SVG Summit brings the sports production industry to New York for the first time since 2019, attracting over 1,000 production professionals

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Two days of sessions cover remote production, content creation, recruitment issues, etc.

The 15th SVG Summit brought together more than 1,000 sports production professionals at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel for the first time in two years. After being held virtually in 2020 due to the pandemic, the in-person event offered two days (December 13-14) of information boards and workshops, cutting-edge technology showcases and, most importantly. , many networking opportunities for participants. and socialize face to face.

Registrants had to be fully vaccinated to attend the event and present proof of vaccination upon arrival.

Stay tuned to Sportsvideo.org for full video recaps, podcasts, and more in-depth coverage of the SVG Summit 2019 in the coming days.

Day 1: Workshops on “Hot Tech”, Remote production, Cloud, Social networks, Audio, Truck design, MAM, OTT, etc.
The first day of the SVG Summit again featured a full day of workshops – eight in all – offering a detailed look at the latest technology trends in the industry.

The morning kicked off with the very first SVG SPIRIT career development track, designed to bring together industry professionals at the center of hiring and creating apprenticeships, internships and mentoring programs.

The morning also included workshops on the future of remote production, cloud tools and services., and social sports. Speakers included top executives from A + E Networks, Fox Sports, NESN, New York Islanders, New York Mets, New York Giants, New York Jets and New York Liberty, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Amazon Web Services, Broadcast Management Group, Diversified , Evertz, Grabyo, Grass Valley, Gravity Media, Imagine Communications, LiveU, Lumen Technologies, Media.Monks, NEP, NewTek, Net Insight, The Switch, AG VS, Telstra and Vizrt.

The DTV Audio Group hosted a one-day workshop exploring the task of cost-effectively creating high-end audio experiences and the impact of modern networks and cloud-based processing to achieve this goal. Speakers included representatives from NBCUniversal, Dolby Labs, Quintar, Salsa Sound, Shure and WarnerMedia Studios

General Summit sessions kicked off on the afternoon of the first day and served as a “Hot Tech Showcase” highlighting today’s most exciting live production technology. Sessions covered 5G as a production tool, shallow depth of field cameras, drones and aerial cameras, augmented reality (AR) graphics and HDR. Speakers included representatives from CBS Sports, Fox Sports, NBA, NBC, NHL, Canon, Disguise, Dolby Labs, EVS, Fujifilm, Interdigital, Ross Video, SMT, Sony, Unreal Engine and Verizon.

In addition to the Hot Tech Showcase, the afternoon included workshops on Truck and production facility design, Sports content management, and Broadcast & OTT. Afternoon workshop speakers offered ideas from CBS Sports, MLB, NBA, NHL, PGA TOUR, WWE, SNY, Alpha Video, ATEME, CTI, DataCore, Diversified, Dome Productions, EditShare, LMG , Lyon Video, MediaKind, N3BULA Technologies, NEP, OpenDrives, Phenix Real-Time Solutions, Quantum, Signiant, Spectra Logic, Telestream, Videon and Zixi.

Day 2: State of the industry and outlook for national networks, RSNs, digital leaders, leagues and production services
General sessions on Day 2 began with a State of the Industry session featuring three pillars of the industry: SVG President and Fox Sports Senior Vice President Technical and Field Operations Mike Davies; Program Productions President / CEO Bob Carzoli, and Josh Stinehour, Senior Analyst at Devoncroft Partners. The trio discussed the impact of the pandemic on the live sports production industry, the challenges of finding qualified teams and technicians, and the business future of the sector and its suppliers.

The National Network Perspectives session spoke with Davies and CBS Sports Executive Vice President, Production / Executive Producer Harold Bryant and Executive Vice President, Operations and Engineering, Patty Power discuss their accomplishments and challenges over the past two years, as well as what lies ahead in 2022.

The conversation then shifted to regional sports networks with a panel made up of Bally Sports SVP / Executive Producer Mike Connelly; YES Network President, Production and Programming / Executive Producer John J. Filippelli; and Regional Networks NBC Sports, Senior Vice President, Live Content and Programming, Jon Slobotkin.

The Digital Leaders session was as follows. Programming and sports partnerships on Facebook Ben Berchuck; NBCUniversal SVP, Technology, Fandango, Sports and Entertainment Eric Black; and ESPN VP, Digital Media Programming, John Lasker discussed how OTT, DTC, and social media are affecting the content creation side of business.

The NBA and PGA TOUR offered League prospects with NBA Vice President, Broadcast Content Management, Paul Benedict and Greg Hopfe, VP / Executive Producer of PGA TOUR Entertainment examine the impact of the pandemic on their approach to content creation and delivery.

The second day ended with the Production Services Outlook panel, with Nick Garvin, COO of the Mobile TV Group, Hamish Greig, CEO of CTV, and NEP Broadcast Services Chairman Mike Werteen discuss current market conditions and where they are heading in the future.

Tuesday’s program also featured a trio of case studies from Diversified (with the San Francisco Giants), Imagine Communications (with Golden State Warriors) and Spectra Logic (on the future of distributed cloud content management).

Lots of technology: more than 50 exhibitions deploy sports production offers
No SVG summit would be complete without a tech showcase showcasing the latest in sports production technologies. CLICK HERE for a complete overview of the technology presented by these companies:

ADDITIONAL TECHNOLOGY

ARRI

AT&T

ATEME

ATOMS

DOG BIRD

CALREC AUDIO / DIGICO

CANNON

CHYRON

CREATIVE DIMENSIONS

DALET

DISGUISE

EDITSHARE

EEG

EVERTZ

EVS

FOR A

FUJIFILM

GRASS VALLEY

IHSE United States

IMAGINE COMMUNICATION

JOSEPH ELECTRONICS

KISWE

LAWO

LIVE

LUCIDLINK

LUMEN

MARKERTEK

MARSHALL ELECTRONICS

MEDIAPRO

MO-SYS

NEP

NET OVERVIEW

PANASONIC

QUANTUM

RIEDEL

ROSSE VIDEO

RTS INTERCOM

SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY

SENNHEISER

SHURE

SIGNING

LOGIC OF THE SOLID STATE

SOS WORLD

SPECTRUM LOGIC

STREANN MEDIA

TELEFILTER

TELOS ALLIANCE

TERADEK

THE STUDIO – B&H

THE VIDEO CALL CENTER

TSL PRODUCTS

TVU NETWORKS

IRREAL ENGINE

VERIZON BUSINESS GROUP

VISLINK TECHNOLOGIES

VIZRT GROUP

ZIXI

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