SVG College Summit: In College-Sports-Video Production, the Centralized Control Room Has Become the Crown Jewel

Advances in technology and the need to create live content from points all around a college campus have made centralized control of media the preferred infrastructure method. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, experts from schools of all sizes examined the latest in technology and the philosophy behind these media centers.  More

SVG College Summit: IP Connects Campuses, Could Change the Shape of College Sports-Video Production

Using the public internet to both internally connect one’s campus and, in some cases, distribute content to partners and/or viewers is permeating the live–college-sports-production industry. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, representatives of athletic departments at the forefront of the technology and leveraging this tool shared their experiences and explained how confidence in public IP […]  More

SVG College Summit: ACC Athletic Departments Share Their Preparations For Next Year’s ACC Network Launch

While the new ACC Network partnership with ESPN does not officially launch until deep into 2019, 15 ACC athletic departments are rapidly building out their facilities in preparation for a new era of video content creation. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, video directors from across the conference shared their experiences on building out their […]  More

SVG College Summit: Creative Directors Dissect Importance of Establishing Brand In Digital Environment

As digital and social media has matured, solidifying one’s brand identity has become more critical for college athletic departments. At the recent SVG College Summit, creative directors in the field shared their strategies for working with marketing departments and using technology to execute a cohesive brand. The conversation featured Michael LaPlaca, assistant athletics director, multimedia, University […]  More

SVG College Summit Draws Record Crowd; Keynote With CBS Sports’ Pete Radovich, Craig Silver Delves Into Creative Process

The 2018 SVG College Summit, drawing a packed house of more than 600 college-video professionals at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta this week, focused on the creative and storytelling aspects of college-video production. At the core of the discussion was a special Keynote Conversation featuring two of the most talented storytellers in sports […]  More

SVG College Summit: Clemson University’s Rick Bagby Honored With 2018 SVG College Pioneer Award

During the College Sports Media Awards at the SVG College Summit in Atlanta on Thursday, Rick Bagby, assistant athletic director, video and technology, Clemson University, was honored with the 2018 SVG College Pioneer Award. The SVG College Pioneer Award celebrates those who have innovated in the fields of video production and technology at the university level and […]  More

SVG College Summit: Texas A&M University Accepts 2018 SVG/NACDA Technology Leadership Award

The Sports Video Group and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics presented Texas A&M University with the sixth-annual SVG/NACDA Technology Leadership Award on Thursday during the SVG College Summit in Atlanta. The Technology Leadership Award is presented to the university athletic department that meets the outlined criteria of commitment to investment in and execution of broadcast and video […]  More

ESPN+ Becomes Exclusive Coverage Partner of the Atlantic 10

ESPN and the Atlantic 10 Conference have reached a multi-year media rights deal for more than 500 conference events each year to be carried on ESPN+, the first multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company Direct-to-Consumer & International segment in conjunction with ESPN, which launched earlier this spring. The comprehensive new deal […]  More

CBS Sports, MVC Agree to Extend Men’s Basketball Partnership

CBS Sports and the Missouri Valley Conference have agreed to a multi-year extension to televise Missouri Valley Conference college men’s basketball games on CBS and CBS Sports Network. The deal, which continues through 2023-24, is through a sublicense agreement with ESPN.  More