Chapter 21Remote Production

“Live remote events are the core of television. They are the one thing television can do that no other medium can match. There are things movies can do better, there are things radio can do better, but no other medium can bring you a visual report of an event as it’s happening.”

—Tony Verna, Director


Coordination meetings: These meetings provide a forum for all parties involved in the production to share ideas, communicate issues that may affect other areas, and ensure that all details are ready for the production.

Remote survey (recce): This site survey assesses the venue and determines how, where, how many, who, what, and how much.

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