SVG Summit Recap: National Networks Talk Tech Innovation, Remote Production, and Navigating the Pandemic

CBS Sports' Harold Bryant and Patty Power and FOX Sports' Micahel Davies break down the year in live production

The national networks were a bastion of innovation during the pandemic and have discover new technologies and workflows to enhance their live sports productions. From eye-popping shallow-depth-of-field cameras and drones to revolutionary remote-production and cloud-based workflows, these organizations blazed a trail for a new age in live-sports production despite facing unprecedented challenges. At The SVG Summit in New York City last week, top executives from the national networks discussed their accomplishments, challenges, and looked forward to what’s ahead in 2022.

Moderated by SVG’s Ken Kerschbaumer, this panel features Harold Bryant, CBS Sports, Executive Producer and Executive Vice President, Production; Mike Davies, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations; SVG Chairman; and Patty Power, CBS Sports, EVP, Operations and Engineering. Here are some highlights from the panel.

Harold Bryant on CBS Sports’ Top Production Innovations of 2021:

Mike Davies on NASCAR’s Darlington Return and Field of Dreams

Patty Power on Highlights and Memorable Moments From 2021

Mike Davies on Fox Sports’ Top Production Innovations in 2021

Patty Power on How Technology Can Enhance Storytelling for Live Sports

Patty Power & Harold Bryant on the Evolution of CBS Sports’ Remote Productions

Mike Davies on The Fox Sports ‘Vault’ and HRP Control Rooms for Remote Production

Patty Power and Mike Davies on At-Home Production and the Current Shortage of Trucks on the Road

Harold Bryant on Alternate Viewing Options for Fans

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