Due to Covid-19, Season 2 needed to be filmed and produced remotely compared to Season 1 which was shot entirely on location. BMG engineered a complete REMI solution to make production as seamless as the prior year. 8 custom drop kits equipped with Panasonic cameras, iPhones (for cutaway shots), lighting kits, audio gear, monitors, cabling, and transmissions were shipped to the host, co-host, and all series participants. Using physical LiveU encoders at each location, combined with LU-Smart apps installed on the iPhones, BMG was able to ingest multiple remote feeds into its REMI Broadcast Hub to facilitate, switch and record interactive video conversations between the series’ hosts, participants, and producers who were all spread out across the entire U.S.
Over the course of six weeks, BMG’s engineering, and production management prowess, coupled with the staff and host of technical solutions equipped at its REMI Broadcast Hub resulted in a successful Season 2 production