Rehearsing an outside broadcast

When the set is fully rigged, producer and director Geoff Wilson leads his crew in a camera rehearsal. The purpose is to test that the desired shots can be obtained and that all systems – including sound, lighting, and communications – are working correctly.

The full camera rehearsal lasts about twenty minutes. Further down this page, a shorter version of the video – along with bitesize highlights – are available.

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Rehearsing an outside broadcast: medium version

Rehearsing an outside broadcast: bitesize highlights

Full video version of the rehearsal recreation:


With the set fully rigged and camera positions and moves rehearsed, the crew is ready to record the darts contest for later broadcast.