Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

Sunset + Vine retains Gymnastics World Cup host broadcast deal

British Gymnastics has re-appointed London’s Sunset + Vine as the host broadcaster for the the 2018 Gymnastics World Cup.  Under the terms of the agreement, Sunset+Vine will produce the World Feed for international broadcasters for the event which takes place at the Arena Birmingham on the 21 and 22 March 2018.  The Sunset+Vine World Feed will […]  More

Football Production Summit: Communication issues could kill VAR

The success or failure of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will not be decided by technology but by football’s ability to overcome communications issues with fans and TV viewers. That was one of the conclusions drawn by a panel at SVG Europe’s Football Production Summit in Paris where representatives from MediaPro, EVS and Ekstraklasa […]  More

Best In Show: Sunset+Vine on transforming Crufts and becoming a truly global player

As his company embarks on another Crufts, Sunset+Vine Chairman Jeff Foulser talks to SVG Europe about transforming the world’s favourite dog show into a major sporting event and reveals plans for acquisitions and further global expansion. For London-based Sunset+Vine, being a sports producer is anything but a dog’s life right now. Yes, it currently has […]  More

Football Production Summit: Full speaker line-up unveiled

FIFA, UEFA, Sky Sports, BT Sport, Perform Group, Premier League Productions and MediaPro will all be represented at next month’s SVG Europe Football Production Summit. Taking place at the Stade de France in Paris on 14 March, the line-up includes Paul Calder, FIFA, Senior Manager TV Operations, and Dan Miodownik, Host Broadcast Services, Deputy CEO […]  More

Football Production Summit: Sky Sports Head of Football confirmed as a keynote speaker

Gary Hughes, Sky Sports’ Head of Football, will be one of the keynote speakers at next month’s SVG Europe Football Production Summit in Paris. Hughes, who oversees all of Sky’s football output and operates as executive producer, will present and answer questions during ‘A Whole New Ball Game: Innovation in football production at Sky Sports […]  More

SAM to be merged with Grass Valley following acquisition by Belden

Newbury-based manufacturer SAM (Snell Advanced Media) has been acquired by Belden and will be merged with Grass Valley, SVG Europe can confirm.  The combined company will be known as Grass Valley, a Belden brand, with the SAM name to be retired. Many SAM products will retain their current brands, however.  No financial details were revealed.  […]  More

ChyronHego Lyric added to NBC Olympics’ armoury for PyeongChang

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected ChyronHego’s Lyric graphics creation and playout system, as well as the Live Compositor and PRIME Clips, for use as part of its production set-up for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. NBC Olympics will use 30 Lyric systems to cover the Winter Games, […]  More