Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Brandon Costa is Director of Digital for the Sports Video Group, where he covers the sports video production industry, with a focus on live streaming, over-the-top (OTT), social media, and other digital distribution technologies and platforms. He also directs SVG's internal digital strategies launching the company's video outfit, 'SVG On Demand,' designing and overseeing its mobile application, 'SVG Mobile,' and serving as executive producer and host of The SVG Podcast. Costa serves as program director of both the SVG College Sports Summit and the SVG Digital Summit. Prior to his time at SVG, Costa spent five years hosting programs, producing voiceovers, and writing editorial content for MLB Advanced Media in NYC. He has also served as community sports editor at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ. He began his career at WRHU Radio in Hempstead, NY as a sportscaster. A native of Hazlet, NJ, Costa is a graduate of Hofstra University. He currently resides in Jersey City, NJ.

Recent Posts by Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

HBO Boxing Deploys Smaller, Sleeker Aerial Camera System on Selected Bouts

When Ken Clausen, a director of production for HBO Boxing, wanted to incorporate more aerial-camera coverage into the network’s productions, he knew he’d have to find a solution a bit outside the box. That’s when he discovered a system much smaller, sleeker, and cost-effective than a full-blown SkyCam or Spidercam system that would be seen […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Jason Coyle, CEO, Stadium

On this edition of The SVG Podcast we take a peek under the hood of the newest 24/7 sports network in the industry, Stadium. The multiplatform network is available streaming on Twitter and Facebook and is beginning to sprout up across the country as a linear television network.  More

NBA Season Preview: NBA on TNT Enters Season With New In-Studio LED Wall, Audio Philosophy

Last night’s season opener may not have ended the way the defending champion Golden State Warriors had envisioned (with a loss to the Houston Rockets), but the night sure opened with a load of pomp and circumstance. The 2016-17 champs received their rings in front of a raucous crowd at Oracle Arena in Oakland, and […]  More

Fox Sports’ World Series Coverage Will Feature the Network’s Largest Deployment of Super Slow Motion, Hyper Motion Cameras

With first pitch of the World Series just a week away, Fox Sports has rolled out it’s production and technology plans for its 20th presentation of the Fall Classic. The highlights of this year’s series will include more on-field microphones, further integration of Statcast graphics/analytics, and the network’s largest deployment ever of super slow motion […]  More

Harvard Centralizes Its Control Rooms Through the Use of IP

The centralized control room is the dream of many in college sports-video production: instead of renting trucks or lugging gear across campus to remote venues, you have just one control room connected to everything. Though tempting, the concept has been prohibited by the cost and/or logistics. Fiber was the chief way to go, but running […]  More