Monday, November 19, 2018Super League Gaming CCO Matt Edelman on the Potential Behind Amateur Esports CompetitionsWhile professional esports remain a wide open field of various competitions and leagues, Super League Gaming reigns at the top of the mountain when it comes to amateur esports. Our Brandon Costa caught up with Matt Edelman, Super League Gaming's Chief Commercial Officer to discuss the organization's place in the sports world and the promise he sees in the amateur and collegiate esports landscape.Monday, November 19, 2018Esports Production Forum: Creating the Esports Arena Experience [FULL PANEL]Esports arenas and venues designed specifically for esports competitors as well as thousands of fans, continue to be constructed around the globe. In this panel discussion from our inaugural Esports Production Forum, take a deeper dive into some of the most recent arena builds and learn more about the control rooms and in-venue video and audio experiences that are making esports arenas an increasingly hot place for fans to gather. Speakers: Kevin Cottam, Ross Video, Director, Sports and Live Events Pete Emminger, Blizzard Entertainment, Senior Director, Global Broadcast Robert Jordan CVE, Industry Consultant Michael Little, Artistic Resources Corporation, President Darrell Wenhardt, CBT Systems, Founding Principal Moderator: Karen Hogan Ketchum, SVG, Director of Production Panelists:Monday, November 19, 2018Esports Production Forum: At the Front Bench - Inside Live Esports Productions [FULL PANEL]Live esports productions contrast mightily with those of traditional stick-and-ball sports. From the control room to the observer room, esports production teams are blazing the trail when it comes to modern day storytelling. In this panel discussion from our inaugural Esports Production Forum, go inside the minds of some of today’s top esports producers and directors to learn what it takes to create a top-level viewing experience. Speakers: Matt Celli, NBC Sports and Olympics, Head of Production Technology, Innovation and Data Corey Dunn, NGAGE Esports, Executive Producer Frank LaSpina, Blizzard Entertainment, Senior Producer of Overwatch Broadcast David Lee, ESP Gaming, VP, Operations Dave Stewart, Riot Games, NA LCS Executive Producer and Broadcast Lead Moderator: Jeff Jacobs, Skyline New Media, Principal and Esports Production Forum ChairMonday, November 19, 2018Esports Production Forum: The Growing Role of Esports at the Collegiate Level [FULL PANEL]Universities and college conferences across the country are embracing the esports revolution by launching their own esports initiatives. In addition, grassroots-style amateur leagues are looking to provide a new development path for up-and-coming gamers. In this panel discussion from our inaugural Esports Production Forum, learn about theses organizations’ strategies, their primary goals, and why they believe esports will play a vital role in their future success. Speakers: Mark “Garvey” Candella, Twitch, Director, Strategic Partnerships Mark Deppe, UCI Esports, Director; NASEF, Commissioner Matt Edelman, Super League Gaming, Chief Commercial Officer Erin Harvego, BTN, VP, Marketing Moderator: Jay Tucker, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Executive Director, Center for M.E.M.E.SMonday, November 19, 2018Esports Production Forum: Asset Management, Post Production, and Storage in Esports [FULL PANEL]Esports content creators face a unique challenge when it comes to post event workflows. In this panel discussion from our inaugural Esports Production Forum, experts discuss how can they easily and most cost effectively store a massive amount of content that is created on a daily basis? How can they leverage cloud-based resources and systems to enhance their post-event operations? And much more. Panelists: Scott Adametz, Riot Games, Director, Esports Production Engineering Thomas Burns, Dell EMC, CTO, Media and Entertainment Michael Green, Machinima/Warner Bros. Digital Networks, Director of Content Operations Ray Panahon, Riot Games, Technical Lead, Esports Jordan Woods, Western Digital, Technologist Moderator: Mark Chiolis, HPA, Board of DirectorsThursday, November 15, 2018Duke's Chad Lampman Goes Inside Blue Devil Network's New ACC Network FacilitiesOver the past couple of years, member institutions of the Atlantic Coast Conference have been preparing in a big way for this summer's launch of the ACC Network. In partnership with ESPN, the conference is constructing impressive video production facilities up and down the east coast with Duke University bing one of the first to putting the finishing touches on theirs. SVG hosted a special event and tour of these new facilities at our SVG College: Carolina event on the Durham campus last month. There, our Brandon Costa got the chance to chat with Director of Blue Devil Network Chad Lampman to take you through the project.Wednesday, November 14, 2018NBC Sports' Matt Celli on the Value of Bringing Esports to Traditional