Recent Posts by Roberto Landini, Italian Correspondent

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

NEP Broadcast Service Italia: Taking its place in the new NEP Europe line-up

Founded in May 2018, NEP Broadcast Service Italia benefits in large part from the technical and operational structures of the acquired Florentine company Telerecord, led by Fabio Bertini. Sergio Cecchini, general manager of the NEP Italia division, explained to SVG Europe: “The Italian structure depends directly on NEP Broadcast Europe which, in addition to NEP […]  More

VR and AR create new storytelling dynamic for SuperTennis studio coverage

Supertennis, the TV channel of the Italian Tennis Federation, is visible on Sky Italia, the national DTT mux, channel 64 on TVSat and on its web channel. The TV production studios in Rome, from which transmissions are aired, often employ virtual reality and augmented reality: but, contrary to what one might think, it is […]  More