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Wed 28 May 2014

Roland Garros 2014

Roland Garros 2014

During the fortnight-long tournament, our teams will produce the international feeds on courts number 3 and 6 and manage the commentator positions for broadcasters all over the world. EMF will also set up two RF wireless cameras equipped with Livetools technology for France Télévisions and provide stage set graphics for the Brazilian TV channel, Band Sport. Finally, together with the DVS slow-motion OB van dedicated to the production of the international feeds and the Superloupes placed throughout all the courts (including three on the Philippe Chatrier court), Roland Garros is the Grand Slam tournament with the largest super ...


Mon 26 May 2014

Still in pole position

Still in pole position

The Automobile Club of Monaco has renewed its confidence in EMF by asking it to implement the technical resources needed to produce the international feed for the Monaco Grand Prix.
EMF has deployed around one hundred people, 2 production trucks, 43 cameras, 10 slow-motion replay systems, 3 RF systems and a DVS Superloupe camera in Monaco. 

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Fri 16 May 2014

Cycling tour of Turkey with Videohouse

Cycling tour of Turkey with Videohouse

From 27April to 04 May, the Videohouse team was in Alanya to produce the worldwide broadcast of the Presidential Tour of Turkey. Footage was broadcast live in 76 countries, mainly on Eurosport and also via the host broadcaster TRT.

 Thanks to a large Belgian crew (60 people), Videohouse took charge of the entire broadcast production (with wireless technology provided by Euro Media France, the French subsidiary of the group).  

 The OB21 and OB9 trucks, part of the Euro Media fleet of mobile units recorded the arrival of each stage: an aeroplane, two helicopters and four motorbikes provided the wireless connections ...


Fri 16 May 2014

"Double Blow" for the DVS 6 at the Stade de France!

"Double Blow" for the DVS 6 at the Stade de France!

No. 6, the new Slow motion OBvan from DVS was hired by France Télévisions to complete its outside broadcasting plan for both main finals of the League cup and the national French Football Cup.

With 12 positions for slow/ultra motion or graphics, this latest generation of Slow motion Obvan, innovates even more with new developments allowing greater editorial flexibility.

This Obvan also provides a video mixer, offering the opportunity to pair with the main OBvans director or to make a premix of the replay sequences.
With its VSM router allowing a great flexibility for video, audio, intercom ...


Fri 16 May 2014

The first Dubai Tour in the hands of EMF

The first Dubai Tour in the hands of EMF

In order to broadcast the first edition of the Dubai Tour taking place from 5 to 8 February, the organisers chose the production services of Euro Media France for the broadcasting of the event.

Although a good number of RF resources are currently in Russia, EMF has managed to deploy a considerable amount in Dubai: A technical crew of over 25, four motorcycles to record images, a total of 12 cameras, their mobile receiving stations and an OB unit for the finish line. The aerial setup consists of local helicopters that cover all the stages of the Tour. 

Footage of ...


Thu 24 Apr 2014

PAI Partners to acquire Euro Media Group

PAI Partners to acquire Euro Media Group

PAI Partners, a leading European private equity firm headquartered in Paris, has made a binding offer to purchase Euro Media Group (EMG), Europe’s leading provider of audiovisual facilities and services. EMG’s founders and original shareholders, including Sofinim (Ackermans & van Haaren group) and Banijay Holding, will reinvest alongside PAI Partners in the proposed transaction, together with the senior management team.

Created in 1983 as Euro Television by Chantal Barry, Jean-Pierre Barry and Luc Geoffroy, EMG offers a large range of services to broadcasters and producers for the production and delivery of audiovisual content: studios; outside broadcasting trucks; media centers ...


Wed 09 Apr 2014

DVS & BLT strenghten their Hypermotion partnership at NAB

 DVS & BLT strenghten their Hypermotion partnership at NAB

At NAB SHOW 2014 in Las Vegas, Digital Video Sud (DVS), provider of ultra motion services, and BLT Italia, manufacturer of Broadcast video server, strengthen their collaboration introducing a Sport Package with includes ultra slow motion camera   
Superloupe HD+ and BLT Hypermotion Server. The system will be on display at BLT booth C6045.       
   
Aram  Novoyan, General Manager at DVS :       
"Working on the Italian market for many years (since 1999) we had the opportunity to discover and appreciate the quality of the BLT products on major events, which naturally led us to collaborate on the controller system Hypermotion Superloupe HD+, very ...


Fri 28 Mar 2014

Stars, snow, and sporting action: nobeo in the thick of ARD's “Star Biathlon 2014”

Stars, snow, and sporting action: nobeo in the thick of ARD's “Star Biathlon 2014”

A host of stars was put to the test in the icy winter sport show event “Star Biathlon 2014”. The stars’ mission: prove their worth at the Olympic ski facility in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in not only the regular biathlon disciplines, but also the parallel slalom, horned sled race, and downhill Zipflbob (Mini-Bob).
A number of popular TV celebrities took on this physically exhausting challenge, including Stefanie Hertel, Mareile Höppner, Ulla Kock am Brink, Thomas Heinze, Miroslav Nemec, and Marco Schreyl. The ARD show was hosted by Matthias Opdenhövel and Magdalena Neuner, as they followed the action on the slopes ...


Tue 11 Mar 2014

PSG – Real Madrid UEFA Youth League : EMG for Europe, EMF for France.

PSG – Real Madrid UEFA Youth League : EMG for Europe, EMF for France.

Thanks to its European presence, EMG proposes a unique offer in Europe for the production of the UEFA’s Youth League international feed. 

Since the start of the competition in October last year, EMG deploys local human and technical resources for the coverage of each match, while Euro Media France concentrates on marketing and production management.

This Tuesday 11 March, production of the junior version of the Champions League is handled entirely by Euro Media France as the match takes place at the Stade Charlety in Paris’ 13th arrondissement.  

Broadcast live on Eurosport (6pm, local time) and produced by Serge ...


Thu 06 Mar 2014

Video interview of Thierry Drilhon, CEO of Euro Media Group

Video interview of Thierry Drilhon, CEO of Euro Media Group

Interviewed by Challenges, Thierry Drilhon, CEO of Euro Media Group, outlines the group’s upcoming events  

Translation of the interview:

Thierry Drilhon is the CEO of Euro Media Group, a partner of Club Business. His activities extend across all areas of image production especially outside of France. He gives details of the upcoming events that will be covered by the group. 

Euro Media Group was present at the Sochi Olympics Games. What did you do exactly?

We deployed over 200 technicians, close to 250 cameras and 11 OB trucks in Sochi.  They produced part of the coverage of the sporting ...


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