TelevisionNBC Sports is one of the "traditional" sports media players that has dipped its toe in the esports waters producing some big time events, including Universal Open Rocket League (Season 2) this past summer. At our inaugural Esports Production Forum, Matt Celli, Head of Production Technology, Innovation and Data at NBC Sports and Olympics shares how the company has dedicated resources across the board - from NBCSN to its regional sports networks - and what they've learned along the way.Wednesday, November 14, 2018SVG Esports Production Forum: New Business Models and Technology InnovationIn this special session presented at the 2018 SVG Esports Production Forum in Los Angeles on Nov. 6, Nelson Rodriguez from Akamai Technologies unpacks the old and the new of esports, and explores where genuine innovation may come from in the future. Many of the existing monetization models of esports follow tried and true formats from traditional sports. Akamai has met with esports leaders all over the world, and some companies are experimenting with new approaches to engaging with audiences and driving revenue. Presenter: Nelson Rodriguez, Akamai Technologies, Global Director, Media Industry StrategyTuesday, November 13, 2018SVG Esports Production Forum: Building an Esports and Gamer News NetworkEsports and competitive gaming is changing rapidly with new game titles, new content and the creation of professional eSports leagues. At the 2018 SVG Esports Production Forum in Los Angeles on Nov. 18, Gayle Dickie and Rob Rettberg took the stage to detail how they are creating and delivering the entire spectrum of gamer news topics that are important to gamers around the world. Learn how they are leveraging Virtual Set technology to build this unique mobile and web platform specifically targeted to the esports and global games industry. Presenters: Gayle Dickie, Gamer World News Entertainment, CEO and Executive Producer Rob Rettberg, Gamer World News Entertainment, Executive VP, ProductionTuesday, November 13, 2018SVG Esports Production Forum: Nielsen Presents on State of the Market and the Esports RevolutionIn this special session presented at the 2018 SVG Esports Production Forum in Los Angeles on Nov. 6, Nielsen's Nicole PIke provided an overview of the rapidly growing Esports industry. Esports is a mature business that stretches back decades, but it is a new world for those who have built their career in traditional sports media. This presentation provides an overview of the current esports market, including the major organizations involved, how fans are consuming this content, and what esports means to the broader sports and entertainment industries at large. Presenter: Nicole Pike, Nielsen Esports, Managing DirectorTuesday, November 13, 2018Turner Sports' Robert Occhialini on How Eye-Tracking, Sports Science Are Changing Esports ProductionTurner Sports became one of the first legacy broadcasters to dive into the deep end of the esports pool when it launched the ELEAGUE property in 2016 and, since then, its invested a lot of staff and resources into developing a viewing experience unlike anything seen before in video production. At SVG’s inaugural Esports Production Forum, our Director of Digital Brandon Costa chatted with Robert Occhialini, VP, Esports Products and Technology at Turner Sports to discuss how his team is developing technology and broadcast tools - like eye-tracking - to change how consumers at home watch their favorite esports.Monday, November 12, 2018ESP Gaming's David Lee Dissects the Challenges of Staging and Broadcasting Live Esports EventsIt's a total cliche, but the esports industry is still a "Wild West" of leagues, competitions, and live content creators. ESP Gaming is one of those outfits rising consistently to the top. At SVG’s inaugural Esports Production Forum, our Director of Digital Brandon Costa caught up with David Lee, VP of Operations for ESP Gaming to discuss the league's overall strategy, how technology impacts the storytelling of ESP-sanctioned competitions, how the company goes about staging events, and more.Friday, November 9, 2018Twitch's Garvey Candella on Backing Content Partners, Supporting StudentsWhen it comes to esports distribution platforms, there's little arguing that Twitch is the reigning champ. A big part of their recent successes lie in the company's efforts to reach out and collaborate with content creators to supply them with the advice and the tools necessary to stand out in a crowded landscape. At SVG's inaugural Esports Production Forum, our Director of Digital Brandon Costa caught up with Mark “Garvey” Candella, Director, Strategic Partnerships for Twitch to discuss the value in establishing partnerships with its key content creators, why he decided to found a division dedicated to outreach to colleges, and how esports content creation can be a fantastic confidence-builder for young men and women.Friday, November 9, 2018Esports Production Forum: Remote Production - Safe at Home [FULL PANEL]National sports networks and esports leagues around the globe are embracing a new means of working whereby the control room for the production is located thousands of miles away. During a panel discussion at the 2018 SVG Esports Production Forum, experienced pros in the field discuss this new form of operations, how it creates new opportunities and challenges, and what the future holds. Panelists: Robert Erickson, Grass Valley, Advanced Technology Director Linda Hannan, The Switch, Director of Sales Ray Panahon, Riot Games, Technical Lead, Esports Mitch Rosenthal, Riot Games, Head of Production and Operations Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief EditorThursday, November 1, 2018Tech Case Study: Enhancing Esports Media Workflows With Flexible IP DeliveryThis case study examines event organizers’ use of PCCW Global’s Console Connect platform for live production. The software-defined platform enables on-demand, flexible, private interconnections to the cloud, media platforms, datacenters, and distribution hubs. During an event, it can provide secure, cost-effective IP delivery circuits, whether to enhance the media workflow or for delivery of the final cut. Focus of the case study is a recent esports event in Hong Kong, where Console Connect provided flexible, instant bandwidth from the stadium location to both the gaming servers and AWS for live streaming. For the Friday-Sunday event, bandwidth was provided via web portal starting on Thursday morning with turndown Monday night, with no-long term contracts. This case study was presented at the 2018 SVG TranSPORT conference on Oct. 16 at NYC's Microsoft Technology Center by Jay Turner, PCCW Global, VP, Development and Operations.Thursday, November 1, 2018Tech Case Study: How FOX Sports Revolutionized the Delivery of the 2018 FIFA World CupFor the production of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, FOX Sports needed an integrated best-of-breed solution that would quickly enable it to edit content in near real time for all 64 World Cup matches in Russia using their state-of-the-art production facilities in Los Angeles. Hear how IBM Aspera FASPStream and Telestream Lightspeed Live and Vantage solutions enabled high-quality streaming to FOX Sports’ remote production teams in near real-time over unmanaged IP networks. As a result, FOX was able to reduce or eliminated significant production costs while increasing the amount of HD & UHD content uploaded (nearly 2 petabytes) that was used to produce over 150 feature pieces and countless promotional & editorial highlights. At the 2018 SVG TranSPORT conference on Oct. 16 at NYC's Microsoft Technology Center, Aspera (an IBM Company) CTO Mike Flathers presented this case study regarding Fox Sports' monumental efforts during the FIFA World CupWednesday, October 31, 2018SVG On Demand: How ATSC 3.0 Could Revolutionize the Live-TV IndustryAt SVG's annual TranSPORT event at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City on Oct. 16, Madeleine Noland – the Chair of ATSC Technology Group 3 and LG Electronics' Senior Advisor on Technology and Standards – presented a whirlwind tour of the latest advancements in ATSC 3.0. ATSC 3.0 is a major version of the ATSC standards for television broadcasting created by the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) comprising more than 20 standards and several best practices. ASTC 3.0 is designed to offer support for newer technologies, including HEVC for video channels of up to 2160p 4K resolution at 120 frames per second, wide color gamut, HDR, Dolby AC-4 and MPEG-H 3D Audio, datacasting capabilities, more robust mobile television support, targeted advertising, and finer public alerting.Tuesday, October 30, 2018Aspera CTO Mike Flathers Breaks Down FIFA World Cup Video Transfer TechAspera's video streaming software built on top of its FASPStream protocol has rapidly become one of the industry's go-to sources for video transfer at scale. And there's perhaps no bigger scale than the FIFA World Cup. Aspera CTO Mike Flathers stopped to chat with our Jason Dachman at NAB New York about how Aspera played a major role under the hood of Fox Sports' coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and gives us the latest on what the tech company is up to. Aspera served as the title sponsor for SVG's recent TranSPORT event held on October 16 in New York City.Friday, October 12, 2018SVG Webinar: How Notre Dame Leverages LiveU Bonded Cellular for At-Home ProductionThis SVG Webinar: Technology in Action features representatives from The University of Notre Dame and LiveU and is entitled “Cover More for Less: The Value of Cellular Bonding and At-Home Production“. Learn how cellular bonding has changed the game for The University of Notre Dame and how it can impact your business. Cellular bonding creates unique opportunities to produce reliable HD-quality live video at extremely low delay – without cost, resource, and infrastructure