Sunset+Vine scores ICC non-live programme contract

UK independent TV sports production and media company Sunset+Vine, part of The Tinopolis Group, has followed up its recent win of the ICC’s Live Events Production Services contract 2016-2019, with the award of the ICC’s Non Live Programming contract for the same period.

The Non Live Programming contract covers 20 programming elements, and includes the ICC’s flagship magazine programme, ICC Cricket 360⁰, as well as pre-event promotional content which will be aired by the ICC’s global broadcasters. The contract covers both men’s and women’s programming over a four year period, starting with immediate effect. It also covers the production of the Official Highlights and Official Film, for each major event.

Jeff Foulser, Chairman of Sunset+Vine, commented: “We are absolutely delighted to have now been recognised for the quality of our non-live programming production with the award of this significant contract from the ICC. We’re committed to delivering world class and comprehensive programming that best represents the ICC’s cricket interests, and look forward to starting work immediately.”

Campbell Jamieson, General Manager – Commercial, International Cricket Council, said: “ICC look forward to strengthening their relationship with Sunset+Vine as both live and non-live content creation become a joint venture for us moving forwards. We are sure that the appointment of S+V will create a consolidated and accomplished product for all ICC TV output, which will delight and engage fans the world over.

In December 2015, Sunset+Vine were successful in their bid for the ICC’s Live Events Production Contract 2016-2019. The first event to be covered will be the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh followed by the ICC World Twenty20 in March/April 2016 in India; ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (England & Wales); ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 (England &Wales); ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 (New Zealand); ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 (Bangladesh); ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 (West Indies) and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (England & Wales).

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