Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Contributing Editor

The Creative Energy Project: Making the Use of Renewable Energy Affordable for UK-Based Sports Production Companies

Striving for sustainability as a sports production company or services provider can be a challenge, but one of the most effective ways of reducing an organization’s carbon footprint is to switch to a renewable energy supplier. To encourage this, SVG Europe has teamed up with Bafta’s Albert, the home of environmental sustainability for the UK […]  More

BT Sport Trials Live 8K Virtual Reality Experience at FA Cup Final

BT Sport used last weekend’s FA Cup Final at Wembley to test a new live 8K virtual reality experience delivered to mobile handsets. Working with Blackmagic Design cameras and switchers for the production and using Tiledmedia’s encoding technology and app, the broadcaster covered the game live, using two camera rigs, providing 100 individual testers with […]  More

Premier League Extends PLP Deal With IMG

The Premier League has come to a new agreement with IMG that will see the two organizations continue to work together to operate Premier League Productions (PLP) for the next three seasons. Under the new agreement, 76 matches per season will also be broadcast in UHD and more than 500 match promos and 50 pieces […]  More

BBC Sport Wins Sport BAFTA for World Cup Coverage

BBC Sport’s coverage of the World Cup 2018 quarter-final between England and Sweden was named best sports program at Sunday’s BAFTA Television Awards. The corporation’s production from Russia in June last year was victorious in a category that also included its own rugby and Winter Olympics coverage.  More