CWG 2014


Glasgow 2014 was the biggest sporting event to take place in the UK  since the London Olympics 2012. Telegenic co-contributed (Opening Ceremony, Swimming, Netball, Rugby, Diving, Gymnastics and Hockey to[..] the 1300 sized production team, which transmitted 300 hours of network coverage, more than 1,300 hours of live action via up to 17 digital streams with 25 OB units in operation to deliver the footage of Glasgow 2014.

Coverage of the Commonwealth Games was run by sports broadcast producers Sunset + Vine and Global Television with the BBC airing over 300 hours across BBC1 and BBC3.

Telegenic sent an outside broadcast truck and a support vehicle to the college to give students and staff training in the latest HD recording and output equipment.The training was part of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative (HBTI), a key part of the Glasgow 2014 games’ legacy programme that will give creative industries students and lecturers from 13 education institutions across the country the opportunity to learn how to use the latest broadcast equipment. More than 200 of the best-performing students will then be chosen to take part in broadcast work experience during the games.