roadblocks. Crews no longer need to run miles of cable or pay costly satellite uplink fees to get the best quality possible. The at-home production (REMI) model takes things even further by simplifying logistics and reducing costs, making high-quality multi-cam live production within everyone’s reach. The University of Notre Dame’s Executive Producer of Live Events Mike Bonner and Director of Broadcast Technology Scott Rinehart, along with LiveU’s Sports Sales Director Dave Belding, sit down with SVG’s Chief Editor Jason Dachman to discuss live production gear and workflows, HEVC features and benefits, production challenges, and successes. Learn how cellular bonding changed the game for The University of Notre Dame and see how it can impact your business.Friday, September 7, 2018SVG On Demand: Program Productions President Robert Carzoli on the Power of the ProCrewz AppAs the largest provider of broadcast-production labor services in the U.S., Program Productions plays a vital role in the live-sports-production ecosystem. Five years ago, in an effort to streamline operations for both clients and crew, Program Production launched ProCrewz – the first national, standardized enterprise resource management system for the live-event and broadcast-TV industries. Now, the company has taken it one step further by launching the ProCrewz App – an instant, reliable data solution for both clients and freelancers. The app allows freelancers to easily track expenses, call times, and jobs they are working, as well as streamline communication with both Program Productions and its clients. It also allows users to easily log into or out of any job right from their phone. Earlier this summer in Chicago, Program Productions President/CEO Robert Carzoli spoke with SVG at the third-annual RSN Summit – which was title sponsored by Program Productions – to discuss the power of the ProCrewz app, why he believes events like the RSN Summit are important to the industry, and how he sees the business evolving in the future.Tuesday, September 4, 2018Timelapse: Inside ESPN's Massive Production Set Up at the US OpenFor ESPN, it simply doesn’t get bigger than US Open tennis. Even with thousands of live events on its annual production calendar, ESPN’s annual pilgrimage to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) stands out as the largest and most complex. Here's a timelapse look at ESPN's massive setup process leading up to first serve at the Open.Thursday, August 16, 2018Tech Case Study: How the WWE Handles Content Disaster RecoveryIn the world of disaster recovery, the best defense is a good a offense. In this case study presentation from the 2018 Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, Zack Riccobono, the WWE's Senior Director of Post Production shares the company's recently completed DR project. Hear about the reality of redirecting 100+ workstations to a new DR system, minimizing the gap between systems to maximize productivity, and the challenges of transitioning back. Also learn how the WWE is looking ahead and at ways to leverage remote workflows and the cloud to support broader deployments and reduce costs. This case study was sponsored by Avid.Tuesday, August 14, 2018Tech Case Study: PGA TOUR Entertainment Uses Viz One For Search, Logging, and InfrastructureBack in 2015, PGA TOUR Entertainment needed an easy way to manage their more than 100,000 hours of digitized content. Their migration to Viz One that year has given them unparalleled control of their content for advanced search, logging, infrastructure and distribution. During this session from SVG's 2018 Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, PGA TOUR’s Director, Media Asset Management Michael Raimondo and Vizrt’s Senior Director, Enterprise Solutions Architecture Arun Krishnaswamy walk you through how these features evolved today, and what the future holds for such a key asset in PGA TOUR’s business and content production.Monday, August 13, 2018Tech Case Study: Monetize Your Sports Video Archives in the New World of DistributionSports teams, leagues, and rightsholders understand that video archives are one of their most valuable assets…but how do you index thousands or tens of thousands of hours footage in a way that makes it easily searchable and discoverable for a variety of monetization use cases? In this case study presentation from our Sports Content Management and Storage Forum, learn how Formula 1 is using AWS Media Services, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to obtain a broader understanding of its content library and audiences while increasing revenues from video assets. This presentation is made by Aaron Tunnell, Business Development Manager, Media and Entertainment at Amazon Web Services.Monday, August 6, 2018Sports OTT Forum: AWS Elemental's Todd Hinders on the Tech Behind Industry's OTT ExplosionOver-the-top (OTT) and live streaming business strategies are having a profound effect on the sports media industry