Recent Posts by Roberto Landini, Italian Correspondent

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

Euroscena’s Manuel Lombardini discusses eagle-eyed OB operations at the Napoli-Real Madrid Champions League match

Manuel Lombardini, the 31-year-old technical manager of Euroscena, is describing the broadcast operations involved in the recent Napoli-Real Madrid Champions League match. “We followed the match at the San Paolo stadium in Naples on 7th March with two of our mobile control rooms – two outside broadcast units of different size and capacity, namely: OB22, […]  More

Italy’s The Alliance finesses mobile production with latest flight-case solutions

Flight-case units FC1-2-3-4 were developed by Italy’s The Alliance for a wealth of mobile production applications. In the last few months, the units have been completely revised and updated in order for them to handle emerging requirements, not least with regard to sports programming. The origins of The Alliance have been explained in a previous […]  More

Behind the scenes with Rai Way at the Italian Grand Prix

In cooperation with the Italian Ministry of Communications, Rai Way is responsible for the overall business management of transmissions and broadcasting operations for many of the most popular sporting events, including Giro d’Italia, in Italy and beyond. The task of this operator is to ensure the quality of video and radio broadcasts. To do this, its staff must optimise the infrastructure […]  More

The Alliance’s ONE TV delivers integrated production management solution for MotoGP

Created at the start of 2016, The Alliance brings together three long-established companies in the broadcast television production market: Global Production, ONE TV and SBP. Today, The Alliance comprises the major TV provider facilities operating in Italy, from the offices in Milan, Rome, Padua and Turin. One of its operational divisions, ONE TV, created a […]  More