College Football Preview 2022: SEC on CBS Gets Going With New C360 Pylon Cams, AR Graphics
SEC on CBS, in its penultimate season, will wow at-home viewers once more with a pair of innovations. Beginning with tomorrow’s Penn State vs. Auburn matchup in Jordan-Hare Stadium at 3:30 p.m. ET, the coverage will deploy C360’s new wired Pylon Cams with pan-tilt-zoom control in 4K, and augmented-reality (AR) virtual graphics.
World Games Provide Test Bed for Olympics Production
Think of it as a Summer League for the Olympics. The World Games 2022, the international multi-sport event that ended on Sunday after a 10-day run in Birmingham, AL, is a proving ground for possible tweaks to Olympics-production workflows as well as a parade for potential new Olympic sports.
College Football Kickoff 2021: As Crews Return Onsite, CBS Sports Welcomes New F&F Truck for SEC Package
After a 2020 season fraught with logistical challenges and largely REMI productions, CBS Sports returns to the college gridiron next Saturday with nearly all its production crew back onsite. The network’s SEC on CBSproductions have a new home in F&F Productions’ GTX-20, and its CBS Sports Network college-football operations will be once again onsite after primarily being produced remotely.
CBS Sports Hits the Road With F&F for Superstar Racing Experience Production
The roots of auto racing invariably filter down from massive multimillion-dollar speedways to asphalt and dirt short tracks across America. For the next six weeks, some of those tracks will be front and center as the Camping World Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) brings 12 racing legends to small-town USA, bringing world-class drivers to world-class short tracks.
Bill McKechney of F&F Productions Retires after 40 Years
Bill McKechney, Vice President of Engineering, F&F Productions, has announced his retirement after 40 years with the company. “McKechney has been an intricate part of F&F and has earned the trust, loyalty and respect of our clients across the country”, says George Orgera, President/CEO, F&F Productions. “He will be missed.”
Live From Final Four: Teamcast Model Births Twin Productions Compounds
It should come as little surprise that running three simultaneous live shows would produce a significantly larger production footprint. CBS and Turner Sports have nearly doubled their equipment output over last year’s Final Four and, as a result, were required to lay out two full truck compounds on different levels of the stadium’s grounds, one for the main game production and the other for the Teamcasts and international shows. L to R: F&F Productio…
Sports Video Hall of Fame Class of 2014
Congratulations to our CEO & President, George Orgera for his induction into the Sports Video Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Thank you for making a difference in the way the world tells and see stories!
Live From The US Open: Broadcasters Rely on F&F Productions for Major Court Coverage
On the court, the US Open may be every man for himself, but not so in the truck compound. Located just outside Arthur Ashe Stadium, F&F Productions’ GTX-16, GTX-14, and an accompanying B unit provide resources for CBS, ESPN, and Tennis Channel, while sharing resources with fellow mobile-production providers to ensure that every network gets a smooth show.
F&F Productions Set to Acquire Crosscreek Television
In yet another step toward further consolidation of the remote-production industry, F&F Productions has entered into an agreement to acquire the HD Mobile Unit assets of Crosscreek Television. This deal comes after a long-standing relationship between the two companies and is expected to be finalized by June 15.
Live From Final Four: F&F Productions Anchors Loaded Compound
With three linear television productions and a host of studio and digital programming coming from in and around NRG Stadium in Houston for this weekend’s Final Four, it is no surprise that the production compound is jam-packed.
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