Sky Italia SVG Sport Summit 2019 confirmed for Milan on 9 July

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that the 2019 Sky Italia SVG Sport Summit will take place in Milan on Tuesday 9 July. The Italian event, open to SVG Europe Platinum Sponsors, will be hosted by Sky Italia head of business partners & program management Manuela Baraschi and production, broadcast & creative director Riccardo Botta.

The packed programme will see delegates arrive at noon for registration, followed by a light lunch with the first block of sessions getting underway at 1:30. At the end of the day’s proceedings, there will be a tour of Sky Italia studios, followed by Happy Hour drinks nearby.

Full programme of proceedings for the day:

Welcome & Introduction

  • Riccardo Botta, production, broadcast & creative director
  • Manuela Baraschi, head of business partners & program management
  • Fergal Ringrose, SVG Europe editorial director

Sport Digital Storytelling

  • Matteo Sangalli, head of post production
  • Daniele Caiola, digital Sky Sport

Evolution of SKY Sport News

  • Lorenzo Felappi, sport production
  • Valentina Coradeghini, production management

AR/VR storytelling

  • Vincenzo Lagattolla, head of creative
  • Popi Montoli, director

Panel: Italian Labour Laws for Professional jobs and Talent Pool for Formative/Training Plan of Professional Figures

Moderator: Cristina Villella, head of studios


  • Rossella De Vivo, head of production & creative hub
  • Massimiliano Anchise, 3zero2
  • and Andrea Gianolli, ONE

OTT in Italia e NOW TV Sport Package plus VODAFONE involvement

  • Elia Mariani, director of Now TV
  • Daniel Masella, telco & comms partnerships, Now TV

Panel: NAB2019 – What Was Seen and What Was Interesting?

Moderator: Massimo Bertolotti, Broadband CTO


  • Giotto Vignati Berto, head of Mtce engineering
  • Luca Catalano, CVE
  • Carlo Struzzi, Video Progetti
  • Enrico Beoni, Professional Show

Lega Calcio Serie A: What Positives in 2018-2019 and Future Plans

Manuele Tigani, broadcasters PR of Lega Serie A

Panel: Women in Leadership

Moderator: Serena Chiama.


  • Martina Maestri, head of Sky Sport News
  • Cristina Villella, head of studios
  • Paola Formenti, technology director

Panel: Sustainability in Sports Production

Moderator: Manuela Baraschi, head of business partners & program management.


  • Massimiliano Anchise, 3zero2
  • Andrea Gianolli, ONE
  • Cristina Fenzi, Sky Academy & responsible business, human resources
  • Elena Sacchi, Sky VR46 & sport development

Panel: The Future of Italian Sports Production

Moderator: Ricardo Botta, head of production, broadcast & creative.


  • Massimiliano Anchise, 3zero3
  • Andrea Giannolli, ONE
  • Natalino Pintabona, NVP
  • Andrea Bonomo, Cinevideo
  • Davide Furlan, Global Production

For more information on this event please contact Birgit Schnellinger [email protected]

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