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Live From The Open: CTV OB Advances Workflows, Operations

The 146th Open Championship is under way at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England, and this year’s production efforts are building off efforts at Royal Troon last year, when European Tour Productions (ETP) took over host-production duties and NBC and Sky Sports took over U.S. and domestic UK broadcast rights, respectively, from ESPN and […]  More

LiveTV:LA: David Hill Keynote Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd

On Wednesday, SVG hosted nearly 300 people from across the Los Angeles production community for three concurrent events: LiveTV:LA, Sports Imaging Forum, and Facebook Video Boot Camp. The highlight of the day, undoubtedly, was a highly entertaining keynote conversation with legendary producer David Hill, who expounded on everything from millennial viewers to the inspiration he […]  More

Newtek, Imagine Communications Renew SVG Sponsorships

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Newtek and Imagine Communications have renewed as premier sponsors. NewTek produces live and post-production video tools and visual imaging software. Imagine Communications specializes in video infrastructure, advertising systems and workflow management solutions.  More

Big Sky Conference To Offer Full Catalog of Live-Streamed Events on Pluto TV

For a mid-major conference, media-distribution partnerships are critical to its exposure and to enhancing engagement with alumni, family and friends of current student-athletes, and potential recruits. This week, the Big Sky Conference made the bold move of making its complete catalog of live-streaming events (comprising more than 700 games) available on internet service Pluto TV.  More

Save the Date: SVG College Sports Summit Returns to Atlanta, May 30 – June 1, 2018

The SVG College Sports Summit continues to grow in size and scale with each year and in 2018 we are thrilled to celebrate our tenth anniversary with you! Get it into your 2017-18 budgets now and save the date as the college sports video industry’s premier conference and tech exhibit return to the Omni Hotel at CNN […]  More

X Games Minneapolis VR Live Stream Pushes Audio Boundaries

Last week’s X Games Minneapolis were the first to be broadcast from the Midwest, but they also transcended mere geography: for the first time in the history of the Games, ESPN and its partners Samsung and Digital Domain supplied live-streaming productions of several events in virtual reality. Audio was a major part of that initiative.  More

The SVG Podcast: Stephen Master, Global Head of Sports Practice, The Nielsen Company

Nielsen ratings have long been the currency in sports television, but how is that data reflecting the rapidly evolving live sports industry? On this episode of The SVG Podcast, we chat with Stephen Master, Global Head of Sports Practice at The Nielsen Company to discuss the current health of the live sports market, how Total Audience […]  More

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