Both companies will offer 4K and HD trucks, including Gravity Media's HD OB vehicle with DSNG capability, Suhail.
Gravity Media and 7 Production, a Dubai-based Film & Broadcasting Independent Production House, have signed a strategic partnership for the Qatar World Cup 2022.
Gravity Media and 7 Production will provide outside broadcast facilities for the rights and non-rights holders at the competition, which is taking place from November 21 until December 18, 2022.
Both companies will offer 4K and HD truck-based facilities including Gravity Media’s six-camera HD OB vehicle with DSNG capability Suhail as well as the addition of international and locally-based crew. The Gravity Media team can also work closely on all projects from its Doha office.
Since 2007, Gravity Media has successfully delivered projects for numerous local clients including beIN Sports, Al Jazeera Media Network, Qatar Television, Aspire Zone, Qatar National Olympic Committee, and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy.
In 2007, 7 Production began customising the first Outside Broadcast Trucks to cater for local sports productions and later, was the first to introduce 4K to the region. 7’s client portfolio includes the AFC Asian Cup, MBC Formula 1 coverage for the Middle East, The Dakar Rally, and Top Chef Arabia.
Meanwhile, 7 Production will offer four medium and large-sized HD/4K Outside Broadcast trucks, the smallest being twelve+ cameras. In addition, all trucks have SNG capability for live transmission along with specialist ENG, 4G and remote cameras.
Speaking about the partnership, Eamonn Dowdall, Executive Director of Gravity Media said: “Gravity Media looks forward to the collaboration with Seven Production. Working together makes us the most powerful and creative media broadcasting partnership, allowing us to offer cutting edge production services across the region. Our state-of-the-art OB vehicles are readily available for the upcoming eagerly anticipated World Cup.”
Pierre Tabet, Managing Director of 7 Production, added: “Seven’s collaboration with Gravity Media is the best broadcasting partnership the World Cup could possibly have. Our extensive knowledge in sports broadcasting combined with years of experience in the Middle East results in the perfect solution for such a world-class event.”