(London, England--June 21, 2013) Camera Corps (a Vitec Group company) announces a major addition to its management team with the appointment of Shaun Glanville as Business Development Director. He joins the company as of 15 July from London-based Supponor Inc where he was Head of Broadcast Technology.
Educated at Bournemouth University and Manchester Metropolitan University, Shaun Glanville began his broadcast industry career in 1996 with Sky, advancing from Assistant Producer through Production Manager of major international sports events to Deputy Head of Production Studios. In 2007 he established Envisage Media Consultants, working for a wide range of clients including AETN, Beijing Olympic Broadcasting, the English Football Association, Guinness, ITFC, Sky Poker, UEFA, VSI and Wembley Stadium, before playing a key role in launching Britain's first 24-hour high-definition news channel, Sky News on election night 2010. He then moved on to overseeing Arabic television network Al Jazeera Sports' groundbreaking London 2012 Olympic coverage across multiple platforms and constructing four London-based Al Jazeera studios to cover the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
"Shaun brings exactly the right combination of focus and dynamism we are looking for as we progress our broadcast production support, equipment rental and product design activity," says Camera Corps founder and Managing Director Laurie Frost. "He has an excellent understanding of the broadcast business and the specific challenges faced in televising large-scale live stage and sports events."
"Camera Corps is a world leader in compact remote camera control technology," Shaun Glanville adds. "It has the equipment and experienced personnel required to support any indoor or outdoor television production, regardless of scale, plus the technical resources to design and manufacture devices to match new or unusual demands. I look forward to working alongside the Camera Corps rental, production-support and equipment development staff, and their colleagues within the Vitec Group, to expand the company's reach and the breadth of its activity."
A Vitec Group company, Camera Corps specialises in providing high-volume support services for reality television programmes as well as very large-scale sports and stage events. Based on the site of the former Brooklands motor-racing circuit near London’s Heathrow airport, Camera Corps has achieved a pre-eminent reputation for its ability to acquire exciting and unusual television content from exceptionally challenging environments.
The Camera Corps rental fleet includes remote heads such as Minishots and HotShots, a wide range of HD cameras and lenses, plus the Q-Ball, Q-Ball Pre-Set and RF Q-Ball family of all-weather ultra-compact remote pan/tilt/zoom/focus cameras. Fully remote weatherproof camera systems and remotely controlled underwater systems, in-goal cameras, com-cams and long-range optical/hybrid links complement the fleet. See http://www.cameracorps.co.uk