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Deltatre speaks out on Massive Interactive acquisition and shaping the OTT market

November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Deltatre speaks out on Massive Interactive acquisition and shaping the OTT market

Last week sports media service company, Deltatre stated it had acquired over the top (OTT) software company Massive Interactive for around $127 million. The deal positions the combined businesses as the largest independent rival to the likes of Disney in online sports coverage, reaching hundreds of millions around the world. The move was driven by […]

New Zealand to host Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2021

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Locking it down: Telstra’s Anna Lockwood on wildlife to women in broadcast

November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Locking it down: Telstra’s Anna Lockwood on wildlife to women in broadcast

Anna Lockwood started her career as a journalist and documentary film producer with a focus on natural history and wildlife programming, before moving into media technology as a consultant. Her career has taken her all over the world, from her birthplace in India, to the UK, Asia, US and most recently Australia. Lockwood has recently […]

Premier League hires Discovery’s Susanna Dinnage as CEO

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Remote production in action: Transporting the Finnish Ice Hockey League

November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Remote production in action: Transporting the Finnish Ice Hockey League

The Finnish ice hockey season went on air in September via a production hub in Helsinki. SVG Europe talked to Broadcast Solutions project engineer Andreas Dyballa about how this landmark project came to fruition. “Ice hockey is the prime sports product here in Finland, along with Formula 1,” said Dyballa. “It is like Premier League […]

International Cricket Council renews digital deal with ITN Productions’ sport team

November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on International Cricket Council renews digital deal with ITN Productions’ sport team

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has renewed its deal with ITN Productions’ sport team, which will continue to provide digital clip production services for the ICC World Twenty20 2018 and ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The deal follows ITN Productions’ successful integration for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. Star players […]

SVG on Demand: Turner Sports’ Robert Ochiallini on how eye-tracking and sports science are changing eSports production

November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on SVG on Demand: Turner Sports’ Robert Ochiallini on how eye-tracking and sports science are changing eSports production

Turner Sports became one of the first legacy broadcasters to dive into the deep end of the eSports pool when it launched the ELEAGUE property in 2016 and, since then, it has invested a lot of staff and resources into developing a unique viewing experience. At the inaugural SVG US eSports Production Forum last week, […]

NBA partners with music startup UnitedMasters to bring indy musicians to its digital content

November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on NBA partners with music startup UnitedMasters to bring indy musicians to its digital content

The NBA has unveiled a new partnership with UnitedMasters, an independent music-management startup, which will make a broad (and growing) new music library available to editors of NBA content. The partnership is yet another example of the NBA’s vision to keep its brand at the crossroads of sports and entertainment culture. The relationship offers the league’s […]

New content portal opens for European Ice Hockey league

November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on New content portal opens for European Ice Hockey league

Champions Hockey League (CHL) has selected the Imagen platform to manage and distribute its vast library of video and image assets. The CHL media portal provides rapid online access to broadcast partners, league members and sponsors who will be able to search an exclusive library of CHL media and download HD quality assets in a […]

Sony flagship cameras join Netflix’s Post Technology Alliance

November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Sony flagship cameras join Netflix’s Post Technology Alliance

Seven of Sony’s flagship cameras have joined Netflix’s Post Technology Alliance, a programme designed to give filmmakers confidence that equipment meets Netflix’s technical and workflow requirements, while also offering the highest level of innovation, support and customer service. Four digital motion picture cameras from Sony’s CineAlta range join the programme, including the next generation full […]