Rio 2016

Rio 2016: The Opening Ceremony Was a First Live Dolby Atmos Broadcast

The first application of immersive, object-based audio for an Olympics broadcast took place on Aug. 5 during the event’s Opening Ceremony, from the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, using Dolby Labs’ Atmos format. Done in parallel in 4K HDR on the video side, the Opening Ceremony’s Atmos audio mix was done in a 5.1.4 […]  More

Rio 2016: Globosat’s SporTV Captivates Olympic Fans in Brazil

The challenge posed by SporTV to broadcast the Rio 2016 Olympic Games resulted in unprecedented coverage aired globally on TV and impressive figures that reflected the success achieved. With 16 commented and narrated channels on Brazilian pay-TV and 56 internet broadcasted channels, more than 4,000 hours were broadcasted. A project that had the involvement of […]  More

Rio 2016: The Opening Ceremony Was a First Live Dolby Atmos Broadcast

The first application of immersive, object-based audio for an Olympics broadcast took place on Aug. 5 during the event’s Opening Ceremony, from the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, using Dolby Labs’ Atmos format. Done in parallel in 4K HDR on the video side, the Opening Ceremony’s Atmos audio mix was done in a 5.1.4 […]  More

Rio 2016: Globosat’s SporTV Captivates Olympic Fans in Brazil

The challenge posed by SporTV to broadcast the Rio 2016 Olympic Games resulted in unprecedented coverage aired globally on TV and impressive figures that reflected the success achieved. With 16 commented and narrated channels on Brazilian pay-TV and 56 internet broadcasted channels, more than 4,000 hours were broadcasted. A project that had the involvement of […]  More

O2 Filmes Relies on DaVinci Resolve, Fusion 8 Studio for Rio Opening Ceremonies Videos

Several of the Rio Olympics ceremony videos, including the opening ceremony video for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, were created by Brazilian based O2 Filmes using Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Studio for editing and color grading, as well as Fusion 8 Studio for visual effects. The 2016 Olympic Games opening sequence, which also included scenes […]  More

O2 Filmes Relies on DaVinci Resolve, Fusion 8 Studio for Rio Opening Ceremonies Videos

Several of the Rio Olympics ceremony videos, including the opening ceremony video for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, were created by Brazilian based O2 Filmes using Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Studio for editing and color grading, as well as Fusion 8 Studio for visual effects. The 2016 Olympic Games opening sequence, which also included scenes […]  More

Live From Rio 2016: NHK Takes 8K Production to New Level

If it’s a major global sports event, there is a pretty good chance NHK is on hand with an 8K production team. This was true at the 2016 Rio Olympics, with a couple of exciting developments: the Japanese broadcaster had two 8K production teams and four production vehicles, two for video and two for audio. “For the […]  More