Special Events Senior Producer
Youssef El Alfy
Head of Special Events:
11-12 July 2018
A meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government will be held on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 July 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
The meeting will be chaired by the NATO Secretary General and will include a short opening ceremony. The Meeting will take place at the new NATO Headquarters on Boulevard Leopold III, 1110 Brussels.
An international media centre will open on site on 10 July 2018 at 09h00 and remain open around the clock until 13 July 2018 at 09h00 local time.
Applications for accreditation are now open and must be entered on line by clicking on the following link: https://my.hq.nato.int/
The deadline for accreditation requests is 18h00 (Brussels time) on 27 June 2018. Questions can be directed to email@example.com.
The media advisory for the NATO Summit in Brussels (11 & 12 July) has been updated: https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_155085.htm
Also, please note that the NATO Summit programme is now online: https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/events_156556.htm
All updates will be posted on the NATO website: www.nato.int
EUROVISION Special Events will offer the following facilities onsite:
- HD/SD Standup position for Live programme inserts
- HD/SD Playout
- Non-equipped workspaces with HD/SD Host Broadcaster signal
- HD/SD Connectivity to the Eurovision Global Network
- HD/SD FLEX Hybrid IP Connectivity to the Eurovision Global Network
NOTE REGARDING THE TV AND RADIO BOOTHS:
The Media Centre will include 45 editing booths for television and 15 for radio crews. Each booth is equipped for 3 people with wired internet, wifi, telephone line, Primary Feed (BNC termination) switched permanently to the programme signal, and an ISDN line (for radio booths). The format of the programme signal will be as origin, HD1080/50i with embedded audio & translation channels. In the Radio booths the signal will be made available as analog audio. This is provided at no cost by NATO.TV and Radio Broadcasters who require switchable access to all the HB signals made available secondary/simultaneous Live Feeds, Cutaways, National Briefings, Replays) and / or who require a down-converted SD/SDI version of all host signals available need to book a matrix router panel from Eurovision on a first come first served basis. The rate of 1000 EUR applies per panel/router.Please clearly state in your booking if you wish to receive ONLY the Primary Live feed in HD (at no cost) or if you would like to have switchable access to all the HB signals made available and /or an SD/SDI version of these signals with a panel/router provided by Eurovision at the rate of 1000 EUR.
All cabins with a Eurovision router panel will be equipped with a monitor and CCTV system in order to view all the Host signals available as well as the Eurovision Quad Split.
The cabins without a router panel will only have an SDI cable with the Main Feed locked on FEED 1. There will be no monitor nor CCTV system installed.
The CCTV system & monitor can be booked as an additional service, upon request and upon availability, at the rate of 250 EUR.
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EUROVISION Special Events
+41 22 717 2840
Producers on-site: Dounia Wolteche +32 474 67 39 11
Ivan Stojanovic: +38 163 206 611
The Eurovision MCR will be located in the Media Center, facing the TV & Radio booths.
The Eurovision standup positions will be located on the exterior platform with the flags as a backdrop, in the Agora Hallway and in the Media Center.
Please plan enough time to go to the exterior standup positions as there will only be shuttle buses to and from the exterior standup platform to the Media Center (min. 10 minutes). No walking will be allowed.
Please state your location choice clearly when making the booking.
Please note that you need an access card to access the Flags & Agora standups. The cards are to be withdrawn in the Medica center at the Transport Desk. The cards need to be returned after your live transmission. Please see below:
Please read carefully the instructions to access the stand-up positions: https://www.eurovision.net/broadcast-services-production/ops/events/images/41905-1530736934.pdf.
***11 July: From 13H-15H LOCAL TIME No movement nor shuttle buses, so correspondents needing access to the Exterior platform flags standups will need to be on site before and after the above timings***
Booking: +32 2 227 34 55
Production office: +32 2 227 34 56
STANDUPS 1->4: EXTERIOR PLATFORM FLAGS
Standups 1&2: Upper platform
Standups 3&4: Lower platform
STANDUP 5->6: AGORA HALLWAY
STANDUP 7: MEDIA CENTER
IFB: +32 2 534 74 10
(SAME IFB FOR ALL STANDUPS 1->7)