400 staff from MEDIAPRO Group involved in production of a La Liga Clásico

 Barcelona, Spain April 2021: The MEDIAPRO Group was once again in charge of the production and broadcast of the match-day signal of El Clásico between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, one of the most-watched TV sporting events in the world, played for the first time at the Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium in Valdebebas.

In total a 400 strong team, 150 of them working from the studio, made the production of the match possible and despite not being able to be played in front of a crowd in the stadium as a consequence of the COVID-19 health measures in place, the match reached a potential audience of 600 million viewers in more than 180 countries with a customized production from the stadium for five international TV networks: Eleven Poland, Canal + Poland, D-Smart Turkey, TV2 Denmark and beIN MENA.

Mediapro supplies the broadcast production services for el clasico.
In addition, 30 cameras provided spectacular audiovisual coverage with an uninterrupted signal from two hours before the game until after the post-match press conferences, bringing fans around the world the most comprehensive package, without missing a single second of the action. Equipment highlights included two steady cams, a robot-controlled camera in the players’ tunnel, two pole cams, two mini-cameras behind the goals, a 25m high beauty cam set up on a crane and two ultra-high-speed cameras.

New features for this season included: the drone, which saw aerial images from more than a height of 120 meters as well as a parachute feature and film-quality images and capable of focusing on the main shot with the rest fading out, creating a movie-feel to the images. For El Clásico, the MEDIAPRO Group used two cameras simultaneously for the first time.

A real super-production, with latest generation technology guaranteeing the very best viewing quality for football fans around the world and an innovative television experience for one of the world’s biggest sporting events.

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