SVG Europe's The Football Summit

SVG Europe's The Football Summit

SVG Europe's The Football Summit 2023 looked at how broadcasters can continue to augment televised and online coverage of the beautiful game, with case studies from FIFA Qatar 2022 plus sessions on match coverage innovations, using data and graphics for punditry and analysis, and creating content for football clubs.

SVG Europe's The Football Summit
  • Opening Remarks From EVS

    Nicolas Bourdon, EVS, Chief Marketing Officer

  • Top of the Table: Innovation at European Football Leagues

    From flag cams and 'cinematic' shots, to data visualisation and fan engagement, representatives from major football league host broadcasters showcase and highlight recent technical, editorial and production innovations across match coverage, presentation and/or content distribution, and discuss w...

  • Calling the Shots: Football Storytellers on the Art of Directing

    In 2022, director Laurent Lachand directed host broadcast coverage of the two biggest games in world football, the Qatar 2022 World Cup Final and the Champions League Final. Together with director Sigrid Lelièvre, who worked on the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France and was the first woman to direc...

  • How European Broadcasters are Attracting the Next Generation of Football Fans

    Sky in the UK and Germany are pioneering new styles of production of top-flight football matches with the aim of attracting younger viewers. This session details how and why they are doing it.

    Jo Osborne, Sky Sports, Head of Women’s Sport
    Alessandro Reitano, Sky Deutschland, SVP of Sp...

  • Best Seat in the House: Making Football Coverage More Immersive

    Qatar 2022 was the setting for advances in capturing, managing and distributing immersive audio and images. This two-part session will explore the creative choices and technical challenges and consider what’s next for football’s relationship with HDR imagery and immersive audio.

    Part 1: Immersiv...

  • Model Cityzens: Creativity and Content Production at Manchester City

    In a special fireside chat, Gavin Johnson, Group Media Director at City Football Group, discusses the creativity, production and content strategy at Manchester City, outlining what they do, and how and why they do it, before providing insight into where the Premier League champions' content that ...

  • Inside Saudi Sports Company’s Plans For a New Remote Production Facility

    Amid an influx of talent and growing interest from European broadcasters, the Saudi Sports Company (SSC) is making a major investment in the coverage of the Saudi Pro League (SPL), including the construction of a new production centre to enable remote UHD-HDR live coverage of the league. The proj...

  • Piracy and Content Protection in Football

    With live sports’ ability to drive audiences, it is highly prized by broadcasters and platforms – as well as criminals. This session will consider the impact of pirated content and illegal streams on the sports broadcasting industry and explore the technology and solutions available to counter th...

  • Lessons Learned from Live Cloud Production: A Chyron Case Study

    In this comprehensive case study, Chyron's Diana Arsene reviews lessons learned from early implementations of cloud-native live production encompassing switching, graphics, audio, replay and telestration.

    Sportsground, a Swedish production company has successfully used Chyron LIVE to scale up, ...