“The Men’s World Cup is the single biggest event in sports. We had to edit [the footage] and get it back to Russia in minutes for playback in the studio show.”
As the dust settles on a stellar 2018 World Cup in Russia, Fox Sports has a chance to look back at the operations of the massive event. Many pieces of the production puzzle were important to make the telecasts of each game a success, but data management was of the utmost importance.
Fox Sports’ data-management team — Executive Director, Broadcast Data Network Infrastructure, Adam Hall; Executive Director, Post Production, Reed Kaufman; SVP, Production Operations, Dustin Myers; and Senior Director, Media Management, David Sobel — stopped by last week’s SVG Sports Content Management & Storage Forum to discuss the workflows deployed.