Case Study - Red Bull Cape Fear

Footage from Red Bull Cape Fear 2019.

Project Overview

Red Bull Surfing hosted its Cape Fear competition Sunday, May 12, 2019 using Singular overlays to power their live stream. Despite the event taking place in Tasmania, Red Bull Media House ran its production remotely from its Santa Monica, California studio 12,780 km away, demonstrating the power of Singular's cloud-based workflow. The remote production saved Red Bull travel and lodging expenses, proving to be not only cost-effective but better for the environment. RCS built the bespoke overlays in Singular's Composer and

The Production Details

Singular's overlays were integrated with on-site data provider CompuSurf to use interfaced, real-time stats for the competition's heat leaderboards, overall leaderboards, and surfer scores. Using an Amazon Web Service data interface built by Certified Service Provider, Reality Check Systems, Red Bull was able to feed live data sent from CompuSurf in Tasmania through the cloud and into its overlays being operated in California. Vmix and Singular used in production.

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Key Takeaways

Singular aids in creating remote productions which have the potential to reduce environmental impacts and production expenses.




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