The HBS Broadcast Academy at IBC2018

The HBS Broadcast Academy at IBC2018 brought together professionals and broadcast experts over the course of three-panel discussions and four masterclasses. These sessions were curated to help the attendees develop and improve their TV broadcasting skills.

Panel Discussions

The 2018 Panel Discussions covered the challenges faced by public broadcasters in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The three sessions included:

  • Acquiring sports rights
  • Digital production
  • Moving beyond SDI in live production

The HBS masterclasses are available for everyone from students starting out in their career to directors at the top of their game. The 4 masterclasses available at IBC2018 gave attendees the opportunity to: 

  • Get hands-on experience directing a sports game using the EVS Live TV Simulator
  • Ask questions and exchange ideas with experts in the industry
  • Network with top sports directors
EVS Live TV Simulator

The live tv simulator assists TV professionals to hone their skills in a controlled environment. IBC2018 attendees were able to have a go at using the live simulator in any of the HBS masterclasses to gain invaluable experience producing and directing a live sports event.