlds of sport, culture, entertainment and other disciplines who have “distinguished themselves by successful achievement or experience that symbolised human values and gave an important message about personal growth and development”. This […]  More

Italy’s The Alliance launches groundbreaking unitONE OB truck

With an active fleet of eight OB vehicles, four transportable flight-case systems and several configurable mobile video wireless systems, The Alliance describes itself as “a solid and state-of-the-art group [that has united] three prestigious brands in the industry of European television production.” The result has been “a new and unique reality for television production” commanding […]  More

SMPTE focuses on emerging technologies at Torino Rai Production Center

The Torino Rai Production Center was the venue for the recent ninth seminar organised by the Italian section of SMPTE and focusing on emerging technologies. The primary topics discussed during the day were 4K and broadcast market transition from SDI production infrastructure to IP-based set-ups. The new generation of audio and video codecs was also […]  More

Italy’s NVP launches multifunctional new OB truck for sports and more

Established in 1992, NVP is well-known in the field of broadcast production. Specialising in the production of live events, the Messina, Sicily-based company has been widely acclaimed for its professionalism, creativity and technological innovation. Natalino Pintabona, founder and partner, comments: “We have had a passion for sports events, concerts, television programmes, news, documentaries, the movie-making […]  More