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NFL Draft 2019: ESPN, NFL Media Studio Sets Take Over Lower Broadway

When it came to studio sets, the 2019 NFL Draft did not disappoint. Whether it was about quantity — ESPN erected five different locations throughout Draftville — or quality — NFL Network created its own Honky Tonk set attached to Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge — there were plenty of highlights from Nashville. Read more

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Live From the NFL Draft: NFL Media Gets into Honky-Tonk Groove With Massive Operation in Nashville

NFL Media is fully embracing the Nashville scene this week at the NFL Draft, bookending Lower Broadway with a pair of sets located on the Draft Main Stage and attached to the legendary Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge honky-tonk bar. While the downtown streetside locations make for breathtaking on-air visuals, the confined space on Lower Broadway also […]

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Filmwerks International constructing new building in Pender County

Filmwerks International is clearing land for a major expansion in Pender County. Read more

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Live From Super Bowl LIII: CBS Sports Set To Raise Bar on AR During Super Open; 115 Cameras Capture Game from All Angles

The countdown to Super Bowl LIII is under way, and, for the production team at CBS Sports, it is the culmination of years of work, site visits, and planning. As usual, it’s a massive effort and will provide plenty of innovation, including a show open that no one will want to miss. Read more

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Road Warriors 2018, Part 1: The Top Sports-Production Highlights of the Year

2018 was one of the most eventful years for sports production in recent memory, with the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics and 2018 FIFA World Cup capturing the nation’s attention over the summer and annual events like the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, Super Bowl, NFL Draft, and others breaking production records and test-driving new technologies […]

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Live From the US Open: USTA Production Efforts Enhanced With New Tech

The 2018 US Open tennis championships may be focused on its past as the event celebrates its 50th anniversary, but a stroll around the grounds points to the future, with a renovated Louis Armstrong Stadium giving the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) a second roofed court, which can hold 14,000 fans and host […]

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MLB All-Star Wrap-Up: Filmwerks Supplies Onsite Sets for Fox Sports, MLB Network

Filmwerks studio sets have been common at MLB All-Star games in recent years, and the company continued its run at Nationals Park this week, providing both Fox Sports and MLB Network with multiple sets. Read more

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Live From the NFL Draft: Vendors Unite To Serve ESPN, NFL Media, Stadium Shows

An army of technology vendors and service providers was on hand at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, last week to help support ESPN’s and NFL Media’s massive productions, as well as the in-venue videoboard and NFL Fan Experience productions. Here is a look at what some of these vendors provided at this year’s Draft. Also, […]

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Live From the NFL Draft: AT&T Stadium Provides ‘Open Canvas’ for Largest NFL Media Draft Production Ever

Each year, NFL Media rolls out an NFL Draft production that is larger than the previous one. This year, though, the league’s media arm is taking it to a whole new level. With the Draft located in an NFL stadium for the first time and NFL Network’s early-round coverage being simulcast on Fox (marking the […]

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SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2018: Wednesday’s Latest From Vegas

The NAB Show is in full swing in Las Vegas, and the SVG and SVG Europe editorial teams are onsite, covering all the latest news from the show floor. In an effort to make the tidal wave of news and announcements more digestible to our readers, SVG offers a daily “SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2018” roundup. […]

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