Sail GP officially launches internationally and partners with Whisper Films for immersive global broadcast READ MORE HERE
- Whisper Films signs three-year deal for global broadcast and production services
- Drones, 360° cameras and patented LiveLineFx technology to deliver immersive, fan-centric broadcast experience
- British firm headed up by F1 legend David Coulthard, popular broadcaster Jake Humphrey and BAFTA Film Award-winning producer Sunil Patel
SailGP today announced Whisper Films as the new global league’s broadcast and production partner, on a three-year deal that will bring the thrill of high-performance sailboat racing to more fans than ever before via patented, leading-edge immersive media technologies.
SailGP, which launched in London last week, has set out to make sailing entertaining and accessible for sports fans all over the world. Whisper Films will play a central role in growing global viewership and broadening the fanbase by delivering an electrifying multi-platform broadcast experience as national team crews race identical, supercharged F50 catamarans in iconic waterfront locations.
Whisper Films brings exceptional broadcast and production pedigree to SailGP’s new global endeavor. The British firm is headed by former Formula One driver and television presenter David Coulthard, BBC and BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey, and BAFTA Film Award-winning producer Sunil Patel. Whisper Films’ bespoke branded content portfolio includes work with sports rights holders such as the NFL, Premier League, Formula One and Formula-E, and blue-chip global brands such as UBS, Ferrari and Hugo Boss. In the summer of 2018, Whisper added contracts with the FA for BBC, US Open tennis for Amazon, Paralympics for Britain’s Channel 4, and magazine programs for the International Hockey Federation and UEFA.