ARD Network Production
World Cup Biathlon, Whistler BC
Whistler Olympic Park, Whistler British Columbia
PMTV provided ARD-RBB Network Germany with turnkey unilateral production facilities and services for the IBU World Cup in Whistler. PMTV’s services included providing the Game Creek TV Truck (OB Unit), 26 TV Crew personnel, Satellite Uplink and Transponder services, Dual Avid Adrenaline/EVS Editing Suites, ENG gear, Super Slow Motion Cameras, Robotic Target Cameras, Wireless Camera Systems, Wireless Microphone/IFB/PL gear, 20x20’ Studio Presenters peaked roof stage (5k lb snow bearing capacity) HMI Lighting services, Commentators Systems, as well as Catering/Craft Services. The production spanned eight days on site, with setup and preproduction days as well as four days of live competition broadcasts. Whistler Olympic Park (WOP) is a world class facility and the VANOC management staff were exceedingly accommodating to ensure World Class results for the broadcasters.
ARD Network (Das Erste – The First) and its affiliates are the national television service for Germany and one of the leading Sports Production Broadcasting companies covering major sporting events worldwide.
PMTV provides broadcast productions services to network clients worldwide. PMTV has a long-standing service relationship with German TV Networks ARD and ZDF, having facilitated over 20 major sports events with them beginning in 1999.
To our German Colleagues:
“Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, Liebe deutsche Fernsehpartner und Kollegen !
Wir möchten hiermit zum Ausdruck bringen, dass es für PMTV in den letzten Jahren immer wieder eine Freude war, mit den Kollegen der ARD und für die ARD zu arbeiten. Und, immer wenn PMTV für die ARD am Werke ist, gewinnt meist das Deutsche Team !!!
Mit herzlichen Grüßen
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Email: bpowers (at) pmtv.com