MEDIAPRO to produce final stage of the UEFA Champions League in Lisbon
The MEDIAPRO Group will produce and distribute in HD and UHD from Lisbon the seven matches that will proclaim the champion of this year’s edition of the UEFA Champions League. Starting on 12 August, with the first quarter-final match, the competition concludes on 23 August 23 with the final.
With this edition, it will be the fourth time that the MEDIAPRO Group has produced and distributed the signal for the UEFA Champions League final. The Group was in charge of producing the international signal in the 2010 final held at Santiago Bernabéu, the 2014 edition at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon and last year from the Estadio Metropolitano.
The MEDIAPRO Group participates in the production of 16 national football league competitions worldwide and boasts a wealth of experience in producing major sporting events and competitions including the UEFA Champions League, FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA World Cup, CONMEBOL, FIBA, Euroleague, Games Pan American Games, Arab Games, African Cup of Nations and Formula 1.
Wednesday 12 August
Atalanta 1-2 Paris, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica
Champions League quarter-final: Leipzig v Atlético
Thursday 13 August, 21:00 CET
Leipzig vs Atlético, Estádio José Alvalade
Friday 14 August, 21:00 CET
Barcelona vs Bayern, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica
Saturday 15 August, 21:00 CET
Manchester City vs Lyon, Estádio José Alvalade
Tuesday 18 August, 21:00 CET
1: Leipzig/Atlético vs Paris, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica
Wednesday 19 August, 21:00 CET
2: Manchester City/Lyon vs Barcelona/Bayern München, Estádio José Alvalade
Sunday 23 August, 21:00 CET
Winner 1 v Winner 2, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica
Four 4K Outside Broadcast Units and one HD/3G Unit, more than 200 professionals and up to 31 cameras, including two ultra-slow motion, three SteadyCam RF, two remote pole cams, one 4Sky System and one drone will be used in the production of one of the sporting events with the greatest impact worldwide.
Twenty-five cameras will be used to cover the quarter-final matches, while in the two semi-final matches, 28 will be used. In the seven matches of the final phase, the MEDIAPRO Group will use state-of-the-art technological equipment to guarantee the highest image quality distributed internationally.
The match will be produced by Juan Figueroa, one of the most reputable and experienced sports directors in the competition, who will be covering the UEFA Champions League final for the second year in a row.