and vendors like AWS Elemental are pushing the boundaries technologically to take sports video to new skies that it has never ventured before. At the SVG Sports OTT Forum, our Jason Dachman chatted with Todd Hinders, VP of Field Operations - Americas for AWS Elemental to discuss the latest in OTT technology and why events like the Sports OTT Forum are important to industry growth.Thursday, August 2, 2018SCMS 2018: Vox Media's Sarah Semlear on Managing Media Assets in a Digital WorldFor legacy media companies and sports leagues, properly managing and archiving one's video asset library has continued to grow into an even greater challenge for operations professionals. For new, digital-native outfits, the task can be just as daunting and, in some ways, completely unique. At SVG's Sports Asset Management & Storage Forum in New York City last week, our Brandon Costa talked with Sarah Semlear, Director of Post Production and Video Operations at Vox Media to break down the obstacles and opportunities that she faces in her role and what the benefits are to learning from industry colleagues at networking events, even when the content may be different for a non-sports entity.Tuesday, July 31, 2018SCMS 2018: Quantum's Molly Presley Shares the Latest on StorNext and Tiered StorageFor many years now, Quantum has been one of the media industry's leaders in the world of storage and asset management. At SVG's annual Sports Content Management and Storage Forum, our Brandon Costa caught up with Molly Presley, VP, Product Management, Global Marketing & Investor Relations at Quantum to discuss the latest with the company's flagship storage platform StorNext and how tiered storage is growing into a larger part of the business.Monday, July 30, 2018NBC Sports Digital's Eric Black on How Mobile Shaped Telemundo's World Cup Streaming SuccessTelemundo enjoyed a wildly-successful FIFA World Cup this summer, including huge viewership numbers on the streaming side, most notably on digital. SVG's Jason Dachman caught up with Eric Black, CTO at NBC Sports Digital and Playmaker Media which provided the backend support for all of Telemundo's streaming offerings during the World Cup. They discuss the challenges and lessons learned on the company's first World Cup. Black was also the chairman of the inaugural SVG Sports OTT Forum held on July 26 in New York City. He discusses his participation in the event and why he feels its important for those who work on the digital side of the sports media business.Tuesday, July 17, 2018Inside Innovation at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game With Fox Sports' Francisco ContrerasThe MLB All-Star Game is a breeding ground for sports video production innovation and this year's edition in Washington D.C. is no exception. Fox Sports is breaking ground with a SkyCam, has deployed a camera arsenal loaded with high speed cameras, and much more. At Nationals Park, our Jason Dachman catches up with Francisco "Paco" Contreras, Director, Field Operations of Fox Sports to give the full lowdown on the tech enhancements at this year's Midsummer Classic.Tuesday, July 3, 2018Behind the Scenes of Fox Sports' 2018 FIFA World Cup Production in RussiaSVG is live in Moscow going behind the scenes at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In this interview with SVG's Brandon Costa, Fox Sports Director of Operations Rod Conti provides an overview of the network's operation in Russia, including its primary set in Red Square, its relationship with Host Broadcast Services, and how it compares to its 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup production in Vancouver.Tuesday, June 19, 2018SVG College Summit: Imagen Case Study - How Auburn Is Delivering More Content for PartnersAuburn University was looking for a simple way to manage and distribute its latest college sports highlights to local and national TV networks as well as providing rapid access to archived content through a secure web portal. Weston Carter, Director of Video Services, Media Systems at Auburn Athletics Department, explains what happened when they chose Imagen to provide more choices and self-serve access to game highlights, interviews, and exclusive behind the scenes footage. Presenter: Weston Carter, Auburn Athletics Department, Director of Video Services, Media SystemsTuesday, June 19, 2018SVG College Summit: Avid Case Study - Archiving the ACC with Raycom SportsA television partner with the Atlantic Coast Conference since 1983, Raycom Sports’ move to a completely digital workflow enabled the digitization of 35 years of ACC history. Join Raycom’s Alex Farmartino as he shares how Raycom brought their history to the present day. Presenter: Alex Farmartino, Raycom Sports, Coordinating ProducerWednesday, June 13, 2018Morgan Uber on Creative Process Behind the Patriot League's "Among the Few" Video SeriesIn a video project unlike anything the conference had ever taken on before, the Patriot League produced a seven-part