SVG Europe welcomes new sponsor Video Europe

SVG Europe is delighted to announce a new addition to its OB/SI sponsor category in the form of Video Europe, a leading UK-based broadcast equipment hire, crew and live events, TV and digital cinema company.

Video Europe has been in business since 1973 and continues to serve customers throughout the world. Today the company is primarily split into three divisions:

VE HIRE – supplies the latest equipment at the most competitive price and always has the most popular kit available for hire. 24/7 support and highly knowledgeable staff keep VE HIRE at the forefront of film and broadcast equipment rental.

VE CREW – specialises in providing tailor-made production support and solutions for projects. Possess more than 60 years’ combined experience in facilitating television productions of all shapes and sizes.

VE LIVE – brings together the outside broadcast and flypacks departments into one. From a mini 4K flypack to an 18-camera state-of-the-art OB truck, this division has the tools and expertise to deliver a service that is second to none. Its fleet of outside broadcast vehicles provides flexible solutions covering a wide variety of applications and can handle everything up to 4K HDR. its flypacks are scalable and can be transported and deployed anywhere in the world.

Presence in sports

Video Europe’s Richard La Motte says that the decision to join SVG Europe is in keeping with the company’s substantial and growing presence in sports broadcasting: “Video Europe has a long history of supplying flyaway systems for international cricket in India, Sri Lanka and the West Indies. Currently we have flyaway setups based in Kingston, Jamaica, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Johannesburg, South Africa. In the UK we have a new fleet of small-to-medium sized OB facilities which cover football for the Football League and Chelsea TV. Our latest OB is UHD and fully HDR throughout, incorporating Sony HDC4300 camera channels, a SAM Kahuna vision mixer and Calrec Summa mixer with 5.1 surround sound.

“SVG Europe,” he adds, “is the best forum for people in the sports acquisitions business.”

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