London, UK – 18 October 2019 – Imagen were announced winner of the “Best Archive Transformation Project” for their work with IMG on the Premier League Archive, at the inaugural Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards, last night in London.
Judged by an independent panel of 15 industry experts, The Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards celebrate the exceptional teams behind the most outstanding broadcast productions of the past year.
The Premier League platform has become a one-stop shop for all archive content and data amongst broadcasters worldwide, ensuring its longevity as it meets the differing needs of users who can access this information instantly.
The award was collected by Tim Jobling – CTO at Imagen – who said “This is a truly outstanding achievement. The result speaks volumes for our ongoing work with IMG, Premier League, Premier League Productions and all of the integral teams that help deliver the archive, and our strong focus on innovation and technology.”
Tom Barnes, VP at IMG Replay, commented “The Premier League Archive is very much the benchmark for the industry, so for our teams to be recognised for this award is enormously gratifying. We dedicate significant time to innovation, and we have numerous system additions in the pipeline to ensure the platform goes from strength to strength."
About IMG Replay
As specialist arm of IMG Media, the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of sports programming, IMG Replay is the largest dedicated sports archive in the world. The company has enjoyed a long history of managing, marketing and distributing the archives of prestigious events, federations and governing bodies, ranging from Wimbledon to UFC to Miss Universe.
Imagen is an intuitive video management platform that enables sports organisations, media companies and enterprise sectors to intelligently manage their video content with enhanced functionality, control, and insight. Imagen is being used by global organisations to manage and distribute their expanding video and media libraries – enabling fast, easy, secure and controlled access to content through the highly customisable platform.
Imagen’s customers include The Premier League, World Tennis Association, BP, Reuters, BBC and IMG, part of Endeavor. The secure platform is also used by the Ministry of Defence, and preserves archive collections for Imperial War Museums, the British Library and the BFI.