‘Remotes’ (outside broadcasts) cover situations ranging from sports events, exhibitions, conferences, to Grand Opera. So working conditions and venues can be extremely varied, including sports stadia, industrial locations, churches, theaters, golf-courses, etc.
While a studio camera crew usually works within sight of each other, a remotes unit may be dispersed over a vast area, each camera being isolated by the sheer scale of operations.
Remotes vehicles can be anything from a compact two-camera truck to a mobile production control room with complete video and audio facilities, supporting six or more cameras. The unit may be used in various ways –
• Parked within an action area, with cables trailing ...