miniseries this year called “Among the Few,” which chronicled Navy’s Class of 1977 Gettysburg Leadership Encounter. The entire series, which was a finalist for a 2018 SVG College Sports Media Award was produced by just two people: Director of Multimedia and Creative Services Jimmy Johnson and Network Correspondent Morgan Uber. At the SVG College Summit, we caught up with Uber to break down the project and talk about why in today's media world, video producers need to be able to do it all.Wednesday, June 13, 2018How Scott Hecht's ESPN Background Has Syracuse Primed For ACC Network SuccessSyracuse is one of 14 universities with preparations underway for the 2019 launch of the ESPN-supporting ACC Network. At the SVG College Summit, we caught up with Scott Hecht, who is senior producer for the Orange and overseeing the athletic department's new video efforts. With a background working for ESPN and helping launch the SEC Network just a few years ago, Hecht has this kind of project built into his DNA.Wednesday, June 13, 2018Texas A&M's Andy Richardson Chats About the History of 12th Man ProductionsFew do video production bigger - and better - than Texas A&M's 12th Man Productions. The university has been a leader in the athletics video space since the early 1990s and built out a multi-million dollar facility as part of the renovation of Kyle Field in 2014. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Texas A&M was honored with the SVG/NACDA Technology Leadership Award for its outstanding commitment to video production infrastructure and technology. We caught up with Andy Richardson who runs 12th Man Productions and has been a part of the team for more than two decades to talk about it all.Wednesday, June 13, 2018SVG College Summit: How ACC Schools Are Readying for the ACC Network [FULL PANEL]For many months now, 15 schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference have been investing in equipment, infrastructure, and talent in anticipation of the debut of the ACC Network. While the new media venture will not launch across linear providers until 2019, video departments from across the conference offered an update of their current status during a panel discussion at the 2018 SVG College Summit. They shared what’s left to accomplish, what lessons they have learned along the way, and what they would differently if given the chance. Panelists: Rick Bagby, Clemson University Athletics, Assistant Athletic Director, Video and Technology Andy Blanton, Georgia Tech Athletic Association, Assistant AD, Video and Broadcast Services Ken Cleary, University of North Carolina Athletics, Assistant Athletic Director, Go Heels Productions and Creative Services Chad Lampman, Duke University, Executive Director of Blue Devil Network Josh Shibler, CTG, VP and Project Executive Moderator: Scott Hecht, Syracuse University Athletics, Senior ProducerTuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: Live Tour of Notre Dame's Martin Media CenterIn late 2017, the University of Notre Dame opened an impressive multi-million dollar, 18,000-square foot media complex dubbed the Martin Media Center. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, execs from the university offered an in-depth tour from their campus in South Bend, IN live to attendees at the conference in Atlanta. Mike Bonner, Executive Producer, Live Events for Fighting Irish Media and Aaron Creasy, Chief Engineer of Notre Dame Studios take you through the spectacular facility. This live tour was made possible through our friends at LiveU.Tuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: Bowling Green's Michael Leopardo on Finding Time For ImprovementSchools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. How do the smallest staffs, many times made up of one-person bands, get it all done? At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Michael Leopardo, Multimedia Production Coordinator at Bowling Green State University, says its important, even with a busy schedule, to find time to improve your department and yourself.Tuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: Cathage's John Voynovich on Integrating Student HelpSchools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. How do the smallest staffs, many times made up of one-person bands, get it all done? At the 2018 SVG College Summit, John Voynovich, Webcasting Producer at Division III Carthage College, explains how he makes students a key part of his operations.Tuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: How “Mid-Major” Video Teams Pave a Road to Video Success [FULL PANEL]Schools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, reps from various smaller schools of key technology vendors share what tech and strategies are making it possible for those with the smallest budgets and staffs succeed. Learn how these content producers, some of which are one-person bands in their athletic department, make it all work. Panelists: Mike Connell, Sportzcast, President