SVG Summit 2018: The Business of Remote Production
Execs from NEP Broadcast Services, Dome Productions, Game Creek Video, Mobile TV Group assess the health of the industry
The remote-production industry is constantly in a state of motion as remote-production–services providers strive to meet ongoing client needs, develop new facilities with an eye to the future, and make sure they are flexible enough to turn on a dime to meet client needs.
During a panel discussion at the 2018 SVG Summit, some of the remote-production industry’s most powerful personalities addressed some key questions: What are the current challenges in the remote-production business? How is the industry responding to those challenges? How can a world where live–sports-content production is exploding keep up with the demand?
The conversation featured Mary Ellen Carlyle, SVP/GM, Dome Productions; Philip Garvin, founder/CEO, Mobile TV Group; Pat Sullivan, president/founder, Game Creek Video; and Mike Werteen, president, NEP Broadcast Services. This session was moderated by Ken Kerschbaumer, executive director, editorial services, SVG.
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Here are some highlights from the discussion:
The remote-production business is in a period of dramatic change. Major events are getting larger, at-home production is increasingly popular, and consolidation is making its way through the industry. Carlyle, Garvin, Sullivan, and Werteen offer their takes:
2018 was another year that saw NEP Broadcast broaden its already impressive portfolio with a series of strategic acquisitions. Werteen shares the philosophy behind the company’s recent moves and what he feels makes a good fit for an acquisition:
This session was sponsored by Canon.