What Is Remote Production?

Why live? Live events are the core of TV. They are the one thing TV 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. TV makes everyone part of history.

Tony Verna, Director, 5 Super Bowls and 12 Kentucky Derbys and Live TV: An Inside Look at Directing and Producing

Remote or outside broadcast (OB) production can be defined as a multi-camera production occurring outside of a studio context. Remotes come in all sizes. A small remote may consist of a two-camera production operating out of a small production mini-van. A big remote may include 20 or more cameras ...

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