Michael Leopardo, Bowling Green State University, Multimedia Production Coordinator Michelle Manzo, Elon University, Coordinating Producer, Maroon Sports Richie Murray, Blackbird, Consultant John Voynovich, Carthage College, Webcasting Coordinator Moderator: Chris Mycoskie, Southland Conference, Associate Commissioner, Broadcast and New MediaTuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: Elon's Michelle Manzo Advises to Make the Most of Your SummersSchools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. How do the smallest staffs, many times made up of one-person bands, get it all done? At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Michelle Manzo, Coordinating Producer, Maroon Sports at Elon University advises to make the most of your summers and plan for the year ahead.Tuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: What's One Technology These Mid-Majors Couldn't Live Without?Schools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. How do the smallest staffs, many times made up of one-person bands, get it all done? At the 2018 SVG College Summit, a panel of mid-major experts share the one technology they couldn't live without.Tuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: Elon's Michelle Manzo on Prioritizing a Video Department's GoalsSchools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. How do the smallest staffs, many times made up of one-person bands, get it all done? At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Michelle Manzo, Coordinating Producer, Maroon Sports at Elon University, emphasized the important of prioritizing a video department's goals.Tuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: How Bowling Green Trains Students to Support Its Video EffortsSchools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. How do the smallest staffs, many times made up of one-person bands, get it all done? At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Michael Leopardo, Multimedia Production Coordinator at Bowling Green State University, explains how he trains students to fill out his video team.Tuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: Sportzcast's Mike Connell on the Value of Autmated MetadataSchools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. How do the smallest staffs, many times made up of one-person bands, get it all done? At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Mike Connell, President of Sportzcast, discusses the automation of metadata and its role in streamlining video operations.Tuesday, June 12, 2018SVG College Summit: How Do Mid-Major Video Teams Add Social Media to Their Busy Plates?Schools of all shapes and sizes have seen their athletic departments become media companies within themselves. How do the smallest staffs, many times made up of one-person bands, get it all done? At the 2018 SVG College Summit, a panel of mid-major experts share how they add social media content creation to their already-demanding workloads.Friday, June 8, 2018SVG College Summit: 12th Man Productions Has Become a Recruiting ToolAdvancements in technology and the need for creating live content from points all around a college campus have made the centralized control media the preferred infrastructure method. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Andy Richardson, Assistant Athletic Director, 12th Man Productions at Texas A&M says that his department's facilities have become a major draw for recruits.Friday, June 8, 2018SVG College Summit: When Building a Control Room, Plan For Tomorrow, Not TodayAdvancements in technology and the need for creating live content from points all around a college campus have made the centralized control media the preferred infrastructure method. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, a panel of experts from across the college athletics landscape explained that the best thing one can do when building out a new facility is to plan for the future.Friday, June 8, 2018SVG College Summit: Valpo's Ron Blatz Overcame a Tight Timeline For Building His Control RoomAdvancements in technology and the need for creating live content from points all around a college campus have made the centralized control media the preferred infrastructure method. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Ron Blatz, Broadcast and Streaming Manager at Valparaiso University explains how his department had a tight timeline to open their facility and shares how they did it.Friday, June 8, 2018SVG College Summit: What Texas A&M Andy Richardson Would Do Differently With His Control RoomAdvancements in technology and the need for creating live content from points all around a college campus have made the centralized control media the preferred infrastructure method. At the 2018 SVG College Summit, Andy Richardson, Assistant Athletic Director, 12th Man Productions at Texas A&M University shares what he would do differently with his three-year-old facility if given the chance.