The Frenchman Thomas Voeckler dominated and won the 16th stage of the Tour de France.
On arrival, the cyclist for Europcar was at the Euro Media stand to explain the course across the Pyrenean mountain passes which earned him the polka dot jersey for the best climber.
Tag : Sports
Written on July 17, 2012
Written on July 16, 2012
Gérard Choucroun was given the ‘médaille des 20 ans’ (20 year medal) by Christian Prudhomme, director of ASO, as a reward for his loyalty to the Tour de France.
RF production director for Euro Media France, Gérard Choucroun already has 23 Tours de France on his clock.
Since 2003, he has managed hundreds of technicians (cameramen, pilots and drivers) during the month of competition.
Every morning he leads a technical briefing for the teams and coordinates the RF equipment in order to provide smooth live broadcasting with an optimal image quality.
On Sunday, he will complete his ...
Written on July 15, 2012
The OB truck DVS5, usually used for slow motion and super slow motion filming, is housing the Nodal and the Vidéothèque of the Tour de France for France Télévisions for the whole month of July.
This Sunday, the truck is installed in the Pyrenees where the 14th stage took place, and in places reaches gradients of 18%.
Written on July 14, 2012
Written on July 13, 2012
Written on July 13, 2012
On 4th July, benefitting from number one golfing event in France, the French Alstom Open (from 5th to 8th July), the Canal+ group launched its channel dedicated 100% to golf, called Golf+.
Two events which S-TV, an EMF subsidiary, could not miss: 1 SNG production truck, 4 cameras including 1 RF and a double post commentator were dispatched for the launch of Golf+ and the graphics for the French Alstom Open.
Awaited for a long time by golf lovers, the channel available with the Canalsat package, offers in addition to the golf offerings of Canal+, all of the golf tournaments ...
Written on July 12, 2012
Written on July 11, 2012
Written on July 10, 2012
Each year, the RF equipment from EMF offers increasingly captivating images, and shows of its technical feats and exploits. Having received the technological excellence prize from Sports Video Group for the Tour de France in 2007, the Guilde of Television Cameramen have just awarded the “Award of Excellence 2012” for the helicopter images on the Tour de France produced last year by the duo Eric Veyssière and Franck Arrestier.
A big well done for these two and more generally speaking to all of the cameramen who have helped to show images of France and its borders.
Written on July 9, 2012
On Monday 9th July, the cyclists and the technical teams were resting in the Bourguignon city of Mâcon, an occasion for us to show you a photo of the helicopter relay.
The helicopter-relay is coupled with an image helicopter (both belonging to partner company ‘Hélicoptère de France’). Equipped with 2 cameras (one with a wide angle, the other with a longer focus), the image helicopter filmed images from the sky for a live broadcast.
Like a bike driver and the cameraman, the partnership between the cameraman and the helicopter pilot is based on close complicity and talent ...