MLB Opening Day: How Did the Chicago Cubs Produce Their Eye-Popping Drone Video of Wrigley Field?

Cubs' Joe Rios and Sky Candy Studios' Mike Welsh dissect the exciting project

To close out last Major League Baseball regular season, the Chicago Cubs lit up social media with the release of a stunning drone video that flew viewers through historic Wrigley Field and its surrounding neighborhood Wrigleyville on a game day.

How did they produce it? What challenges did they face? What makes these types of videos so engaging to fans? We spoke with Joe Rios, Assistant Director of Broadcasting for the Chicago Cubs and Mike Welsh, Owner and CEO of Sky Candy Studios to analyze the project.

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This is a segment from the SVG Teams Summit which was recorded on February 7. Watch the full panel discussion – “Eye in the Sky: Showcasing Venues Through Aerial Footage” – now on SVG PLAY.

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