Gravity Media has partnered with Dubai’s 7 Production to provide outside broadcast facilities for international rights holders and non-rights holders for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar in November.
Both companies will offer the use of truck-based 4K and HD facilities including “Suhail”, Gravity Media’s six-camera HD OB vehicle with DSNG capability, as well as international and local crew.
7 The production claims to have the largest independent fleet of outside broadcast trucks and specialist equipment in the MENA region. The company’s client portfolio includes AFC Asian Cup, MBC Formula 1 coverage for the Middle East, Dakar Rally and Top Chef Arabia.
Gravity Media provided broadcast solutions at the 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018 World Cups.
Eamonn Dowdall, Executive Director of Gravity Media said, “Gravity Media is delighted with the collaboration with Seven Production.
“Working together makes us the strongest and most creative media delivery 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 highly anticipated World Cup.
Gravity Media will also work from its Doha office, which was launched in 2007. Since then, Gravity Media has completed projects for local clients including beIN Sports, Al Jazeera Media Network, Qatar Television, Aspire Zone and the National Olympic Committee from Qatar.
Pierre Tabet, Managing Director of 7 Production, added: “Seven’s collaboration with Gravity Media is the best broadcast partnership the World Cup can have. Our extensive sports broadcasting knowledge combined with years of experience in the Middle East results in the perfect solution for such a world-class event.