Proshow Broadcast, a broadcast and media production company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has upgraded its Prodigy HD production truck with a Calrec Audio Brio audio mixing console. The Prodigy covers major sporting events, including live telecasts of Pac-12 Network college football, volleyball, and basketball games.
In this interview, we meet Sean Prickett – a “young gun” audio mixer that’s making a name for himself on some of TV’s most high-profile live and audition shows. Most recently, Sean was A1 for the live-broadcast finals of the CBS reality-TV dance competition “So You Think You Can Dance” (SYTYCD), which just wrapped its 14th season. Other impressive A1 credits include the 2017 U.S. Presidential Inaugural Balls, SYFY Channel’s “Live from Comic-Con,” and MTV’s “Wonderland” and “VMA Weekend,” and he’s already out working on the new season of “American Idol.”
Working with Turkish on-site facilities coordinator Polimeks Turkmenistan, Broadcast Solutions GmbH has completed a large order to build an entire fleet of 4K UHD production vehicles of different sizes for Turkmenistan TV, consisting of 16 vehicles (4 sets) in two phases of construction that began in 2015. Each set of production vehicles delivered consists of an OB Trailer, Support Tender, generator vehicle and an SNG truck.
German web TV and live production facilities company BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions has added new intercom capability to its MP1-HD outside broadcast trailer. Described by the company as a compact OB van, this different approach to location facility design now features a Riedel Communications Artist digital matrix in addition to an upgrade of the existing MediorNet distribution infrastructure.
To expand beyond digital video and into live production Chinese online video company, Tencent Video, required upgrades to meet its new content creation needs. From cameras to switchers to processors, servers and more, Grass Valley, outfitted Tencent Video’s outside broadcast truck with all the IP and 4K-capable solutions the company will need to succeed in creating enhanced live and sports programming.
Zen Broadcast, a remote audio services provider in the UK, has retrofitted one of its largest OB vans with a new System T mixing console from Solid State Logic (SSL) and found success after several major live TV broadcasts. The company was founded by production veterans Andy Deacon and Terry Tew, and the truck is used to mix live and recorded programs for clients such as ITV, BBC and Sky, both nationally and internationally.
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