Behind the scenes at BT Sport’s decentralised remote production channel operation [VIDEO]
BT Sport has taken the radical step of moving its entire production operation out of its studios at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London, and in just three weeks turned it into a decentralised remote operation.
This video from BT Sport, which includes an explanation from Jamie Hindhaugh, chief operating officer, shows just how this new way of working is happening.
Pushed by UK governmental travel and social distancing restrictions placed on the British public due to the coronavirus pandemic, BT Sport moved quickly to be able to run the entirety of its channel output with just five people on location at its studios in Stratford, while every other member of staff works from their respective homes.
That channel output includes seven topical programmes produced live or nearly live with all on-screen participants working alone, based out of their own homes, connected to the production teams by broadband or over EE’s 4G mobile network.