Sunset+Vine was the TV, Digital, News and Distribution partner for the INEOS 1.59 Challenge when Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon runner, became the first person to run the marathon in under two hours on a special day in Vienna.
Coverage began in the days leading up the attempt with preview features and live programming from Vienna as well as social media activity. On the day of the attempt preview and build up shows, second screen data, highlights and news feeds were all added to the live coverage shown on YouTube and taken by 49 broadcasters around the world.
Coverage was seen in 200+ territories; with a live reach of 500m+; 4.8m views on YouTube so far; and more than 9,000 news hits in 296 markets and 1081 channels.
Programmes on air this month include Pro14 rugby on Premier Sports plus international cricket from Australia on BT Sport.
Alec Wilkinson has been appointed by Sunset+Vine as Series Producer for the highly acclaimed grand prix sailing series, The World Sailing Show.
World Rugby has selected Sunset+Vine as its Host Broadcast partner for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in a four year deal.
Sunset+Vine to provide comprehensive host broadcast solution for Eliud Kipchoge’s historic attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier.
Sunset+Vine has teamed up with Channel 4 to produce a highlights show of the 2019 World Chase Tag Championships.
Sunset+Vine has been awarded a new four year host production deal by the ICC covering all live event production services for ICC TV until 2023.
We work with the leading broadcasters, federations & brands in sport.
We deliver programming on a weekly basis to these broadcasters, run daily news campaigns across television and digital and carry out social outreach to major sporting communities across a wide range of sports from football to motorsport to sailing.
Based in London our 15 distribution executives are supported by a global network of agents and distribution managers in key territories with language at the heart of their skills.
Our clients are events, federations, brands and agencies and for them the sole metric is value in whatever form they wish to measure.
Sunset+Vine has won over 50 awards for its work in television production.
Sunset+Vine’s ground-breaking production of Channel 4 Cricket saw the company winning 4 BAFTAs including the Academy’s Special Award in 2005. Coverage of the 2012 Paralympic Games for Channel 4 was a BAFTA winner for Best Sports Programme and Channel 5’s children’s extreme sports series, RAD won a BAFTA for Best Children’s Entertainment Programme.
Royal Television Society Awards have been won for Sunset+Vine’s coverage of 2017 World Athletics Championships; 2016 Rio Paralympic Games; 2012 London Paralympic Games (Special Judges Award); and for the Channel 4 Cricket output.