HBO To Host SVG Sports Graphics Forum on Feb. 17 in NYC

SVG will hold the second-annual Sports Graphics Forum on Feb. 17 at HBO’s Michael Fuchs Theater in New York City. After a standing-room–only inaugural event, SVG’s Sports Graphics Forum returns to HBO for an afternoon designed to showcase and discuss the latest technological advances and creative achievements in broadcast graphics.

SportsGraphics2016For the first time, this year’s event will be spearheaded by a newly created Advisory Committee featuring creative and technical leaders from major sports broadcasters and leagues. Chaired by Owner/Director of Big Studios Jocelyne Meinert, the SVG Sports Graphics Advisory Committee in composed of:

Matt Celli, NBC Sports Group, Director, Graphic Integration, Technology, and Data
Gil Haslam, Troika Design Group, Creative Director, Sports
Marla Keethler, CBS Sports, Director, Graphics
Camille Maratchi, HBO Sports, Associate Creative Director
Phil Pauly, NBC Sports Group, Director, Graphics Engineering & Operations
Brian Perkins, MLB Network, Director, IT Production Systems
Maria Rapetskaya, Undefined Creative, Creative Director
Joe Sack, ESPN, Senior Director, Media Technology Group
Jordan Shorthouse, Turner Sports, Creative Director
Michael Szykowny, ESPN, Senior Director, Motion Graphics
Michael Zigmont, ESPN, Manager, Immersive Technology

This year’s Sports Graphics Forum agenda will address the latest technological and creative trends in the industry with topics that include:

  • Extreme Makeover: Real-World Graphics-Package Redesigns
  • Best Practices in Live Event Graphics 2016
  • Evaluating Graphics 2D and 3D Production Pipelines: Creativity and Efficiency
  • Understanding and Expressing Brand in the Trenches
  • Studio Sets and Augmented Reality: Blending the Line Between Real and Virtual

For more information on the Sports Graphics Forum, including the full program and registration link, CLICK HERE.

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