*See FAQ “Who Handles Live Productions” below.
A minimum of eight (8) weeks is necessary to adequately publicize an event, canvass for sponsors, as well as to organize local production crew.
Promoters will be granted a portion of broadcast ad inventory for each event to sell to local businesses, proceeds from which shall be split with VIVE Network.
VIVE Network will hire, manage, and pay for camera crew and broadcast engineer/s, as well as cover costs associated with the:
Either HD HDR or UHD HDR, depending upon the production. Spectators will enjoy the events in the highest resolution of which their device(s) is (are) capable.
Yes, regardless of whether a fight card includes (a) title fight(s). However, in the case of fight cards featuring title fights, replays may be sold for pay-per-view price slightly lower than the live ticket prices, subject to agreement. Otherwise, promoters will have the ability to showcase non-title fights on their web channels for free relatively soon after the live PPV.
Promoters will have exclusive financial responsibility for:
VIVE Network aims to fill the UHD entertainment void by democratizing the production, distribution, and monetization of live UHD HDR content, such as niche sports with massive fan bases, thereby addressing the demand of multimillions of UHD viewers worldwide.
VIVE has developed a workflow that eliminates the need for satellite trucks, therefore allowing for small footprint at venues and backhauling to a central studio that packages and prepares streams for distribution in real time to all devices globally.
VIVE Network’s Objectives
Given the number of UHD screens sold globally, there is a deficit of premium UHD HDR content which makes for a captive audience.
Lifestyle and sports entertainment is fragmented as it is, and consumers are cord-cutting in favor of à la carte choices. Aggregating the best collection of UHD entertainment is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
VIVE’s interest is propelling the initiative to proliferate premium UHD HDR entertainment, hence VIVE champions the notion of all for one and one for all. In the case of its ’open’ and accessible PaaS for content owners, it’s all about flexibility and scalability.
Steady supply of quality programming ensures regular consumption, so VIVE has devised a mechanism whereby to train and recruit aspiring film and television production professionals entirely within the realm of ultra-high definition.
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The UHD Opportunity
Earlier this year the BBC received a total of 1.6 million requests for its 4K UHD test streams of World Cup and Wimbledon.
– Forbes.com, July 24, 2018
There will be over 220 million homes worldwide with an Ultra HD television at the end of 2018, an increase of 50% in twelve months. That figure is expected to jump to 600 million led by North American household adoption of 71% by 2023.
This has been a great year for Ultra HD with audience demand reaching new heights thanks to the draw of exciting live events.
While 2018 was the year of the 4K ramp up, 2019 will be all about Ultra HD growth and expansion, as we continue to collaborate with networks and content producers to bring new and brand name channels, live events, and more Pay TV providers and viewers into the world of Ultra HD. Stay tuned!
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