Minsk 2019: The 2nd European Games

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Following the successful inaugural European Games in Baku in 2015, the second European Games have just concluded in Minsk, Belarus.

More than 4,000 athletes from 50 countries competed across 10 days in 200 different medal events. Of the 15 sports and 23 disciplines, 10 provided qualification for Tokyo 2020, and among the Olympic regulars such as athletics and cycling, athletes were also vying for honours in ‘new’ sports such as beach soccer and sambo.

Gearhouse Broadcast France were heavily involved during the Games, preparing, installing and supporting the IBC media workflow, from ingest to logging, editing and playout. We also supplied a number of slow-motion cameras packages. All in all, 4.5 tonnes of equipment was shipped to the Belarus capital, complete with the Gearhouse Broadcast supporting team.

The Games began on Friday 21st June, and closed on Sunday 30th.

GEARHOUSE BROADCAST HAS BECOME GRAVITY MEDIA

On 31 October 2019, the four leading broadcast and production houses Gearhouse Broadcast, Hyperactive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment owned by Gravity Media Group started trading under the brand name of ‘Gravity Media’. All Gravity Media companies around the world are making this transition and will now go to market as a single brand with a bold new look and purpose.

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Gravity Media is a leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors. We use the collective pull of our people and resources to capture, craft and create world-class content that inspires and excites.

We are driven by client service excellence, and we never stand still. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise, and efficient delivery.

Gravity Media is a brand-new company with a 30-year pedigree, a force to be reckoned with formed by the coming together of Gearhouse Broadcast, HyperActive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment. Our 500 people serve clients across the sport, media, news and entertainment industries from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar.

At the centre of Gravity Media lie three broad categories of expertise: media services & facilitiesproduction & content; and equipment rental & sales.


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