July 21, 2014

Pac-12 streamlines production with Vizrt automation

Pac-12 Networks will use Viz Mosart every day for producing sports highlights and halftime shows throughout the school year. Looking to increase its ability to create and distribute fast turnaround highlights for its studio shows and live sports productions, Pac-12 Networks is fully automating its two production control rooms by installing two new Viz Mosart […]

July 9, 2014

Look inside BBC’s World Cup studio

Here’s a quick picture from inside BBC‘s World Cup studio in Brazil. Similar to their other sports coverage, the set is minimal, focusing on the view. Via WoodwardTel

July 9, 2014

AKA creates vibrant patchwork for CBC World Cup coverage

The World Cup is well underway in Brazil, and some 5,000 miles away the CBC is bringing fans coverage from its technology-driven studio in Toronto. Upcycling was a key strategy behind AKA Creative Group’s design for the set. “We had several existing pieces from old sets that we knew were of value and wanted to […]

July 3, 2014

Troika continues ESPN ‘SportsCenter’ partnership with rebrand

Troika partnered with ESPN “SportsCenter” to develop an innovative brand identity, driven by “The Center of Sports” brand concept that conceptually and visually unites all aspects of the presentation from set integration to insert package and across all signature show package elements. The extensive brand identity toolkits Troika created and delivered provided the conceptual foundation […]

July 1, 2014

Fans redesign FIFA World Cup graphics package

Large multi-national sporting events usually have terrible TV graphics that broadcasters are forced to use, just look at the OBC’s Olympic graphics. Designers Guus ter Beek, Tayfun Sarier, Jordon Cheung and George Grace decided to do an uninvited redesign of the FIFA World Cup package based on flat design and illustrations. “The World Cup of […]

June 25, 2014

Gigapan of new ‘SportsCenter’ home

ESPN Front Row has posted a Gigapan of the new “SportsCenter” studio in its Digital Center-2. The image gives a 360 degree view of the studio and its technology.

June 18, 2014

RCS Bullet Systems power on-air graphics at World Cup

Reality Check Systems’ (RCS) mobile Bullet graphics solutions hit the field last week as televised coverage of the 2014 World Cup kicked off from Brazil. Two of world’s largest sports programming networks, including Univision Deportes, enlisted RCS’ Bullets to power graphics for live studio programming during the tournament, held June 12 to July 13, 2014. […]

June 12, 2014

ESPN debuts World Cup theme music from Warner/Chappell

Warner/Chappell Production Music has created a new theme and music package for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be broadcast on ESPN. Warner/Chappell Production Music produced over 150 tracks overall at their state-of-the-art studios in Salt Lake City, UT. Featuring a modified theme from the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Warner/Chappell Production Music created new opens, […]

June 5, 2014

ESPN prepares for World Cup coverage

ESPN will unveil its World Cup studios in Brazil this Saturday, June 7, during the final U.S. Men’s National Team Send-Off Series match against Nigeria. Located at the Clube dos Marimbas boating club in Rio de Janeiro, ESPN’s studios will be used by both ESPN domestic and international networks during the month-long tournament. Noubar Stone, […]

June 1, 2014

SEC Network unveils first look at studio design

The new home of the Southeastern Conference, the SEC Network, unveiled two renderings of its studios. The studios were designed by John Casey Production Design and will be complete in July, for the networks August 14 launch. “It was important that the set had its own distinct look and feel, while still maintaining the quality […]