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Fox Sports Rolls Out Texas-Sized Production for Red River Showdown

Fox Sports’ college football coverage is bigger than ever this season, and it doesn’t get much bigger than this week’s Red River Showdown at Cotton Bowl Stadium. In addition to its typical massive production complement for the Oklahoma-Texas rivalry game in Dallas, Fox has rolled out an onsite set and the full cast of its […]

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Live Drone Shots, GTX-19 Truck, Pylon Cam Accentuate SEC on CBS’s Notre Dame-Georgia Showdown

With the autumnal equinox coming and going this past Monday, the sports world fixates its every move to the pigskin. In the college variety, the game of football is a different beast in the lower 48 states and the Southeastern Conference is the place where diehard fans quench their thirst. Over the weekend, Notre Dame […]

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Jay Pearce of Filmwerks Passes Away; Donate Today to GoFundMe

Jay Pearce, Filmwerks, operations manager, passed away on Sept. 15 and is survived by his wife Jennifer and two sons, TJ and Jack. Pearce was 49 and was with Filmwerks for 20 years, beginning as a field technician in 1999. Read more

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SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2018 in Review: North Hall, Outside/Mobile, and More

What was new, exciting, and interesting at the show By SVG Staff The SVG and SVG Europe editorial teams were out in full force at last week’s NAB 2018, covering the biggest sports-technology news and delivering daily "SportsTechBuzz at NAB" roundups. Here is a look at the SportsTechBuzz from North Hall, Outside/Mobile, and more

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Live From the US Open: Filmwerks Expands Its Presence as Broadcasters Expand Theirs

The US Open wrapped up with a thrilling weekend of play, and now the team looks to get ready for next year’s event, which will see the opening of a permanent two-story broadcast building in the TV compound. But, this year, it was up to the team from Filmwerks to overcome the challenge of building […]

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CBS, Turner Up Virtual-Graphics Ante With Massive PGA Championship Production

As the final major on the annual golf calendar — at least through 2018 – the PGA Championship has always offered CBS Sports and Turner Sports an opportunity to bring their technology A games to one of golf’s biggest stages. That tradition continues this week at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC: the two broadcasters […]

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MLB All-Star 2019 Wrap-Up: Vendors Unite in the Compound, on the Set for Fox, ESPN, MLBN

By Jason Dachman, Chief Editor Tuesday, July 16, 2019 – 12:59 pm Print This Story Here’s a look at the roles played by key vendors — Game Creek Video, NEP, Filmwerks, ARCTEK, CAT Entertainment Services, Program Productions, and Harb Productions — inside the MLB All-Star 2019 truck compound and on studio sets at Progressive Field […]

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Seaport Capital Announces Strategic Investment in Filmwerks

Seaport Capital (“Seaport”), a private equity firm focused on investments in business and information services and communications companies, today announced that it has made a strategic investment in Filmwerks, LLC (“Filmwerks”), a provider of mission critical production solutions, including power, structure, and lighting, to the live event industry. The Filmwerks management team will continue to […]

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Filmwerks Acquires Hale Electric

Filmwerks has made their first acquisition for their 2019 fiscal year. Filmwerks purchased Hale Electric, a Buffalo, NY based company that specializes in large scale power distribution. The deal closed on April 24 and is one of others that are planned for the year. Read more

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Live From the U.S. Open: Fox Sports Evolves Its Compound Layout

Last year’s U.S. Open at Shinnecock saw two developments in compound layout that have carried over to this year. First, space constraints required some of the personnel and operations (such as camera and audio support) to be moved to a Technology Tent located closer to the course. But another change was to move beyond a […]

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