Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

The French Première: Picture Gallery

The French Première was the first official event for the newly inaugurated SVG France. Here, you can view a picture gallery from the night which featured an interview with Gilles Sallé, CEO and Founder of AMP Visual TV explaining his vision for the sports TV market and the new developments in his company, and, of […]  More

Sky Sport Italy Summit 2021 to be streamed live online on 23 November

Taking place from 11:00-13:00 CET on 23 November, Sky Sport Summit Italy 2021, produced by Sky Sport in co-operation with SVG Europe, will bring together the Italian sports broadcasting and production community for a series of panel discussions, presentations and debates. Featuring sessions in English and Italian, the streamed event will debate hot topics, including: […]  More

IBC confirms that 2021 show will take place next month – but with amended opening hours

IBC Show 2021 in Amsterdam will go ahead next month as planned but with amended opening hours, the event’s organisers have confirmed. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced a three-week partial lockdown on Friday (12 November) after the country recorded an increase in COVID-19 cases. Under the restrictions, events such as IBC can take place […]  More

Video interview: Mark Gardner @ Sport Production & Technology Summit

Ross Video regional sales director Mark Gardner talks about some of his company’s recent sports production projects, outlining how Ross products have helped with remote talent contribution, among other things. The Sport Production & Technology Summit, including the Sports TV Awards, took place on 28 October 2021 at Stamford Bridge.  More

Video interview: Laura Tressler @ Sport Production & Technology Summit

Laura Tressler is head of client management for BT Media and Broadcast, supporting UK, US and European customers. In this interview, she discusses access technologies and how they can be used for sports broadcasting and production. The Sport Production & Technology Summit, including the Sports TV Awards, took place on 28 October 2021 at Stamford […]  More

OB company Arena Television and sister firm Arena Aviation cease trading

UK-based outside broadcast company Arena Television has ceased trading, SVG Europe can confirm. The independently owned and operated business runs a fleet of 24 OB units, fly-pack modular remote production systems and studio production facilities, and works across a range of international sports. Speaking to SVG Europe, a company spokesperson confirmed that the business was […]  More

Video: 5G and the Creative Industries – Sports, Events & Performing Arts

You can now watch an on-demand recording of an online seminar, co-hosted by SVG Europe, that explores how 5G has the potential to bring new and exciting opportunities across the sports, events and performing arts sectors, transforming how we can reach and engage with audiences. ‘5G and the Creative Industries – Sports, Events & Performing […]  More

Video interview: Peter Angell @ Sport Production & Technology Summit

Sports TV Awards chair of the judges, and SVG Europe founding chair, Peter Angell reminisces about the beginnings of the pan-European sports broadcasting association and outlines the importance and relevance of the Sports TV Awards. The Sport Production & Technology Summit, including the Sports TV Awards, took place on 28 October 2021 at Stamford Bridge.  […]  More