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Robe played a major role in delivering another stunning lighting design for the Total Production International (TPi) Awards, produced by TPi Magazine, part of Mondiale Media, an annual event to honour some of the best creative and technical achievements in the world of live entertainment for the preceding 12 months. TPi Awards 2020 was staged on Monday 24th February at the Evolution venue in Battersea, central London, and was hosted by Russell Kane.
As Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas toured the UK at the end of 2019, virtuoso violinist Sandy Cameron was presented with a new miking technique thanks to Point Source Audio’s EMBRACE EO-8WL earmount microphone. The on-ear, as opposed to on-instrument solution, came from Emmy-winning audio engineer Paul Bevan, who has been working with Danny Elfman on his live projects for five years. This experience led him to assert: “This will be a permanent change to our approach for Sandy’s featured performances during Danny’s concerts. I highly endorse it for any application where a violinist has to be miked and still have the freedom of movement.”
Italian broadcast systems distributor and integrator Video Progetti has recently completed a UHD/HDR mobile production system for Italian Broadcaster RAI (Radiotelevisione Italiana). As the national public broadcasting company for Italy, RAI operates as one of Italy’s largest broadcasters, with productions that are distributed internationally. Video Progetti have an already established working relationship with RAI, having provided a range of turnkey implementations for them previously – including a range of Ka-Sat SNGs in 2017 and the infrastructure for many production and post-production systems.
For the third year in a row the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany, played host to the recent ESL One esports event that saw the world’s top Dota 2 teams come together for a full weekend of battle and an impressive prize pool of US$ 300,000. Once again, Ross Video’s XPression graphics suite and DashBoard control system were chosen by the organizers to drive the live feed and in-stadium production, with stunning results.
Keeping tradition alive, Sennheiser has once again raised the bar at the 2020 Brit Awards, with its microphones and IEM systems delivering sensational performances. Hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall and held at a sold out The O2 Arena in London, this year’s BRIT Awards celebrated its 40th anniversary with an explosion of great acts and performances, solidifying its status as the biggest music awards show in the UK calendar.
Gravity Media, the leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has provided BT Sport’s exclusive PPV coverage of the Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 heavyweight title fight. Columbus, Gravity Media’s Los Angeles-based 4K multi-purpose mobile unit, was deployed at Las Vegas’ iconic MGM Grand venue alongside its operational B Unit for the rematch on February 22, which was expected to become the biggest fight this year. This follows the split-decision draw between the Gypsy King (Fury) and Bronze Bomber (Wilder) in December 2018.
WIcreations used its new WImotion system – motors, tracking and control – to automate five ski lift cable cars in spectacular style as part of a massive visual extravaganza for the 2-day Moose Bar XXL event at Antwerp’s Sportpaleis venue … Belgium’s only and ultimate après ski party! The brainchild of organiser and legendary Belgium night scene inspirator Yves Smolders, Moose Bar XXL ran for two nights this year after 2019’s inaugural event, and featured an epic scenic production design and a slew of music and live entertainment that transported 20,000 party-people to the mountains over the two nights!
Grass Valley’s cloud-based video production and distribution solution was central to AKK TV’s live streaming of the Miss Germany 2020 competition, held on February 15 at the Europa-Park Arena near Freiburg. GV Alyve, allowed the German OB company to leverage one-click distribution of the live HD event stream to Facebook and the dedicated Miss Germany YouTube channel.
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions and Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner, will demonstrate (Booth #SU4810) its commitment to revolutionizing the media supply chain during the NAB Show 2020. TVU will showcase new upgrades and continued integration of AI, automation technology and metadata within its TVU MediaMind media supply chain platform to drive efficiency in content acquisition, production, distribution and management. The company will also accept its Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for excellence in engineering in the “Video Over Bonded Cellular Internet” (VoCIP) category, to be presented during the show.
Melodi Grand Prix (MGP) 2020 was the 58th edition of the music competition functioning as the Norwegian qualifications for the Eurovision Song Contest. The 6-show competition was organized and broadcast by Norwegian public channel NRK in January and February. The semi-finals were held at the H3 Arena in Fornebu, with the final in Trondheim Spektrum.
The new – fourth-generation – Skoda Octavia was launched in a blaze of glory to a VIP audience and the global press in the Czech Republic at the Prague National Gallery’s Trade Fair Palace. Lighting designer Michael Kuehbandner created a lighting scheme for a special presentation show attended by 700 guest and media throngs. Included in his brief was also lighting a number of periphery areas covering the entrance, reception and after-show display, for which he specified over 200 Astera wireless LED fixtures.
Craig Kief, a Los Angeles-based director of photography, is using Riedel’s Bolero Standalone wireless intercom for crew communications on his TV shows and commercials. The system allows him to keep all of his camera operators, focus pullers, and department heads in close communication so everyone can focus on the same goals in the middle of a busy and noisy set. With its long list of advanced features and capabilities, Bolero now enables clear communications for every production, whether it’s shot on studio sets or at remote locations.
Brainstorm, leading manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics and virtual studio solutions, announces its collaboration with Spidercam to further develop augmented reality content for Sports and other events in large spaces. The real-time 3D graphics company and the manufacturer of cable camera systems and cable robotic projects provide a winning combination for any live production project that requires large scenarios and accurate graphics insertion.
SENNHEISER SOUND ACADEMY READIES SYSTEMS INTEGRATORS TO CAPITALIZE ON BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS OPPORTUNITIES
Sennheiser, in collaboration with its long-standing UAE-based distributor, Venuetech, successfully hosted the latest edition of its ‘Sound Academy’ in Dubai to empower system integrators with a comprehensive understanding of ‘audio for business’ segment. The training event – which offers world-class, tailor-made learning systems and expert knowledge – focused on Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Ceiling 2 and SpeechLine Digital Wireless solution ranges which are specifically designed for the audio needs of meetings and conferences in small to large enterprises.
Over 20 hugely talented artists including Queen + Adam Lambert, Olivia Newton-John, John Farnham, Alice Cooper, Delta Goodrem, 5 Seconds of Summer, Tina Arena, Ronan Keating, Hill Top Hoods, Amy Shark, k. d. lang and many more entertained 75,000 music fans – and a worldwide TV audience – all helping Fire Fight Australia raise over A$10 Million for bushfire relief during an emotionally charged, high energy day of performance at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium.