Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Contributing Editor

Live From Cricket World Cup: Sky Sports Relies on Remote Production Approach

Sky Sports, the UK, and Ireland TV rights licensee for the Cricket World Cup 2019, is making use of remote production to supplement the International Cricket Council (ICC) world feed and provide unilateral coverage of the tournament to viewers during England matches. The pay-TV broadcaster is taking the Sunset+Vine-produced ICC TV output in its entirety […]  More

Live From Cricket World Cup: ICC TV Focuses on Graphics, Commentators To Entice a New Generation of Viewer

In the first part of a two-part interview, ICC TV executive producer and senior manager for broadcast Ajesh Ramachandran outlines the broadcast strategy for the Cricket World Cup 2019, including how the International Cricket Council (ICC) hopes to engage a new generation of fans without alienating the traditional viewer.  More

UEFA Launches Free-to-Air OTT Service

UEFA has officially launched its new OTT streaming platform,, offering both live and on-demand video content from a variety of football competitions and tournaments. The service will initially show original programming based on 60 years of the federation’s European football archive.  More

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