Newsletter from 09/06/2015
ESC in Vienna - SEA Games in Singapore
Clay Paky Mythos made its Eurovision Debut in Vienna
Celebrating its 60th anniversary with the theme, ‘Building Bridges, Eurovision was sponsored by OSRAM and hosted at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna. UK based Gurdon, whose previous lighting triumphs include the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sochi Olympic Games and the American Super Bowl, has now lit Eurovision three times. This time he chose 172 of the new Clay Paky Mythos, 48 X Sharpy Wash 330, 83 X A.leda B-EYE K20 and 74 Stormy fixtures to deliver a dazzling, party atmosphere bursting with vibrant colour, varying shape and dimension.
ESC renewed official broadcasting partnership with Videohouse
Videohouse, the Belgian subsidiary of Euro Media Group, the leading provider of broadcast facilities and services in Europe, announced it is the chosen partner for the recording and the broadcasting of the 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. 3 fully equipped Outside Broadcast trucks and a team of 40 highly-qualified technicians will work to bring viewers across Europe the best broadcasting quality of the artists performing live at the Wiener Stadthalle in two semi-fanals and the final on 23rd May.
Nearly 500 Robe BMFLs Help 2015 SEA Games Opening Ceremony Rock!
The glittering spectacle staged in the new 55,000 capacity National Stadium was broadcast live on national TV and across south East Asia, reaching an estimated audience of 600 million plus, and saw the 28th SEA Games declared open in great style. It also featured the greatest number of Robe BMFLs – to date – used on a single event. The BMFL moving lights were right at the core of an amazing lighting scheme designed by LD Mac Chan for the vibrant Opening Ceremony of the 2015 South East Asia Games in Singapore on Friday last week.
EVS delivers first-ever multisport MULTICAM second-screen experience
During the games viewers will be able to watch live games and near-live multicam clips from the new Sea Games app, supporting Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Developed in partnership with NETCO SPORTS, the app will feature content from all 36 sports at the SEA Games, including swimming, boxing, rugby, cycling and table tennis, to name just a few. This is the first time such an extensive multimedia delivery platform has been built for a major multi-sport event with the multicam experience.