Preditors - Lawrence, J.

Charlie Watts (Editor)

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Abstract

I\'ve learnt that the Preditor is an industry term for Producer Editors or Self-shooting Producers. In other words, the triple threat, producing, shooting and editing their way to the top. The Preditor model has become more frequently used for a variety of broadcasting situations such as; news organisations, reality TV and sports broadcasters, much like IMG. Offering a more flexible method of production than we have seen before the model allows for a small crew (a presenter and a preditor) to be transported anywhere with relatively cheap costs compared to a traditional television crew. During my visit, I met not one but three Preditors, each working for different facets of IMG covering, Golf, Football and Cycling broadcast around the world. After explaining the role of the Preditor one of them had to run to the airport to catch a flight to Thailand for a cycling event, this shows just how in demand and busy these jet setters are.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationKitPlus
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sept 2017

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